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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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READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Monday: Sept. 25
Ezr 1: 1-6;
Lk 8: 16-18

Tuesday: Sept. 26 
Ezr 6:7-8, 12b,14-20
Lk 8: 19-21

Wednesday: Sept. 27
Ezr 9: 5-9;
Lk 9: 1-6

Thursday: Sept. 28
Hg 1: 1-8;
Lk 9: 7-9

Friday: Sept. 29
Dn 7: 9-10, 13-14
or
Rv 12: 7-12a;
Jn 1: 47-51

Saturday: Sept. 30
Zec 2: 5-9, 14-15a;
Lk 9: 43b-45

Sunday: October 1
Ez 18: 25-28;
Phil 2: 1-22
or 2:1-5;
Mt 21: 28-32





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.
 TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN
ORDINARY TIME
                      SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
O God, who founded all the commands of your sacred Law upon love of you and of our neighbor, grant that, by keeping  your precepts, we may merit to attain eternal life. 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.
IMPORTANT DATES
                                      What's Happening

Monday, September 25:   Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
                                                      CCE (1st-3rd) @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm (Hall)
                                                      RCIA for Children @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm (Hall)        
Tuesday, September 26:  Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
                                                      CCE (4th-8th) @ 6:00 - 7:30 pm (Hall)
Wednesday, September 27: Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
                                                      Adoration @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
                                                      Vespers & Benediction @ 6:30 pm (Church)
                                                      CCE (9th-12th) @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm (Hall)
                                                      RCIA for Adults @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm (Hall)
                                                      Altar Servers Meeting @ 6pm (Hall #3)
                                                      Altar Society Meeting @ 7 pm (Hall Kitchen)
Thursday, September 28: Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
                                                      Fall Fest Committee Meeting @ 6:30 pm (S#9)
                                                      Bible Class @ 7:00 am (Hall #3)
Friday, September 29:       Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7 am (Church)
Saturday, September 30:  Confession @ 4:00 pm (Church)
                                                      Mass @ 5:00 pm - English (Church)
Sunday, October 1:             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 Gonzales @ 565-6094 or Silvia Bernal @ 975-0018.

MASSES FOR 2017: The Mass Book will be open on Monday, September 11, 2017 for the months of October thru December, 2017. Please drop by the parish office.

FALL FEST COMMITTEE MEETING AND VOLUNTEERS on Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall.  Any questions, please call Sylvia Jimenez @ 463-5442.

FOR 1ST - 3RD GRADES AND

RCIA FOR CHILDREN

ON MONDAYS FROM 5:30 - 7:00 PM;


FOR 4TH - 8TH GRADES ON TUESDAYS FROM 6:00 - 7:30 PM;


FOR 9TH - 12TH GRADES AND RCIA ADULTS ON WEDNESDAY FROM 7:00 - 8:30 PM.


* Bring Birth Certificate for the Sacrament of Baptism; 

* Baptism Certificate for First Communion or Confirmation; 

* $25 per student or $35 per family



For more information contact Diana Enriquez @ 514-5138 or by email @ pcl-olmmercedes.org.


RCIA FOR ADULTS: Do you want to become a Catholic? Do you lack the sacraments of initiation: Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation? If so, you can drop by to register at the Parish Office or contact Diana Enriquez at 956-565-1141.


OUR LADY OF MERCY FALL FEST 2017

The Catholic Daughters of America are organizing our Fall Fest 2017. Let us support our Catholic Daughters of America with all preparations for our Fall Fest. If you are interested in volunteering in one of the food or game booths or anything else, please contact Sylvia Jimenez at (956) 463-5442 or parish office (956) 565-1141. Our Fall Fest will be on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

LET US PRAY FOR OUR ELDERLY AND
HOME BOUND PARISHIONERS!
PRAYERS ARE REQUESTED FOR THE FOLLOWING
Daniel Avila, Deacon Roberto Cantu, Eleazar Castaneda, Sr., Tilly Castaneda, Rodolfo Elizondo, Juanita & Terry Huff, Pedro Gonzalez, Aurelia Leal, Agapito Lopez, Frank Lee & Tanya Lopez, Lydia Montoya, Savas Nieto, Cleo & Gloria Ramirez, Liza Marie Reyes, Celia Rivera, David Ruelas, Beatriz Salazar, Cassandra Ina Sanchez, Maria Elena Sosa and Rebecca Vasquez

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING

CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS

IN THE PARISH OFFICE!

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  English
Monday - Thursday 7:00 am (S)
First Friday 7:00 am (S)
Liturgy of the Word with Laudes
on 2nd, 3rd & 4th Fridays (S)
OUR LADY OF MERCY CATHOLIC CHURCH
322 S. VERMONT AVE (PO BOX 805)
MERCEDES, TEXAS 78570
(956) 565-1141
(956) 565-1640 FAX
(956) 514-5138 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE
EMAIL ADDRESS: olm@cdob.org