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Yolanda Escobar,

Pastoral Assistant

Annita Gonzalez,

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Diana Enriquez,

Secretary

Miguel Martinez, IT

Sergio Garcia,

Maintenance 

Sylvia Jimenez, PCL

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(Closed 12 pm - 1 pm)

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Tue  ~  9am - 6pm

Wed  ~  9am - 5pm

Thu  ~  9am - 6pm

Fri  ~  9am - 6pm

Sat/Sun  ~   Closed

 

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SEVENTH SUNDAY IN 
ORDINARY TIME
FEBRUARY 23, 2020
Grant, we pray, almighty God, that, always pondering spiritual things, we may carry out in both word and deed that which is pleasing to you. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, you Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Monday, February 24, 2020
Laudes @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Classes @ 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Hall/School)
(1st-3rd Grades & 1st Communion & RCIA for Children)

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Laudes @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Classes @ 6:00 - 7:30 pm (Hall)
(4th - 8th Grades)

Ash Wednesday, February 26, 2020
NO ADORATION
Mass with Ashes @ 7:00 am (Church)
Liturgy of the Word with Ashes @ 12:00 noon (Church)
Liturgy of the Word with Ashes @ 4:30 pm (Church)
Mass with Ashes @ 7:00 pm (Church)

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Bible Study @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
Men's ACTS Meeting @ 7:00 pm (Hall #5)

Friday, February 28, 2020
No Laudes
Stations of the Cross @ 6:30 pm (Church)

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Rite o Elect in the Basilica @ 2:00 pm (San Juan)
Confession @ 3:00 pm (Church)
Mass @ 4:00 pm - English - (Church)

Sunday, February 30, 2020
Mass @ 7:00 am - Spanish - (Church)
Mass @ 9:00 am - English - (Church)
Mass @ 11:00 am - English - (Church)
Mass @ 1:00 pm - Spanish - (Church)
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
ADORATION: We invite you to be a committed adorer.  If you want to spend one hour with Jesus, please call Sylvia Gonzales @ 565-6094.

NO MASS on Monday, February 24 and Tuesday, February 25. Father Olivier will be celebrate Mass on Ash Wednesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 27.

DIVINE MERCY CONFERENCE on Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ the Weslaco Performing Arts Center - 506 E. 6th Street in Weslaco, Texas.  Registration is $35 per person includes lunch.  For more information, please call 956-351-5978 or for tickets contact Sylvia Sosa @ 246-9712.

WHAT DO I DO WITH BLESSED PALMS??? Here you ever wondered what to do with palm branches blessed on Palm Sunday? If you have blessed palms from years past, this is your opportunity to clean your house.  We are asking all parishioners to bring them back to the church on Sunday, February 22.  There will be baskets available at the entrance of the Church for the palms.

PRAYERS ARE REQUESTED FOR THE FOLLOWING: Javier Campos, Elizabeth Walker Escobar, Juan Fierro, Abelardo Leal, Elva Martinez, Roman Franco Rodriguez, Martina Rodriguez, Susie Ruiz and Mary Salinas.
ASH WEDNESDAY: IMPOSITION OF ASHES DURING ALL MASSES AND SERVICES - FEBRUARY 26, 2020
7:00 AM               MASS (SPANISH)
12:00 NOON          LITURGY OF THE WORD SERVICE (ENGLISH)
4:30 PM               LITURGY OF THE WORD SERVICE (ENGLISH)
7:00 PM               MASS (ENGLISH)
(NO ADORATION ON THIS DAY)

STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Every Friday at 6:30 pm in the Church beginning on
February 28     Knights of Columbus #12869
March 6           Adoration/My Angel Rosary Group
March 13         Men's ACTS
March 20         CDA
March 27         Altar Servers
April 3              RCIA for Adults
April 19            Live Stations of the Cross @ 3 pm by CCE Students
DAILY MASS READINGS
Monday, February 24:       James 3: 13-18; Mark 9: 14-22
Tuesday, February 25:      James 4: 1-10; Mark 9: 30-37
Wednesday, February 26: Joel 2:12-18; 2 Corinthians 5:30--6:2; Matthew 6:16-18
Thursday, February 27:     Deuteronomy 30: 15-20; Luke 9: 22-25
Friday, February 28:          Isaiah 58: 1-9a; Matthew 9: 14-15
Saturday, February 29:     Isaiah 58: 9b-14; Luke 5: 27-32
Sunday, February 30:        Genesis 2: 7-9, 3:1-7; Romans 5:12-19 or 12, 17-19;
                                          Matthew 4: 1-11
CONFESSIONS: SATURDAYS @ 3:00 PM
CELEBRATION OF THE  EUCHARIST
SATURDAY     4:00 PM - ENGLISH
SUNDAY         7:00 AM - SPANISH
                          9:00 AM -  ENGLISH
                         11:00 AM - ENGLISH
                           1:00 PM - SPANISH
MONDAY - THURSDAY @ 7:00 AM (SPANISH)
FIRST FRIDAY @ 7:00 AM (SPANISH)
OUR LADY OF MERCY CATHOLIC CHURCH
322 S. VERMONT AVE (P.O. BOX 805)
MERCEDES, TEXAS 78570
Parish Office (956) 565-1141 - Fax (956) 565-1640
(956) 514-5138 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE
EMAIL ADDRESS: olm@cdob.org