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

Gloria Cabarrubio, 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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Welcome

to

Our Lady of Mercy

Catholic Church

A Parish of the Diocese of Brownsville - Weslaco Deanery


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 PARISH NEWS

FALL FEST 2015: Miss Maribel Galvan is the Chairperson for our Fall Fest 2015.  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 (956) 565-1141.  Our Fall Fest will be on Saturday, October 24th.

COORDINATORS FOR OUR ANNUAL FALL FEST 2015:

BBQ CHICKEN: KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: PEDRO MARTINEZ 498-3500;

RAFFLE: BRIAN ACOSTA 496-5956 OR PARISH OFFICE 565-1141;

SPONSORSHIP: ARMANDO LOPEZ 463-7298;

MUSIC: ARMANDO GARCIA 648-4451;

GAME BOOTH: LAURA MARTINEZ 472-9377/DIANA ANDAVERDE 499-4824;

FOOD BOOTH: GEORGE SALINAS 463-9491/CINDY TOVAR 514-0820;

COUNTRY STORE: SUSAN MARTINEZ 454-0554;

CIRCLE OF LOVE: JOSIE RODRIGUEZ 571-8103;

RUMMAGE SALE: SYLVIA JIMENEZ 463-5442;

SETUP/BREAKDOWN: ROBERT GONZALES 565-6094/GEORGE SALINAS 463-9491;

RAFFLE TICKETS: If you would like to help Our Lady of Mercy Church by selling raffle tickets, they will be available after Mass or at the Church office.  Thank you for your cooperation, God bless you and your family.

1st - $1000 Visa Debit Card

12th–Kindle Fire

2nd - $500 Visa Debit Card

13th –$100 Gift Card

3rd – Laptop Computer

14th –$100 Gift Card

4th – 32” Flat Screen TV

15th–$100 Gift Card

5th – Apple IPad

16th – Digital Camera

6th – PSP Vita

17th – Apple IPod

7th – Charcoal BBQ Pit

18th – Blu-Ray Player

8th – Nintendo DSI

19th - $50 HEB Gift Card

9th – Huffy 24 inch Girl Bike

20th - $50 Olive Garden

10th – Huffy 24 inch Boy’s Bike

21st - $50 Home Depot

11th – Mini Fridge

22nd - $50 Wal-Mart

 

23rd - $50 Gift Card

2 Chances to win for $5.00 ticket

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS "CHICKEN BBQ" will be on Saturday, September 20, 2015 from 10 am till 2 pm for $8.00 a plate.  For tickets or more information, please contact Pedro Martínez @ 498-3500 or Coach Pete Martínez @ 463-9075.

BAPTISM REGISTRATION: WE ARE NOW REGISTERING FOR BAPTISM CLASSES FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, WHICH WILL BE IN ENGLISH. Deadline to register is September 15!  THERE ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR BAPTISM: Must reside within the Parish Boundaries of Our Lady of mercy Church.  Choosing the Godparents: Godparents, if single must have all sacraments of initiation (Baptism/Confirmation/First Eucharist), and if married, must be married through the Roman Catholic Church or single) must be practicing Catholics (attending Mass on Sunday).  Only one sponsor is needed but there are two, they must be a male and a female.  At time of Registration please provide:

* Child's original birth certificate from the city/state.

* If baptism clases have been taken within the past 3 years, please present letter confirming classes taken at time of registration.

Interview: The interview with Fr. Jean Olivier, pastor, will be on the first baptismal Class.

Rev. Vicente Aranda Rojas: We appreciated for all you have done in our Parish.  May God continue to bless you and your ministry.

Prayers are requested for the Following: Deacon Roberto Cantu, Elisa Yañes, Audrey Niemeyer, Mary Strickland, Juanita Sosa, David Ruelas, Set Aaron Cruz Gonzalez, Isaiah Garza, Jose Carlin, Martina S. Guerra, Nellie Galvan, Jovanna Lopez, Rebeca Marroquín, Ross D. Corker, Gloria Castañeda, Juanita Moreno and Sylvia Gonzales.

TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY
IN ORDINARY TIME

God of might, giver of every good gift, put into our hearts the love of your name, so that, by deepening our sense of reverence, and, by your watchful care, keep safe what you have nurtured. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

FLOWER DONATION: 
In Thanksgiving of
Hilario & Pauline Ramirez