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Campus Ministry

Our Mission 

Mercyhurst University Campus Ministry creates a hospitable environment and a locus for spiritual development of the entire university community.  By our grounding in the Catholic tradition and Mercy heritage we support all faith traditions, foster holistic, communal development, and nurture leadership focused in service and justice.

When classes are in session, Sunday Mass is celebrated in Christ the King Chapel at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and daily Mass is offered every Monday through Thursday at 8:00 a.m..  The 11:00 a.m. Mass is offered every week (including the summer), whether or not classes are in session.  Please note these three exceptions: (1) on Sunday, May 14th Mass moves to 9:30 a.m. for Baccalaureate; (2) there will be no Mass on campus on Sunday, May 21st; and (3) Mass moves to 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 11th for Alumni Reunion Weekend. 

Contact a member of our staff to learn more about our many active student-led retreats, fellowship groups and outreaches. 

Are you interested in being married in Christ the King Chapel?  Contact our chaplain, Fr. Jim Piszker at  

Are you looking to contact our student-led retreat ministry, MYRACLE?  Email the student leaders at






Our Staff

Greg Baker, Director: (814) 824-2301;
Jenell Patton, Assistant Director: (814) 824-2549;
Fr. Jim Piszker, Chaplain: (814) 824-2467;
Anthony Sardini, Director of Liturgical Music: (814) 602-1646;