The Campus Ministry room is located on the second floor, Room 200. Visitors are always welcome! If our Director of Campus Ministry or the Campus Ministry Team can be of any help to your family, or if you would like to volunteer your time and talent, please contact Sarah Manzano.
The Campus Life Team consists of the Core Team and the Retreat Team.
Laredo Immersion Program
• Open to all Mercy Students
• Engage in direct service to assist people in need
• Learn about immigration, human trafficking, and health care
• Partner with the Sisters of Mercy in their efforts to
stand in solidarity with the poor and suffering
Director of Campus Ministry
Fr. Ralph Metts, Chaplain
The Department of Campus Ministry at Mercy High School is an outreach to the entire community to promote Christian life. Opportunities to expand that life are provided to all students and faculty. All members of the school community share responsibility for its faith life. Youth ministry, in the best sense, is experienced in all of young people's relationships--with each other, with caring adults, with their families and with the larger community. Teachers, especially, attempt to integrate this ministry into their own roles as educators. A team of faculty and a core group of students seek to provide the student body with:
All students are invited to witness to their faith through the following venues:
All students are invited to exercise leadership and actively participate in Campus Ministry through the following:
The Department of Campus Ministry takes as its starting point these statements from the Mercy High School Philosophy Statement:
Mercy recognizes the goal of helping each student to mature in her own religious faith in a Catholic Christian environment that nurtures self-esteem, integrity, respect for human rights, compassion for others, and a maturing faith in God. In this climate, which stresses mutual respect, Mercy encourages the student to work toward becoming a sensitive and self-confident adult who demonstrates a responsible concern for the human condition and responds to the needs of the world.