FALL FESTIVAL: Miss Maribel Galvan is the Chairperson for our Fall Fest 2016. Let us support Miss Galvan with all preparations for our Fall Fest. If you are interested in volunteering in one of the food or game booths or anything else, please contact her at (956) 367-0060 or parish office at 565-1141. Our Fall Fest will be on Saturday, October 22nd!
RAFFLE TICKETS: All Organization will be distributing the raffle tickets, please see your coordinator from your organization. Thank you for your cooperation. God bless you and your families.
LAUDES ONLY (NO MASS): Father Olivier will be out of town, therefore will be NO DAILY MASS during the week days. There will be Laudes (Morning Prayer) on Monday thru Friday. Weekend Mass schedule will remain the same.
FOOD BANK: Our Food Bank is in need. Please help us by donating Cooking Oil, Rice, Beans, and cans of Vegetables or Fruit. You can drop off at Church entrance or bring to the Parish Office.
ADORATION: We invite you to be a committed adorer. If you want to spend one hour with Jesus, please call Sylvia Gonzales @ 565-6094/605-7517 or Silvia Bernal 975-0018.
2016-17 REGISTRATION FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Monday thru Thursday during working hours and Sunday, August 21 from 8 am till 2:30 pm. Fees: $25 per students or $35 per family (2 or more); Bring Birth Certificate for the Sacrament of Baptism or Baptism Certificate for the Sacrament of First Communion or Confirmation. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OFFICE @ 514-5138. EMAIL ADDRESS IS PCL-OLMMERCEDES@CDOB.ORG.
CATECHIST NEEDED: We are in need of volunteers to help catechize and evangelize our young children and youth. If you are interested in becoming a Catechist, please contact Br. Moises at the Religious Education Office 514-5138 or email him @ firstname.lastname@example.org. What is a Catechist? A Catechist is a person like you, who catechizes (teaches) and evangelize the people of God, by using the many Gifts God has given you. How do I become a Catechist? To become a Catechist is a simple process: 1). You meet with the Director of Religious Education, and fill out an application (which includes a background check). 2). You participate in the Protecting God's Children Workshop. 3). Participate in the annual Orientation Workshop for Catechist.
CCE PARENTS ORIENTATION: We will have a Parent Orientation on Sunday, August 21, 2016 @ 3:30 pm in the Church. For more information, please contact Br. Moises A. Lopez at 514-5138.
FIRST DAYS OF CCE:
Elementary (1st - 5th Grades) on Monday, September 5 @ 5:30-7:00 pm;
RCIA for Children on Monday, September 5 @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm;
Middle (6th - 8th Grades) on Tuesday, September 6 @ 6:00-7:30 pm;
High School (9th-12th Grades) on Wednesday, September 7 @ 7-8:30 pm;
RCIA for Adults on Wednesday, September 7 @ 7-8:30 pm.
2016 CATECHETICAL CONVOCATION: Attention all Catechists and Religious Education Volunteers: This year's Catechetical Convocation will be held on Saturday, September 24th at the McAllen Convention Center (700 Convention Center Blvd - McAllen, Texas). Cost per person $20 and deadline is Thursday, September 1. If you are interested in attending, please see or call Br. Moises at the Religious Education Office to register.
PROTECTING GOD'S CHILDREN WORKSHOP: Attention all CATECHISTS and VOLUNTEERS who have not attended a PGC Workshop, this workshop will be held on Saturday, August 27 at 10:00 am in School Building Room#9. Please RSVP with Br. Moises at 514-5138 or by email at email@example.com.