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

 

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 (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.
FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
JULY 8, 2018
O God, who in the abasement of your Son have raised up a fallen world, fill your faithful with holy joy, for on those you have rescued from slavery to sin you bestow eternal gladness.  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, July 9:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Pastoral Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm (S#9)
Tuesday, July 10:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Wednesday, July 11:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Adoration @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
Vespers & Benediction @ 6:30 pm (Church)
Thursday, July 12:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)                      
Bible Class @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
Friday, July 13:
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Saturday, July 14:
Confessions @ 4:00 pm (Church)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church) 
Sunday, July 15:
Mass @ 7:00 am - Spanish - Church
Mass @ 9:00 am - English - Church
Mass @ 11:00 am - English - Church
Mass @ 1:00 pm - Spanish - Church

Consecration Classes has been cancelled!

STROKE SCAN is having an ultrasound vascular control screening for our community on Monday, July 9 at the parish hall.  If anyone is interested please sign up after Masses or call for an appointment at 1-866-935-7226 or 1-832-447-7355.

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 for the weekends of  August 12, 2018.  Please call or drop by the parish office.

Mass Book is open for the months of July thru September 2018.  Please drop by the parish office.

RUMMAGE SALE: We will be having a rummage sale on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4.  If you would like to donated items like: Household goods, appliance, picture frames, furniture, country goods, flower pots, dishes, silverware, cookware, baby strollers, shoes, purses, toys, etc...… (NO CLOTHES, PLEASE).  You can drop off items to the parish hall or call the office (565-1141).

Daily Readings:  
Monday: July 9: Hosea 2: 16, 17b-18, 21-22; Matthew 9: 18-26

Tuesday: July 10: Hosea 8: 4-7, 11-13; Matthew 9: 32-38

Wednesday: July 11: Hosea 10: 1-3, 7-8, 12; Matthew 10: 1-7

Thursday: July 12: Hosea 11: 1-4, 8c-9; Matthew 10: 7-15

Friday: July 13: Hosea 14: 2-10; Matthew 10: 16-23

Acts 12: ; 2 Saturday: July 14: Isaiah 6: 1-8; Matthew 10: 24-33

Sunday: July 15: Amos 7: 12-15; Ephesians 1: 3-14; Matthew 6: 7-13


CATECHIST'S MEETING on Monday, July 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm in the Conference Room #9.  For more information please contact Diana Enriquez, DRE at the parish office @ 565-1141 or email at pcl_olmmercedes@cdob.org or olm@cdob.org.


ECHOES OF FAITH for Catechists on Catholic Morality on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm the Room #3 in the Parish Hall. For more information please contact Diana Enriquez, DRE at the parish office @ 565-1141 or email at pcl_olmmercedes@cdob.org or olm@cdob.org.

2018 FALL FEST RAFFLE
CONGRATULATIONS WINNERS

1ST: 2018 Nissan - Pedro Guajardo
2nd: $400 Gift Card - Christy Sustaita
3rd: $300 Gift Card - Julissa Sandoval
4th: $200 Gift Card - Kevin V. Vallin
5th: $100 Gift Card - Ruben Presas

A Thousand Thanks to ALL who so generously gave their time and talent to make our "Fall Fest Raffle" which was a huge success. A special thanks to Sylvia Jimenez and the Catholic Daughters of America.

LET US PRAY FOR OUR ELDERLY AND
HOME BOUND PARISHIONERS!
PRAYERS ARE REQUESTED FOR THE FOLLOWING
Joe Barbosa, Deacon Roberto Cantu, Eleazar Castaneda, Sr., Tilly Castaneda, Nora De La Santos, Carmen Elliott, Rodolfo Elizondo, Mario Fernandez, Julian Fuentes, Alyzia Garza, Angie Garza, Bernie Garza, Isaiah Garza, Ester Gomez, Dalia Gutierrez, Delia Gutierrez, Juanita Huff,  Aurelia Leal,  Victor Limon, Agapito Lopez, Pedro Martinez, Dora Munoz, Belinda Perez, Cindy Perez, Alicia Quintanilla, Cleo & Gloria Ramirez, Elva Riojas, Rosie Rubio, Celia Rivera, David Ruelas, Alfredo Salas, Greg Trevino, Gualberto Trevino, 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