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Our Lady of Mercy

NOTICE: When posting signs in the Church, please use the bulletin boards. Do not hang posters, pictures of any kind onto the doors of the Church. Thank you for your cooperation!

RECYCLE FOR LOVE BUGS: Your refund for can and bottle deposits can help our children at Love Bugs Pre-school. Take your empty bottles and cans to Mickel’s Nickels, 80 Lake Street, LeRoy and tell them you would like the money to go to Love Bugs Preschool. It is that easy! We thank you now, and the children will thank you later!

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Be the Solution!

Many individuals in the LeRoy Community face difficult challenges as they age. Some of their needs can ONLY be met with the help of volunteers like you. There is an immediate need for individuals to: deliver lunch-time meals within LeRoy and to transport older adults to medical appointments in the Rochester area. If you are interested, please contact Office for the Aging at 585-343- 1611.

 

OUTREACH MINISTRY: The Outreach Ministry volunteers visit the shut-ins nursing homes residents every month. Volunteers bring prayer cards, bulletins and at Christmas time they bring poinsettias to those they are visiting. This ministry is looking for more volunteers to help out. It takes only a couple of days per month and volunteers sign up for one month a year. For more information, contact Kathleen Steen at 768-7346.

THE DEACON’S CLOSET: This ministry assists those who cannot afford medically required equipment to assist with in home care with items such as wheelchairs, hospital beds, canes, walkers, commodes, etc. If you have any of these items and are not using them, please consider donating them to the Deacon’s Closet at Our Lady of Mercy Parish. If you need the use of items or want to donate, please call 585-813-3588. There is no charge for the use of equipment.

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PLEASE MAKE NOTE: All mail for both Our Lady of Mercy and St. Brigid Parish must be mailed to 44 Lake Street, LeRoy, NY 14482. Thank you!

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE BULLETIN are requested and appreciated two weeks prior to each bulletin. Please send your submission in writing via the church collection with your envelope indicating for church bulletin or by email to parishsecretary@ourladyofmercyleroy.org.

With much appreciation from the parish office!

DEFIBRILLATOR: We now have a defibrillator in Our Lady of Mercy Church. It’s located in a back corner on the wall. Please take a look to see where this is located and do not open unless there is a real emergency.

WHEELCHAIR: For your convenience a wheelchair has been placed in the side entryway of the church. Feel free to use this to assist parishioners from the car into the church.

Help keep our records updated: To keep our parish data information current, we’re asking you to please notify us of any changes made within the last two years with your home address, phone numbers or email address. Either call 768-6543 or send an email to parishsecretary@ourladyofmercyleroy.org. Thank you!

Registration for Young Parishioners:

If you are a young parishioner over the age of 18 and still registered under your parent’s names, you need to register in your own name. This registration is very important if you seek a form of good standing to be a godparent or Confirmation sponsor. This registration is also important when you are getting married in the parish. Registering in your own name is easy; please call the parish office at 768-6543.

St. Brigid's

THE LADIES OF CHARITY of the Buffalo Diocese maintain a store in Buffalo located on Broadway. They provide everything from clothing to baby layettes to small appliances at reasonable prices and in extreme cases free of charge. Twice a year the ladies sponsor events that include theme baskets and gift card raffles. The money raised is used to maintain this facility. St. Brigid’s Ladies of Charity would like to contribute a Family Movie/Fun Night themed basket. Donations for this are welcome and can be left at the back of church through September 8th. The Dress for Less Style Show is the afternoon of Saturday, September 28th. Baskets will be raffled at this event. If you have any interest in attending, phone or text Jan Bausch at 585-315-2717.

PRAYER MINISTRY: Anyone is welcome to contact the St. Brigid Prayer Tree. If you have prayer requests, please feel free to call Marian Peck 548-2635 or Cheri Sheridan 748-7248.

The Saint Brigid’s Prayer Tree is looking for volunteers who would like to join their prayer ministry. The only commitment is to have your name added to the tree and agree to pass requests on when you receive them. This usually means making only one phone call. The reward is seeing first hand, how God answers prayers and how prayers are indeed “felt” by those in need. If interested, please call Grace Gallivan at 494-2492 or Cheri Sheridan at 748-7248 or sign up at the back of church.

REMINDERS: All correspondence for St. Brigid Parish should now be mailed to 44 Lake Street, LeRoy, NY 14482. And don’t forget the Vigil Mass has been changed from 5:00pm to 4:00pm.

THE HOLY ROSARY is recited a half hour before each weekend Mass. Saturday Rosary begins at 4:30pm. Sunday Rosary is recited at 8:30am. Please join your fellow parishioners in praying the Rosary.

PRAYER MINISTRY: Anyone is welcome to contact the St. Brigid Prayer Tree. If you have prayer requests, please feel free to call Marian Peck 548-2635 or Cheri Sheridan 748-7248.

Parish Council meets once a month from September to June. If you would like to communicate with Parish Council simply drop a note in the box marked Pastoral Council in the back of the Church.