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Our Lady of Mercy Parish sponsors a number of ministries of sacraments, service, social action, spirituality and education.  We invite you to browse these pages to learn more about the vibrant faith community of Our Lady of Mercy and the many spiritual and physical services it provides to the parish and greater community.

Legion of Mary • Men of St. Joseph • Outreach Ministries 
• Sacramental Ministries • Social Action • Youth Ministries • 33 Days to Morning Glory

Legion of Mary


Legion of Mary


According to the Legion of Mary, the organization "was founded in Dublin, Ireland on 7 September 1921. It is a lay catholic organisation whose members are giving service to the Church on a voluntary basis in almost every country.The object of the Legion of Mary is the glory of God through the holiness of its members developed by prayer and active co-operation in Mary’s and the Church’s work.

The unit of the Legion of Mary is called a praesidium, which holds a weekly meeting, where prayer is intermingled with reports and discussion. Persons who wish to join the Legion must apply for membership in a Praesidium.

The Legion sees as its priority the spiritual and social welfare of each individual. The members participate in the life of the parish through visitation of families, the sick, both in their homes and in hospitals and through collaboration in every apostolic and missionary undertaking sponsored by the parish.

Every legionary is required to carry out a weekly apostolic work in the spirit of faith and in union with Mary."

For information about the Legion of Mary at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, please contact the parish office at 401.884.4968.

Men of St. Joseph


Men of St. Joseph


Men of St. Joseph meetings are held the first Saturday of each month at 7:00AM in the Parish Rectory Conference room.  Contact Deacon John Dowd for more information at deacon@olmparish.org or at 884.4968