Our Lady of Mercy Church

322 S. Vermont (PO Box 805) Mercedes, Tx. 78570

(956)565-1141 Office  ~  (956)565-1640 Fax  ~  (956)514-5138 CCE Office

olm@cdob.org

 

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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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IN THE PARISH OFFICE!

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.
TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
AUGUST 19, 2018
O God, who have prepared for those who love you good things which no eye can see, fill our hearts, we pray, with the warmth of your love, so that, loving you in all things and above all things, we may attain your promises, which surpass every human desire. Through Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen. 
IMPORTANT DATES

Monday, August 20:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Echoes of Faith @ 6:30 pm (Hall # 3)
Tuesday, August 21:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Echoes of Faith @ 6:30 pm (Hall # 3)
Wednesday, August 22:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Adoration @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
Vespers & Benediction @ 6:30 pm (Church)
Echoes of Faith @ 6:30 pm (Hall # 3)
Thursday, August 23:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)                      
Bible Class @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
Protecting God's Children Class @ 6:30 pm (Hall)
Friday, August 24:
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Saturday, August 25:
Confessions @ 4:00 pm (Church)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church) 
Sunday, August 26:
Mass @ 7:00 am - Spanish - Church
Mass @ 9:00 am - English - Church
Mass @ 11:00 am - English - Church
Mass @ 1:00 pm - Spanish - Church

Adoration: We invite you to be a committed adorer.  If you want to spend one hour with Jesus, please call Sylvia Gonzalez @ 565-6094 or605-7517 or Silvia Bernal 975-0018.

Flower Donation: I would like to invite parishioners to consider donating flowers for our beautiful altar.  A $50 donation is sufficient for two arrangements of fresh flower for our Sunday Masses.  Please call or drop by the parish office.

Daily Readings:  
Monday: August 20: Ezequiel 24: 15-24; Matthew 19: 16-22

Tuesday: August 21: Ezequiel 28: 1-10; Matthew 19: 23-30

Wednesday: August 22: Ezequiel 34: 1-11; Matthew 20: 1-16

Thursday: August 23: Ezequiel 36: 23-28; Matthew 22: 1-14

Friday: August 24: Revelation 21: 9b-14; John 1: 45-51

Acts 12: ; 2 Saturday: August 25: Ezequiel 43: 1-7ab; Matthew 21: 1-12

Sunday: August 26: Joshua 24: 1-2a, 15-17, 18b; Ephesians 5: 21-32; John 6: 60-69

2018-19 REGISTRATION

FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (CCE)

We will be registering all the month of August, during working hours – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am – 12noon and 1pm – 6pm and Wednesdays from 9am – 12noon and 1pm – 5pm.  On Monday, August 27 & Tuesday August 28 will be in the Office until 8:00 pm.


v  Bring Birth Certificate for the Sacrament of Baptism;


v  Baptism Certificate for First Communion or Confirmation;


v  $25 per student or $35 per family

 

CCE BEGINS ON 
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 @ 5:30 - 7:00 PM FOR GRADES 1ST, 2ND, 3RD AND RCIA CHILDREN;
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 @ 6:00 - 7:30 PM FOR GRADES 4TH, 5TH, 6TH, 7TH AND 8TH;
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 @ 7:00 - 8:30 PM FOR 9TH, 10TH, 11TH, 12TH AND RCIA ADULTS;
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 @ 5:30 - 7:00 PM FOR 2ND YEAR 
FIRST COMMUNION - MIDDLE SCHOOL.

For more information contact Diana Enriquez @ 565-1141 or 514-5138 or 

by email @ pcl-olmmercedes.org or olm@cdob.org

LET US PRAY FOR OUR ELDERLY AND
HOME BOUND PARISHIONERS!
PRAYERS ARE REQUESTED FOR THE FOLLOWING
Deacon Roberto Cantu, Eleazar Castaneda, Sr., Tilly Castaneda, Rodolfo Elizondo, Mario Fernandez, Mayra Garcia, Alyzia Garza, Angie Garza, Isaiah Garza, Dalia Gutierrez, Delia Gutierrez, Juanita Huff, Aurelia Leal, Agapito Lopez, Eugenia L. Martinez, Pedro Martinez, Guadalupe Moreno, Dora Munoz, Cleo & Gloria Ramirez, Celia Rivera, David Ruelas, Adolfo Torres, Mason Torres, Mauro Vasquez, Jr. and Sylvia Walter.
CELEBRATION OF THE  EUCHARIST
SATURDAY      5:00 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
(956) 565-1141 
(956) 565-1640 FAX
(956) 514-5138 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE
EMAIL ADDRESS: olm@cdob.org