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Current MASS SCHEDULE at this stage of reopening during Covid-19 Pandemic


Saturday, 4:30pm -Our Lady of Mercy (Vigil Mass)-At Church, with Limited Capacity Attendance (by reservation). Streamed Live on Facebook and YouTube with Communion in Church for online attendees (up to 45 minutes after Mass) (August 1st Mass will be on-line)

Sunday, 7:15am - Our Lady of Mercy-At Church, with Limited Capacity Attendance (by reservation). Streamed Live on Facebook and YouTube with Communion in Church for online attendees (up to 45 minutes after Mass)

Sunday 9:00am - St. Brigid, Bergen at Church-has limited capacity and requires physical distancing.  No reservations are required.. Streamed Live on Facebook from the with Communion in Church for online attendees (up to 30 minutes after Mass)

Sunday, 10:45am – Our Lady of Mercy-At Church, with Limited Capacity Attendance (by reservation). Streamed Live on Facebook and YouTube with Communion in Church for online attendees (up to 45 minutes after Mass)

Sunday, 5:30pm – Our Lady of Mercy-Streamed Live on Facebook and YouTube from the Friary/Rectory Chapel with Communion in Church (up to 45 minutes after Mass)

CALL OR TEXT (585)709-2764 or email request to events@ourladyofmercyleroy.org. (If you call, please leave a voicemail if the call is not answered.)

*REGARDING MASSES:

As we continue to phase back into public “in person” worship, most Masses for Our Lady of Mercy & St. Brigid will be streamed live on Facebook and/or YouTube. We will continue, as much as possible, to post the links to the recordings on Fr. Matthew’s special COVID19 up-dates and links here can be found the Covid 19 page.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:

Thursday Eucharistic Adoration follows the 7:30 am Mass. Adoration closes at 6:30 pm with evening prayer and Benediction. Please take a moment to stop in the Church during Adoration and spend some time in prayer.

For Masses, Services, and Livestream announcements:

We will seek to assist in the seating needs for those who are ambulatorily challenged. None of this is easy for any of us. Please do not re-quest particular seats. Give thanks to God that you are able to participate in the Paschal Mystery of Our Lord--in person--no matter where you may be seated. Only those with reser-vations will be allowed to attend Mass in the Church. Patience is appreciated.

*****Please note: We are making arrangements to witness and assist in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. This is not a reservation for a seat at a stadium for a sporting event. This is not a theatre for an opera or a play. We will seek to assist in the seating needs for those who are ambulatorily challenged. None of this is easy for any of us. Please do not request particular seats. Give thanks to God that you are able to participate in the Paschal Mystery of Our Lord--in person--no matter where you may be seated. Only those with reservations will be al-lowed to attend Mass in the Church. Patience is appreciated.

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We have low gluten hosts are available available for those who may need it. Please notify either the priest or deacon before Mass begins to request a gluten free host.

The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick: If you have a family member at home who is seriously sick or has been admitted to the hospital or is in danger of death, please do not hesitate to call the office so that the office staff can inform the priests. If it is an emergency situation, please call Fr. Mathew at 585-615-3138.

Marriages: Appointments must be made six months before the wedding. Couples are required to meet monthly with Fr. Mathew and are also required to attend Pre-Cana Class.

Baptisms: Notify parish office to request baptisms. Parents are required to attend a pre-baptism class. Godparents must provide a letter of recommendation.

How to register with our parish:

 

Our Lady of Mercy
St. Brigid

WHEELCHAIR: There is a wheelchair inside the door near the small parking lot for use of anyone who may need assistance at Our Lady of Mercy Parish.

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Spiritual Direction/Consultation Available by Appointment
for Individuals and Families in Crisis.

 

Podcasts for Catholics Affected by Divorce and Families in Crisis.

 

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SECURE DROP BOX

We’ve added a secure drop box within the entry doors of the parish center. You may now drop off your church donations, payments for Love Bug Preschool, Mass requests, and all other correspondence safely anytime of the day. Check it out!

SUPPORTING OUR PARISHES MADE EASY

1. Church Envelopes - A packet of envelopes are mailed four times per year, and include weekly envelopes and envelopes for special collections.
2. Electronic Transfer - This convenient way of donating may be set up by calling or emailing Elaine.
3. Committment to Parish Life (CPL) - A printed invoice is mailed monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, or annually. To find our more about this contact Sue by phone or email.
4. WeShare - Read more about this below.
All contact information can be found
on the cover page of this bulletin.

Consider Donating Online. Click here for more information

This weeks insert

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events@ourladyofmercyleroy.org
CALL OR TEXT (585)709-2764

ADULT FAITH FORMATION—Join us every Wednesday evening from the comfort of your home from 6:30-8:00pm to learn more about our faith and enjoy inspiring conversation. To join in the group contact Denise Spadaccia at (585) 356-4174 or email her at youthminister@ourladyofmercyleroy.org.

1GriefShare is presented on Wednesday, October 21st at 10:00 AM and 6:30 PM at St. Brigid Church Parish Center.

We are committed to do this safely!
Just like our church, the Saint Brigid Parish Cen-ter will be sanitized and we require face coverings and chairs will be set at a safe social distance apart. We will also offer telephone conferencing for those who prefer to join us from their home.

This weeks’ topic is:
7. Guilt and Anger
• You’ll learn how to deal with false guilt
• How to grieve conflicted relationships
• How to handle grief-related anger

ST. BRIGID YARD & FACILITY WORKDAY is scheduled for Saturday, October 24th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Volunteers are needed to help work on the St. Brigid Parish grounds. The plan is to trim bushes, rake leaves, power wash siding, repair cracks in the foundation, repair leak points, scrape and paint window frames, asphalt holes around parish center and more. Bring your rakes and gloves to lend a hand. Thank You!

EUCHARISTIC EXPOSITION: There will be Eucharistic Exposition on Sunday, October 18th at 2:30pm. Join us for the Rosary and Holy Hour for Our Nation. This will continue every Sunday throughout October except on November 1st which will take place at St. Brigid Church. Join us!

ST. FRANCIS CEMETERY: As of October 15th the St. Francis Cemetery requests that all decorations and flower pots be removed from the cemetery. We cannot be responsible for any decorations left in the cemetery. For heavy cement or marble decorations or flower pots that cannot be removed, we suggest that you cover to protect them.

ALL SOULS ENVELOPES were included on the bulle-tins last weekend. If you were unable to pick up a bul-letin, we will accept your lists (with a donation) in a separate envelope with the names of your loved ones. They will be remembered for the month of November.

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