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Rev. Jean Olivier M. Sambu, Pastor


Deacon Roberto Cantu

Yolanda Escobar,

Pastoral Assistant

Annita Gonzalez,

Bookkeeper

Diana Enriquez,

Secretary

Miguel Martinez, IT

Sergio Garcia,

Maintenance 

Sylvia Jimenez, PCL

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

 

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A Parish of the Diocese of Brownsville - Weslaco Deanery


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PRAYERS FOR OUR FRIENDS, LORD KEEP THEM SAFE TO AND FROM THE HOLY LAND!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2019
AT THE LIVESTOCK SHOW GROUNDS 
FROM 12:00 NOON - 9:00 PM 
The Men's ACTS are organizing our 2019 Fall Fest.  Let us support our Men's ACTS with all preparations for our Fall Fest.  If you are interested in volunteering in one of the game booths, food booths or setting up, please contact Ed Martinez at (956) 463-2146 or parish office (956) 565-1141.

Fall Fest Coordinators
Fall Fest Coordinator: Ed Martinez (956) 463-2146
Raffle:                         Jodie Martinez (956) 499-8987
Food:                          Erica Trevino (956) 463-6456
                                   George Salinas (956) 463-9491
Game:                         Salina Sanchez (956) 299-0358
Sponsorship:               Johnny Resendez, Jr. (956) 373-0797
                                    Danny Salinas (956) 778-3626

TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Almighty ever-living God, increase our faith, hope and charity, and make us love what you command, so that we may merit what you promise. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, you Son, who lives and reigns with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Monday, October 28, 2019
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Classes @ 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Hall/School)
   (1st - 3rd Grades & 1st Communion & RCIA for Children

Tuesday, October 29, 2019:
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Classes @ 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Hall/School)
    (4th - 8th Grades)

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Adoration  @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
Altar Servers Meeting @ 6:00 pm (Hall #3)
Vespers @ 6:30 pm (Church)
CCE Classes @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm (School)
    (9th - 12th Grades & RCIA for Adults)

Thursday, October 31, 2019   
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Bible Study @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
Men's ACTS Meeting @ 7:00 pm (Hall #6)

Friday, November 1, 2019 (All Saint's Day)  OFFICE CLOSED
First Friday Rosary @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Spanish)
Mass @ 6:30 pm (Bilingual)

Saturday, November 2, 2019
Sell Tickets @ Sam's Harlingen @ 9:00 am
Confessions @ 4:00 pm (Church)
CDA's Rosary @ 4:15 pm (Church)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church)

Sunday, November 3, 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)
If you have sold your 1st Book and would like to help us with another book, please stop by the Parish Office.  Thank you for your support and May the Lord continue to bless you and your family.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019 - ALL SAINT'S DAY: Masses are at 7am (Spanish) and 6:30 pm (Bilingual).

ALL SOULS DAY ENVELOPES: Please use your All Souls Day envelopes from your box.  If you don't have an envelopes, they are at the main entrance of the Church or in the parish office.  Deadline for All Soul's Day Envelopes are Monday, October 28, 2019.

COUNTERS: We are need of volunteers to count the collection on Monday mornings.  Requirements are: must commit 1 to 3 hours, a background check, Protecting God's Children and cash handling experience.  Please contact Parish Office @ 565-1141.

ADORATION: We invite you to be a committed adorer.  If you want to spend one hour with Jesus, please call Sylvia Gonzales @ 565-6094.

OLM FOOD BANK DONATIONS NEEDED: Cans: Corn, Fruit, Beans, Carrots, Diced Tomato, Tomato Sauce and Spaghetti Sauce.  Boxes or Bags: A pound of Beans, Pasta (Macaroni, Spaghetti and Vermicelli), Rice; Oil: 24 ounce or smaller.

PRAYER ARE REQUESTED FOR THE FOLLOWING: Deacon Roberto Cantu, Carmen Cantu, Esperanza De La Rosa, Dora Flores, Julio Fonseca, Ricardo Garza, Elia Gomez, Michael Gracia, Delia Hinojosa, Levonna V. Lopez, Rosa Marroquin, Mike Marroquin, Anabel Morales, Melissa Rincon, Martina Rodriguez, Reynaldo Torres, Veronica Stark and Armando Ybarra.
DAILY MASS READINGS
Monday, October 21:           Romans 4: 20-25; Luke 12: 13-21
Tuesday, October 22:          Romans 5: 12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21; Luke 12: 35-38
Wednesday, October 23:     Romans 6: 12-18; Luke 12: 39-48
Thursday, October 24:         Romans 6: 19-23; Luke 12: 49-53
Friday, October 25:              Romans 7:18-35a; Luke 12: 54-59
Saturday, October 26:         Romans 8: 1-11; Luke 13: 1-9
Sunday, October 27:            Sirach 35: 12-14, 16-18; 2 Timothy 4:6-8; 
                                             Luke 18: 9-14
CONFESSIONS: SATURDAYS @ 4:00 PM
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)
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