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Rev. Jean Olivier M. Sambu, Pastor


Deacon Roberto Cantu

Yolanda Escobar,

Pastoral Assistant

Annita Gonzalez,

Bookkeeper

Diana Enriquez,

Secretary/DRE

Miguel Martinez, IT

Sergio Garcia,

Maintenance

Angie Garza,

Marriage Couple Sponsor

Office Hours:

(Closed 12 pm - 1 pm)

Mon  ~  9am - 6pm

Tue  ~  9am - 6pm

Wed  ~  9am - 5pm

Thu  ~  9am - 6pm

Fri  ~  9am - 6pm

Sat/Sun  ~   Closed

 

Tel.  (956)565-1141

 (956) 565-1640 fax

olm@cdob.org

 

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WE ARE NOW

ACCEPTING

CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS

IN THE PARISH OFFICE!

CONFESSION
 The time has change for Confession at 
4:00 pm on Saturdays. Beginning 
and Mass will be changed to 5:00 pm.
BUILDING COMMITTE FATHER OLIVIER 
Jodie Martinez
Alma Zepeda
Calixtro Gomez
Joel Quintanilla
Samuel Longoria
Fernando Dominguez

Welcome

to

Our Lady of Mercy

Catholic Church

A Parish of the Diocese of Brownsville - Weslaco Deanery


NEW!  Make your contributions to OLM online through our Online Giving portal.

Crown of Bethlehem

Walk Where Jesus Walked

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 10 day

October 21st - 30th, 2019

Spiritual Director: Fr. Jean Olivier Sambu

Our Lady of Mercy-Mercedes, Texas

$2950.00 per person


Round Trip from McAllen Airport (MFE) includes Hotel 4 stars and up, Double Occupancy, 2 Meals a day (Breakfast and Dinner), Daily Sightseeing, Masses, Airport Taxes, Fuel Surcharges.)

For more information, please contact parish office 565-1141.

FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT

By your help, we beseech you, Lord our God, may we walk eagerly in that same charity with which, out of love for the world, your Son handed himself over to death. Through our Lord  Jesus  Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE/RCIA FOR CHILDREN (1st - 3rd) @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm (Hall)
1st Confession @ 5:30 pm (Church)
TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2019:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE (4TH-8TH) @ 6:00 - 7:30 pm (Hall)
CDA MEETING @ 6:45 PM (School #9)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019
Mass (S) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Adoration @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
Vespers & Benediction @ 6:30 pm (Church)
CCE/RCIA FOR ADULTS @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm (Hall)
THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE - 1ST COMMUNION-MIDDLE @ 5:30-7:00 pm (Hall)
Bible Study @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Stations of the Cross @ 6:30 pm (Church)
SATURDAY, APRIL13, 2019
Confession @ 4:00 pm (Church)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church)
SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2019
Mass @ 7:00 am Spanish (Church)
Mass @ 9:00 am English (Church)
Mass @ 11:00 am English (Church)
Mass @ 1:00 pm Spanish (Church)
Passion Play Practice @ 3:00 pm (Church Grounds)
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
    Every Friday at 6:30 pm in the Church 

April 5               Altar Servers
April 12                RCIA for Adults
April 19               Live Stations of the Cross @ 3:00 pm by the CCE Students 

PASSION PLAY PRACTICE on Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 pm on Our Lady of Mercy Church Grounds. For more information please contact Coach Pete Martinez at 463-9075.


PALM SUNDAY – April 14– Masses @ 7:00, 9:00, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm


CHRISM MASS – Tuesday, April 16 (Basilica) @ 6:30pm


NO ADORATION – Wednesday, April 17


HOLY THURSDAY  April 18 - Mass @ 6:30 pm and 

Adoration all organizations

8:00 pm – CCE, RCIA for Children & Adult and Catechists (Diana)

8:30 pm – Altar Servers (Rogelio)

9:00 pm – Adoration Group (Sylvia G.)

9:30 pm – Men’s ACTS (Armando Ed)

10:00 pm – CDA (Nora)

10:30 pm – Lectors & Eucharist Ministers (All Coordinators)

11:00 pm - Choirs (Mike, Gary & Tony)

11:30 pm – Knights of Columbus (Ignacio Garcia)


GOOD FRIDAY – April 19

3:00 pm – Live Stations of the Cross

6:30 pm–Liturgy of the Word and Veneration of the Cross 


HOLY SATURDAY – April 20 - Mass @ 9:00 pm 


EASTER SUNDAY – April 21 – Masses @ 7:00, 9:00, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm


DAILY MASS READINGS
Monday, April 8:           
Daniel 13: 1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62; John 8: 12-20
Tuesday, April 9:          
Number 21: 4-9; John 8: 21-30
Wednesday, April 10:     
Daniel 3: 14-20, 91-92, 95; John 8: 31-42
Thursday, April 11:         
Genesis 17: 3-9; John 5: 1-2, 10, 25-30
Friday, April 12:              
Jeremiah 20: 10-13; John 10: 31-42
Saturday, April 13:         
Ezequiel 37: 21-28; John 11:45-56
Sunday, April 14:            
Luke 19: 28-40; Isaiah 50: 4-7; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14--23: 56
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)
LAUDES (MORNING PRAYER) on 2nd, 3rd & 4th Fridays (S)
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