FALL FESTIVAL: Our Fall Fest 2016 will be on Saturday, October 22nd. Let us support Miss Maribel Galvan with all preparations for our Fall Fest. We will be having a Pastoral Council Meeting with the Chairpersons of the Food, Games/Rides, Music, Circle of Love, Sponsorship and Country Store booths on Tuesday, September 20 at the Conference Room. For more information, please contact Maribel Galvan @ 367-0060.
RAFFLE TICKETS: All Organization will be distributing the raffle tickets and also after Masses, please see your coordinator from your organization or contact the Parish Office. Thank you for your cooperation. God bless you and your families.
CIRCLE OF LOVE: Envelopes for the Circle of Love are located at the main entrance of the church. All Circle of Love participants will be recognized on Cross Heart Memory Signs that will be places in front of the music stage during the Fall Fest. If you would like to be a Circle of Love contributor, please put your envelope in the collection basket or drop by the parish office. You can also contact Josie Rodriguez at 571-8103 or call the parish office.
FOOD BANK: Our Food Bank is in need. Please help us by donating Cooking Oil, Rice, Beans, and cans of Vegetables or Fruit. You can drop off at Church entrance or bring to the Parish Office.
ADORATION: We invite you to be a committed adorer. If you want to spend one hour with Jesus, please call Sylvia Gonzales @ 565-6094/605-7517 or Silvia Bernal 975-0018.
DAYS OF CCE:
Elementary (1st - 5th Grades) on Mondays @ 5:30-7:00 pm at the Hall/School;
RCIA for Children on Mondays @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm at the School Building;
Middle (6th - 8th Grades) on Tuesdays @ 6:00-7:30 pm at the School Building;
High School (9th-12th Grades) on Wednesdays @ 7-8:30 pm at the School;
RCIA for Adults on Wednesdays @ 7-8:30 pm at the Hall.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE @ 514-5138. EMAIL ADDRESS IS PCL-OLMMERCEDES@CDOB.ORG.
MASS BOOK is open for the months of October thru December 2016. Please drop by the Parish Office.
BAPTISM: We are now registering for Baptism Class for the month of October, which will be in English. Deadline to register is September 29!
These are the Guidelines for Baptism:
* Must reside with the Parish Boundaries of Our Lady of Mercy Church.
Choosing the Godparents:
* Godparents: if single must have all sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation and First Eucharist); and if married, must be married through the Roman Catholic Church. They should actively participate in the Sacramental Life or the Church. All Godparents (married by the Catholic Church or single) must be practicing Catholics (attending Mass on Sunday). Only one sponsor is needed but if they are two, they must be a male and a female.
At Time of Registration please provide:
*Child's original birth Certificate from the city/state.
*If baptism classes have been taken within the past 3 years, please present letter confirming classes taken at time of registration.
Interview: The Interview with Fr. Jean Olivier, Pastor, will be on the first baptismal class.
CONFIRMATION PARENTS MEETING: on Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 3:30 pm in the School building room#8. For more information, contact Br. Moises @ 514-5138.