Our Lady of Mercy Church

322 S. Vermont (PO Box 805) Mercedes, Tx. 78570

(956)565-1141 Office  ~  (956)565-1640 Fax  ~  (956)514-5139 CCE Office



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Rev. Jean Olivier M. Sambu, Pastor

Deacon Roberto Cantu

Annita Gonzalez, Bookkeeper

Diana Enriquez, Secretary

Sergio Garcia, Maintenance

Brother Moises A. Lopez, MSC, DRE

Luis Rodriguez, IT

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


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Our Lady of Mercy

Catholic Church

A Parish of the Diocese of Brownsville - Weslaco Deanery

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                                     May 29, 2016
O God, who in this wonderful Sacrament have left us a memorial of your Passion, grant us, we pray, so to revere the sacred mysteries of your Body and Blood that we may always experience in ourselves the fruits of your redemption. Who live and reign with God the Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.


PARISH CHALUPA: A BIG THANK YOU: to ALL the Altar Servers and Parents, Catholic Daughters of America, Counters, Annita Gonzales, Sergio Garcia, Laura Martinez, Jose Gonzalez, Jodie Martinez, Alfredo Hinojosa, Sylvia Jimenez, Maribel Galvan and all parishioners who made this Chalupa successful.

BRISKET PLATES: We will be having Brisket Plates for sale on Sunday, June 26 from 11 am till 2 pm to benefit our Building Fund.  Please support us by purchasing a ticket for $8.  If you would like a ticket we will have members of Pastoral Council after all Masses or get tickets from any of our organizations (Adoration, Altar Servers, Altar Society, CDA, Knights of Columbus and Ushers.)

ADORATION: We invite you to be a committed adorer.  If you want to spend one hour with Jesús, please call Sylvia Gonzales @ 565-6094/605-7517 or Silvia Bernal 975-0018.

A COMMUNITY BLESSING will be bestowed on all graduating seniors from High School and College on Sunday, May 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am Mass.  Seniors please call the parish office to let us know if you will be attending the Mass by Thursday, May 26, 2016.

CATECHIST APPRECIATION LUNCHEON will be on Saturday, June 11th at 12 noon in the Parish Hall, please RSVP.

PROTECTING GOD'S CHILDREN WORKSHOP will be on Saturday, June 11 at 10:00 am in the Parish Hall for all Catechists, Volunteers and anyone who is in any Ministry and has not taken the workshop. Please RSVP to Religious Education Office or Parish Office.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL VOLUNTEER MEETING on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the School Building Room #8 for all those Catechist and Youth who like to volunteer.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL will begin from July 25 (Monday) thru 29 (Friday) from 9:00 am till 12:00 pm in Parish Hall for all 1st thru 6th Grades.  To register please drop by the Religious Education or Parish Office for more information please contact Br. Moises @ 514-5138.

REGION X CATHOLIC YOUTH CONFERENCE: This year, the Región X Catholic Youth Conference (RCYC) will be held in Beaumont, Texas this November.  Región X is comporsed of Dioceses from Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas.  We are inviting any youth (9th-12th Grade) who is interested in going and experiencing God in praise and thanksgiving, and listening to motivational keynote speakers to join us in an organizational meeting on Monday, June 6 at 6:30 pm in the School Building Room #8. SPACE IS LIMITED!!! Conference Information: Date - November 8, 2016; Cost $325 per person; Theme: TAKE COURAGE (Matthew 14:27).  For more information contact Br. Moises @ 514-5138 or visit www.region10ym.com.

FATHER'S DAY envelopes are available at main entrance of the Church or the parish office for anyone who wishes to make a petition for their Father either living or deceased.  You can also use the envelope in Sunday Box.  Please return your offering envelope to parish office by June 14 (Tuesday).

MASSES FOR 2016: The Mass Book will be open on Monday, June 6 for the months of July thru September, 2016. Please drop by the parish office.

CONGRATULATION TO THE NEW CDA OFFICERS FOR 2016 - 2018: Regent - Eustolia Hernández; Vice Regent - Sylvia Jimenez; Recording Secretary - Elizabeth De La Rosa; Financial Secretary - Lilia Anzaldua and Tresurer - Janie Gomez.

Prayers are requested for the Following: Armando Adame, Christina Adame, Antonio Anzaldua, Jr., Danny Avila,  Consuelo Barroso, Daniel Barroso, III, Deacon Roberto Cantu, Jeralyn Cantu, Isabel Chapa, Sylvia Cordova, Eustacio Flores, Sr., San Juanita Galaviz, Yesenia Galindo, Nellie Galvan,  Eloy Garcia,  Irene Garcia, Margarita T. Garcia, Isaiah Garza, Ofelia Gomez, Mary Goolsby, Dalia Gutierrez,  Aurelia Leal, Yolanda Leal, Saul Martell,  Pedro Martinez, Cleo & Gloria M. Ramirez, Elva Riojas, Gregoria Rincon, Hector Homar Rodriguez, Jennifer Rodriguez, Lydia Rodriguez, Martina Rodriguez, Ana Ruiz, David Ruelas, Estella Salazar, Mary Ann Spraungel and Simona Vega.