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

Miguel Martinez, IT

Sergio Garcia,

Maintenance 

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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ARE NOW

ACCEPTING

CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS

IN THE PARISH OFFICE!

BUILDING COMMITTE FATHER OLIVIER 
Jodie Martinez
Alma Zepeda
Calixtro Gomez
Joel Quintanilla
Samuel Longoria
Fernando Dominguez
THANK YOU
 FR. TIM ATKINS

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.
TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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 our Lord Jesus Christ, you Son, who lives and reigns with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, on God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Monday, September 16, 2019
OLM Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Classes @ 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Hall/School)
   (1st - 3rd Grades & 1st Communion & RCIA for Children)
Food Sacking @ 6:30 pm (Hall)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019:
OLM Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
CCE Classes @ 6:00 - 7:30 pm (Hall)
    (4th - 8th Grades)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
OLM 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 Classes @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm (School)
    (9th - 12th Grades & RCIA for Adults)

Thursday, September 19, 2019   
OLM Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am (Church)
Food Bank @ 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Hall)
Bible Study @ 7:00 pm (Hall #3)
Knights of Columbus Meeting @ 7:00 pm (Hall #6)

Friday, September 20, 2019
OLM Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Laudes (Morning Prayer) @ 7:00 am (Church)

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Sell Raffle Tickets @ Wal-Mart - Harlingen, Texas @ 9am
2nd Baptism Class @ 9:00 am (Hall #3)
Confessions @ 4:00 pm (Church)
OLM Novena @ 4:30 pm (Church)
Mass @ 5:00 pm (Church)

Sunday, September 22, 2019
OLM Novena @ 6:30 am (Church)
Mass @ 7:00 am Spanish (Church)
Mass @ 9:00 am English (Church)
Mass @ 11:00 am English (Church) 
Mass @ 1:00 pm Spanish (Church)
ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MASS BOOK for 2019: Is open for the months of October thru December 2019!

OUR LADY OF MERCY FEAST is Tuesday, September 24 and we will be having a Novena and Rosary beginning on Sunday, September 15 thru Monday, September 23 @ 6:30 am.  And also a Rosary on Tuesday, September 24 in Spanish @ 6:30 am and in English at 6:30 pm with a Presentation on the History of Our Lady of Mercy.

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, Dora Flores, Julio Fonseca, Ricardo Garza, Elia Gomez, Michael Gracia, Delia Hinojosa, Rosa Marroquin, Mike Marroquin, Veronica Stark and Armando Ybarra.
DAILY MASS READINGS
Monday, September 16:           1 Timothy 2: 1-8; Luke 7: 1-10
Tuesday, September 17:          1 Timothy 3: 1-13; Luke 7: 11-17
Wednesday, September 18:     1 Timothy 3: 14-16; Luke 7: 31-35
Thursday, September 19:         1 Timothy 4: 12-16; Luke 7: 36-50
Friday, September 20:              1 Timothy 6: 2c-12; Luke 8: 1-3
Saturday, September 21:          Ephesians 4: 1-7, 11-13; Matthew 9: 9-13
Sunday, September 22:            Amos 8: 4-7; 1 Timothy 2: 1-8; Luke 16: 1-13 or 10-13

2019 CONSECRATION
OUR LADY OF MERCY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (CCE)
2019-20 REGISTRATION
For Registrations, please bring the following: 
* Bring Birth Certificate for the Sacrament of Baptism;
* Baptism Certificate for First Communion or Confirmation;
* $25 per student or $35 per family.  
For more information, please contact Sylvia Jimenez @ 514-5138.
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)
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
Parish Office (956) 565-1141 - Fax (956) 565-1640
(956) 514-5138 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE
EMAIL ADDRESS: olm@cdob.org