Our Lady of Mercy
A Parish of the Diocese of Brownsville - Weslaco Deanery
FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Pour forth thy power, O Lord, and come: Assist us by that mighty power, so that by thy grace and merciful kindness we may swiftly receive the salvation that our sins impede: Who lives and reigns with thee in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Wednesday, December 24 – Christmas Eve
- Children’s Mass @ 7 pm (E)
- Christmas Carols @ 11 pm
- Midnight Mass @ 12 midnight (B)
Thursday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve
- Evening Mass @ 6:30 pm (E)
Thursday, January 1 – Day of Obligation –
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Mass @ 10 am (B)
2015 SUNDAY ENVELOPES will be at the main entrance of the church, beginning on the weekend of December 6. They are by last name. If you would like to have Sunday envelopes, please call at (956) 565-1141 or drop by the parish office.
MASSES FOR 2015: The Mass Book is open for the months of January thru March, 2015. Please drop by the parish office.
2015 CALENDARS: Registered members of the Parish make pick up calendar at the Parish Office.
REQUIESCAT IN PACE: Please pray for those who died: †Ismael Gonzalez.
POSADAS will be held from December 15 to 23. It is a novena in preparation for Christmas. Posadas will begin at 6:00 pm every evening at the neighborhoods. Please bring a flashlight!
- Friday, December 19: Altar Society
Oscar Presas 141 Prosperity Drive
- Saturday, December 20: Knights of Columbus
Pedro Martinez 152 Las Palmas Drive
Rosa Gracia 237 Las Palmas
- Monday, December 22: Pastoral Council
Tilly Castaneda 1138 W. 14th Street
Tuesday, December 23: Choirs
Larry & Irma Morales 944 Closner
NO ADORATION on Wednesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 31 (New Years Eve).
NO BIBLE CLASSES on Thursday, December 25, 2014 (Christmas Day) and January 1, 2015 (New Years Day).
NO CCE/RCIA CLASSES until Sunday, January 4; Tuesday, January 6 and Wednesday, January 7, 2015.
OFFICE CLOSED: The Parish Office will be CLOSED on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Friday, December 26, 2014, because of the Christmas Holidays.
DECORATION FOR CHRISTMAS: Volunteers are needed to help decorate and set up the Church for Christmas Nativity and other decorations. Please come and help us on Sunday, December 21 at 3:30 pm in the Church. And Monday, December 22 we will continue to decorate the Altar and Christmas tree at 11:30 am. For more information please contact Fred and Delia Hinojosa at 565-4463 or 463-9571.
(CATECHUMEN): Angel Gabriel Garza, Pedro Luis Garza, Savannah Deeandra Guerra, Caitlyn D. Gutierrez, Kristy Lopez, Dominick Ivan Martinez, Emily Martinez, Brihanna Jazmin Navarro, Leticia Adrianna Navarro, Ashley D. Rangel, Alejandrina Robledo, Victoria Salinas, Leiah Jane Sanchez, Carolina Treviño, Rebecca Marie Treviño, Yamileth Treviño, Paulino Vasquez III, Javier Adolfo Vasquez, Yasmin Vasquez and Allen M. Ybarra.
To All High School Youth from Grades 9th – 12th: YOU’RE INVITED to Angels of Mercy Youth Ministry Group on every Wednesday from 6-7 pm at School Building Room#8. Please contact Gina Garza 789-3467 or 514-5138.
In Loving Memory of
†Amador Tomas, †Librada C.,
†Amador Jaime Fernandez &
†Lauro & †Jennifer Marie Guerra
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LET'S PRAY FOR ALL
THE UNBORN, CHILDREN,
ELDERLY, POOR, LONELY,
SOLDIERS, AND MOST OF
ALL OUR PRIEST!
OUR LADY OF MERCY,
PRAY FOR US!
LORD HAVE MERCY!!!
Prayer are requested for the Following
Julie Leal Garza,
Joaquin Dominguez, III,
Irma M. Martinez,
Alicia Z. Vasquez,
Sr. Norma Gutierrez, MCDP,
Antonia Mata Martinez,
Roy De Leon,
Daniel Avila, Jr.,
Maria de Luz Calixto.
Tilly & Eleazar Sr. Castañeda
and John Anthony Gorena.
For the weekend of
December 20 & 21
In Loving Memory of
†Sylvia S. Martinez
by Martinez Family