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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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CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS

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.

Crown of Bethlehem

Walk Where Jesus Walked

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 10 day

October 21st - 30th, 2019

Spiritual Director: 

Fr. Jean Olivier Sambu

Our Lady of Mercy-Mercedes, Texas

$2950.00 per person


Round Trip from McAllen Airport (MFE) includes Hotel 4 stars and up, Double Occupancy, 2 Meals a day (Breakfast and Dinner), Daily Sightseeing, Masses, Airport Taxes, Fuel Surcharges.)


For more information, please contact parish office 565-1141.

TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
OCTOBER 14, 2018
May your grace, O Lord, we pray, at all times go before us and follow after and make us always determined to carry out good works. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen. 
IMPORTANT DATES
                                         
                         Monday, October 15:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Grades 1st, 2nd, 3rd and RCIA for Children @ 5:30 pm (Hall)
Bagging/Sorting @ 6:30 pm (Hall)
Tuesday, October 16:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Grades 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th @ 6:00 pm (Hall)
Wednesday, October 17:
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Adoration @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
Vespers & Benediction @ 6:30 pm (Church)
CCE Class: 9th thru 12th, RCIA for Adults @ 7:00 pm (Hall)
Thursday, October 18:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY "REV. OLIVIER"
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Food Bank @ 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Hall)
CCE: 4th & up Grade First Communion @ 5:30 pm (Hall)                      
Bible Class @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
Knights of Columbus Meeting @ 7:00 pm (Hall #6)
Friday, October 19:
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Saturday, October 20:
1st Baptism Class in English @ 9:00 am (Hall)
Confessions @ 4:00 pm (Church)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church) 
Sunday, October 21:
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.

MASSES FOR 2018: The Mass Book will open on Monday, September 3 for the months of October thru December, 2018.  Please drop by the parish office.

Daily Readings:  

                   Monday: October 15: Galatians 4:22-24,26-27,31-5:1; Luke 11:29-32

                   Tuesday: October 16: Galatians 5:1-6; Luke 11:37-41

Wednesday: October 17: Galatians 5: 18-25; Luke 11: 42-46

Thursday: October  18: 2 Timothy 4:10-17; Luke 10: 1-9

Friday: October 19: Ephesians 1:11-14; Luke 12: 1-7

                   Saturday: October 20: Ephesians 1: 15-23; Luke 12: 8-12

                  Sunday: October 21: Isaiah 53:10-11; Hebrews 4:14-16; Mark 10:35-45



2018-19 REGISTRATION

FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (CCE)

Registration during working hours – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am – 12noon and 1pm – 6pm and Wednesdays from 9am – 12noon and 1pm – 5pm.  

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 ON MONDAYS @ 5:30 - 7:00 PM FOR GRADES 1ST, 2ND, 3RD AND RCIA CHILDREN; TUESDAYS @ 6:00 - 7:30 PM FOR GRADES 4TH, 5TH, 6TH, 7TH AND 8TH; WEDNESDAYS @ 7:00 - 8:30 PM FOR 9TH, 10TH, 11TH, 12TH AND RCIA ADULTS; THURSDAYS @ 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
Diana Silva Coble, Deacon Roberto Cantu, Alberto Corker, Rodolfo Elizondo, Mayra Garcia, Alyzia Garza, Angie Garza, Isaiah Garza, Dalia Gutierrez, Delia Gutierrez, Juanita Huff, Giblerto & Aurora January, Aurelia Leal, Agapito Lopez, Rebecaa, Aradia & Rodolfo Mireles, Jr., Pedro Martinez, Guadalupe Moreno, Dora Munoz, Manuel Perez, Cleo & Gloria Ramirez, Celia Rivera, Maria Elena Rodriguez, Adolfo Torres, Mason Torres and Greg Trevino.
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