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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                          SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
                                   May 1, 2016
Grant, almighty God that we may celebrate with heartfelt devotion these days of joy, which we keep in honor of the risen Lord, and that wheat we relieve in remembrance we may always hold to in what we do. 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.


A BIG THANK YOU to ALL the Altar Servers and Parents, Catholic Daughters of America, Counters, Annita Gonzales, Sergio Garcia, Jodie Martinez, George Salinas, Angie Garza, Sylvia Jimenez, Maribel Galvan and all parishioners who made this Chalupa successful.

PARISH CHALUPA (MEXICAN BINGO):  We will be having another Chalupa on Sunday, May 22 @ 3:30 pm in the Parish Hall. Please help us by selling or buying tickets.  Tickets are being sold by the Organizations (Adoration, Altar Servers, Altar Society, CDA's, Knights of Columbus and Ushers).  If you would like tickets contact an organization or call the parish office (956) 565-1141.

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.

MOTHER'S DAY envelopes are availabe at the main entrance of the Church or the parish office for anyone who wishes to enroll their mother both living and deceased in the parish Mother's day List.  You can also use the envelope in your Sunday Box. Please returen your offering envelope to parish office by Monday, May 2.

FIRST COMMUNION KITS on sale at the Parish Office.

MAY IS THE MONTH OF MARY: We will be praying the Rosary before daily Mass at 6:30 am.

FIRST COMMUNION will be on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. For more information contact Br. Moises A. Lopez @ 514-5138.

CONFIRMATION PRACTICE will be on Monday, May 16 @ 6 pm for all Candidates and Sponsors.

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.

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.

WOMEN'S ACT RETREAT on June 9 -12. For more information, please contact Yolanda Garza @ 975-0870 or Becky Martell @ 975-9315.

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, Ken Dunham, Eustacio Flores, Sr., San Juanita Galaviz, Yesenia Galindo, Nellie Galvan,  Eloy Garcia,  Irene Garcia, Margarita T. Garcia, Isaiah Garza, Ofelia Gomez, Dalia Gutierrez,  Aurelia Leal, Yolanda Leal, Jovanna Lopez, Saul Martell, Jose & Frances Martinez, Cleo & Gloria M. Ramirez, Elva Riojas, Gregoria Rincon, Jennifer Rodriguez, Lydia Rodriguez, Martina Rodriguez, David Ruelas, Estella Salazar.