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

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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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Welcome

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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.
ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
JUNE 17, 2018
O God, strength of those who hope in you, graciously hear our pleas, and, since without you mortal frailty can do nothing, grant us always the help of your grace, that in following your commands we may please you by our resolve and our deeds. 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, June 18: Father's Day Novena 
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Sorting/Bagging @ 6:30 pm (Hall)
Tuesday, June 19: Father's Day Novena
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Wednesday, June 20: Father's Day Novena
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Adoration @ 7:30 am till 7:00 pm (Church)
Vespers & Benediction @ 6:30 pm (Church)
Thursday, June 21: Father's Day Novena
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Food Bank @ 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Hall)                      
Bible Class @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
Friday, June 22: Father's Day Novena
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)
Saturday, June 23: Father's Day Novena
Baptism @ 10 am (Hall)
Confessions @ 4:00 pm (Church)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church) 
Sunday, June 24: Father's Day Novena
Mass @ 7:00 am - Spanish - Church
Mass @ 9:00 am - English - Church
Mass @ 11:00 am - English - Church
Mass @ 1:00 pm - Spanish - Church

BISHOP MARIO AVILES will be celebrating 9 am Mass at Our Lady of Mercy on Sunday, June 24.

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  July 8 and August 5, 12 and 19, 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, June 18: 1 Kings 21: 1-16; Matthew 5: 38-42
Tuesday, June 19: 1 Kings 17 - 29; Matthew 5: 43-48
Wednesday, June 20: 2 Kings 2:1, 6-14; Matthew 6: 16-18
Thursday, June 21: Sirach 48: 1-14; Matthew 6: 7-15
Friday, June 22: 2 Kings 11: 1-4, 9, 18, 20; Matthew 6: 19-23
Saturday, June 23: 2 Chronicles 24: 17-25; Matthew 6: 24-34
Sunday, June 24: Isaiah 49: 1-6; Acts 13: 22-26; Luke 1: 57-66, 80

Monday: June 25: 2 Kings 17: 5-8, 13-15a, 18; Matthew 7: 1-5

Tuesday: June 26: 2 Kings 19:9b-11, 14-21, 21-35a, 36; Matthew 7:6, 12-14

Wednesday: June 27: 2 Kings 22: 8-13; 23:1-3; Matthew 7: 15-20

Thursday: June 28: 2 Kings 24: 8-17; Matthew 7: 21-29

Friday: June 29: Acts 12: 1-11; 2 Timothy 4:6-8; Matthew 16: 13-19

Acts 12: ; 2 Saturday: June 30: Lamentations 2: 2-10, 14, 18-19; Matthew 8: 5-17

Sunday: July 1: Wisdom 1: 13-15-2:23-24; 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15; Mark 5: 21-43


PRO-LIFE CONFERENCE MATTERS will be on Saturday, June 23 at St. Pius X in Weslaco, Texas from 9:00 am till 1:00 pm.  Keynote speaker: Bishop Daniel E. Flores.

2018 FALL FEST RAFFLE
we have expend to Raffle to
 Sunday, June 17, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
in the Parish Hall
1st Prize: 2018 Nissan Versa Sedan SV
2nd Prize: $400 Gift Card
3rd Prize: $300 Gift Card
4th Prize: $200 Gift Card
5th Prize: $100 Gift Card
          2 chances to win for $10.00
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