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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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ACCEPTING

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.

Our Fall Fest will be on

Saturday, September 22, 2018

LIVESTOCK SHOW GROUNDS

from 4:00 – 11:00 pm.

BRING YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY!!!


COME AND EAT: FAJITA/SAUSAGE TACOS, MENUDO, MEXICAN TACOS, GORDITAS, HAMBURGERS, POPCORN, PICKLES, HOT DOGS AND MORE...

PLAY GAMES: CHALUPA (MEXICAN BINGO), FOOTBALL, PLINKO, DART THROW AND OTHER GAMES!


BRING YOUR CHILDREN TO THE RIDES!

COME DAMCE AMD HEAR MUSIC!!!!

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
SEPTEMBER 16, 2018
Look upon us, O God, Creator and ruler of all things, and, that we may feel the working of your mercy, grant that we may serve you with all our heart. 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, September 17:
Our Lady of Mercy Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Begins: Grades 1st, 2nd, 3rd and RCIA for Children @ 5:30 pm (Hall)
Tuesday, September 18:
Our Lady of Mercy Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Begins: Grades 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th @ 6:00 pm (Hall)
Wednesday, September 19:
Our Lady of Mercy Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Adoration @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
Vespers & Benediction @ 6:30 pm (Church)
CCE Begins: 9th thru 12th, RCIA for Adults @ 7:00 pm (Hall)
Thursday, September 20:
Our Lady of Mercy Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)                      
Bible Class @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
CCE Begins: 4th & up Grade First Communion @ 5:30 pm (Hall)
Confirmation Parent Meeting @ 6:30 pm (Hall)
Knights of Columbus Meeting @ 7:00 pm (Hall #6)
Friday, September 21:
Our Lady of Mercy Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Saturday, September 22:
Our Lady of Mercy Novena @ 4:30 pm (Church))
Confessions @ 4:00 pm (Church)
Fall Fest @ 4:00 pm till 11:00 pm 
(Livestock Show Grounds)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church) 
Sunday, September 23:
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: September 17: 1 Corinthians 11:17-26, 33; Luke 7: 1-10

Tuesday: September 18: 1 Corinthians 12:12-14,27-31a; Luke 7:11-17

Wednesday: September 19: 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13; Luke 7:31-35

Thursday: September 20: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 7:36-50

Friday: September 21: Ephesians 4:1-7,11-13; Matthew 9:9-13

                   Saturday: September 22: 1 Corinthians 15:35-37, 42-49; Luk3 8:4-15

                   Sunday: September 23: Wisdom 2:12, 17-20; James 3:16-4:3; 

                                                           Mark9: 30-27

 Mark

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 BEGINS 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
Deacon Roberto Cantu, Tilly Castaneda, Rodolfo Elizondo, Mayra Garcia, Alyzia Garza, Angie Garza, Isaiah Garza, Dalia Gutierrez, Delia Gutierrez, Juanita Huff, Aurelia Leal, Agapito Lopez,   Pedro Martinez, Guadalupe Moreno, Dora Munoz, Cleo & Gloria Ramirez, Celia Rivera, 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