Welcome to St. Mary, Mother of Mercy Catholic Church

Click on the PDF below for our Welcome packet

Mass Schedules:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - 5:30 PM  

Thursday - 9 AM

Saturday - 5 PM

Sunday Mass - 10 AM

*Reconciliation 45 minutes before each Weekend Mass.  By appointment for daily Mass

Holy Days of Obligation   Please refer to our Church Bulletin or News & Events

Church Staff:

Pastor - Father Richard Rasch, O de M.

Deacon - Deacon Ken Cochran

Parish Secretary – Mrs. Bonnie Palleschi

Sacristan – Ms. Anna Bolduc  

Maintenance  – Mr. Jim Palleschi

Director of Religious Education – Mrs. Julie Johnson

How to Reach Us:

Parish Office   -- 904-259-2959 or 

Parish Email – stmarychurchmacclenny@gmail.com

Father Richard Rasch  --  1-216-701-0606 or richardsrasch@gmail.com

Deacon Ken Cochran --- 904-570-7765

Parish Registration

We encourage all who worship regularly at St. Mary, Mother of Mercy Catholic Church to register with us as your Church of record. Registration allows us to communicate with you, helps us to serve you, and is required for the celebration of certain Sacraments.


Click here for our parish registration form.


Parish Bulletin:  the parish bulletin is the weekly publication and the primary way to announce important events and activities of the parish.  Submissions for inclusion into the bulletin are due by Thursday to Johnna Whitmor before the week of publication.   Johnna can be reached at johnnawhitmor@gmail.com

Parish Website:  Our parish website (https://www.stmarymacclenny.org/) is another source of information about our parish.  Here you can find the Mass schedule; information about the Sacraments; Faith formation; parish ministries; an event calendar, bulletins and much more.

Parish App:  this app is for IOS and Android devices.  It puts news and information at your fingertips.  It offers faith-building resources and features, such as the Daily Mass readings, Confession helps, prayer time reminders; submit prayer requests and much more – all in the palm of your hand.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion to the Sick and Homebound

We have several parishioners that assist our Priest and Deacon by distributing Holy Communion to parishioners who are homebound or in hospitals and nursing homes.  Please call the Parish Office at 904-259-2959, Bonnie Palleschi at 904-570-7765 or Father Richard Rasch at 216-701-0606 if you have a loved one who is in need of this Sacrament.

Funeral Information

The loss of a loved one is a difficult time for family and friends. For assistance in planning a proper Vigil, Funeral, and Committal (Burial), please the Parish Office at 904-259-2959, Bonnie Palleschi at 904-570-7765 or Father Richard Rasch at 216-701-0606.

In addition, our Women of Faith are available to provide a memorial reception following the funeral. Please contact Debbie Griffin at 904-860-9708 or Carol Tharpe at 904-753-2679.

Click here for more information on Catholic Funerals.