MVC’s Annual Commissioning Mass! 

Event Details: Mercy Volunteers serving in the United States and South America will all be gathering in Burlingame, CA for Orientation Retreat. To send off our Mercy Volunteers and celebrate their upcoming year serving people on the margins, Mercy Volunteer Corps is hosting a Commissioning Mass. Sister Judy Carle will offer the address to the volunteers during mass. Attendees are invited to join us after mass for a light reception to mingle with MVC staff and meet the Mercy Volunteers!

Date: The Commissioning Mass will be on Saturday, August 11th at 4 o’clock in the afternoon.

Location: This event will be held at Mercy Chapel in Mercy Center in Burlingame, CA.

RSVP: Please RSVP by contacting Katie Frederick (215.641.5535 or or by submitting the form below.

RSVP for the Commissioning Mass: Burlingame, CA

You’re Invited to MVC’s First Annual Alumni Retreat! 

Event Details: Mercy Volunteers Corps invites you to join us for our first annual alumni retreat from October 5-7th in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. Participants can arrive as early as 2pm on Friday, October 5th to enjoy the space (and the beach!) and stay until 2pm on Sunday, October 7th. The retreat programming will run from 8pm on Friday until 12pm on Sunday and all participants are asked to be in the retreat space for that duration.

Location: This event will be held at a Mercy retreat space in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. The best airport to fly into is Philadelphia International Airport where staff or alumni can assist in picking you up and driving you to Sea Isle (approximately 1.5 hours). Additionally, MVC can assist in coordinating carpool efforts from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York City. Please let us know with your RSVP if you would like to carpool!

Cost: The retreat cost is $75 for each participant to help offset the cost of the retreat space. A $40 deposit is due by July 25th to secure your spot and the additional $35 is due by September 15th. You can write a check to ‘Mercy Volunteer Corps’ with a memo of ‘alumni retreat’ or send cash to our main office (1325 Sumneytown Pike Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437).

RSVP: Please RSVP by contacting Elizabeth MacNeal (215.641.5535 or or by submitting the form below.

*At this time the retreat house is at full capacity. If you would like to add your name to the waitlist please submit the RSVP form below. MVC is currently assessing options for additional housing.*

RSVP for the Alumni Retreat