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  • Ready for reconciliation.
  • Ready to receive.
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“Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know You, a heart to seek You, wisdom to find You, conduct pleasing to You, faithful perseverance in waiting for You, and a hope of finally embracing You.  Amen.”

Welcome to Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish!

Together with Mary our Mother, our Catholic Community welcomes all to receive, live and share the Divine Mercy that comes from Jesus.  We are a community of faith that thrives on the sacramental life of the Church. We welcome you and your family of all ages to our family of faith, without judgment. We truly hope that you allow us to serve you in whatever way we can, and we invite you to be a full and active participant in our parish to the extent that you are able. Please come and celebrate with us each week and make this community an extension of your own family. Welcome Home!

NEW!

Gospel Reflection Small Group

Here at Mary Mother of Mercy Parish we are starting a small group or small Christian community program. We know that when a group of up to 12 believers come together in the home to pray and reflect on the word of God good things will happen. This is the way that the Catholic Church was started by Jesus and the apostles.

Our small groups are rooted in the universal Church and are under the authority of our pastor here at Mary Mother of Mercy Parish. The purpose of this first small group initiative will be to read, reflect and learn about the Gospel reading for the upcoming Sunday. When appropriate we will highlight the Old Testament prophecy that is fulfilled by this Gospel passage and the section of the Catechism of the Catholic Church that is relevant to this teaching.

Small groups will be held in the home and will last no more than one hour. The day and time of each small group meeting will be set by the group host. The outline and session content will be posted here on the Mary Mother of Mercy website. Any parishioner can start a small group. Just invite some friends or family members and get started right away!

If you would like to participate, but are not able to host a Small Group, please call the Parish Office with your name and contact information, and you will be connected with others in your situation. Likewise, if you would like to host a Small Group and are open to members you are not acquainted with, please let the Parish Office know.

Click the 'Small Groups' tab above for information on how to get started, and for the Gospel Reflection Outline of the week.

 

St. Helen's Separated & Divorced Ministry

This program will be held every Thursday evening in the Lower Hall of Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church at 7pm, starting on Thursday, September 12. The program will have two 12-week sessions - one in the Fall, 2019 and one in the Spring, 2020.

Those faithful who are dealing with the pain and loneliness of divorce/separation are welcomed to join this spiritual support group with a Catholic message of hope and support. Deacon Kevin Laughlin, NJAPC will be therapist and professional resource at all meetings.  In order to make sure there are enough textbooks and refreshments, please register by August 29. (Nominal fee for materials will be collected at the first meeting.) Please register at: [email protected] as soon as possible.  Thank you.

Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil:
     5 pm - Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Sunday: 
     8 am - Our Lady of Lourdes Church
     9:30 am - Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
    11 am - Our Lady of Lourdes Church
   
Weekdays:
     Monday - Saturday: 9 am - Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church

Reconciliation:
Confessions are heard on Saturdays from 9:30 - 10 am at Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church, from 3:15 - 4:15 pm in the Chapel at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, and by appointment.

Schedule Change

Please note that beginning on Wednesday, September 4, the daily Mass will change from 9am at Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church to 6:15pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

Parish Office Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday - Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

If you need to reach someone outside of regular office hours you can email Meryl Cerana ( [email protected] ).

Have you pledged your support yet?

Click to view Bishop Sullivan's Catholic Strong message.

Strengthening our faith and our Church for future generations, 70% of the funds donated in our parish will remain in our parish to address needs in our own community.
Our goal is $1,125,000, and your help in reaching our goal is vital.

Where will the money collected go?
Our Parish Case Statement can be viewed by clicking here.

Thank you for your support.

Raised to Date: $941,833

Parish Goal: $150,192    Raised to Date: $112,619

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Registrations are being accepted now for the
2019/2020 Youth Faith Formation year!!

We’re getting ready for a great year of Faith Formation!

Please help us and register your child(ren) for classes as soon as possible!

Registration Forms 

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Community Connections

Loving someone struggling with addiction can be very difficult, painful, and chaotic. A community support group can help by offering peer support for anyone affected by drug addiction. Join the group on Saturday mornings at 9:30am at The Church of Incarnation, 240 Main Street, Mantua, NJ. All are welcome to attend, including those suffering from addiction/alcoholism, family members and those who have experienced a loss from the disease. For more information, call 609-617-9959.

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Something to think about...questions for this week

Are you inclined to store up earthly treasures for yourself, and neglect becoming rich in what matters to God?

Is it time to re-evaluate your priorities and do things differently?

(Though it varies from person to person, it generally takes no less than 21 days to develop a new habit. It also takes discipline, courage and determination on a daily basis.)

Email Communications from Parish Staff:

Please know that our parish priests and staff members will never contact you via email to ask that you provide them with gift cards or assist them financially in a crisis situation. If you receive an email which is seemingly being sent by a priest or staff member requesting financial assistance of any kind, please report it to the Parish Office immediately ([email protected]). Thank you.

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Bishop Sullivan's Statement

"Because we ourselves are unable to atone for so much wrong,
we unite ourselves to the infinite merits of our Savior Jesus."

- St. Peter Julian Eymard

  Bishop Dennis Sullivan's Pastoral Message on Release of Names of Credibly Accused Clergy

Bishop Sullivan's Statement & Clergy Disclosure List

What is God calling you to do?

 

Discernment groups are meeting now for those men discerning a call to the priesthood, as well as for women discerning a call to the religious life to help answer the question, 'What is God calling me to do?'.
More information can be found by contacting the Diocesan Office for Vocations at 583-2864.

Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish

 is a Roman Catholic parish serving central Gloucester County, New Jersey. Our parish community was formed from the former parishes Our Lady Queen of Peace in Pitman, and Our Lady of Lourdes in Glassboro.  We are a part of the Camden Diocese, under the leadership of the Most Reverend Dennis Sullivan.

“Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know You, a heart to seek You, wisdom to find You, conduct pleasing to You, faithful perseverance in waiting for You, and a hope of finally embracing You.  Amen.”