Our Lady of Mercy

Thank you for the anonymous donation of $1,000.00 received for the painting of the Church. Our Lady of Mercy Parish is grateful for the generosity of her members!

2019 MASS BOOK-Mass requests will not be accepted for 2019 until Fr. Matthew has a chance to review all schedules.

OUR LADY OF MERCY PARISH invites those ages 5-18 years of age to join the scouts! Meetings are held at the parish center on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm. Interested in finding out more about scouting, contact the following:
CUB SCOUTS – Chuck Flynn 716-860-2222
BOY SCOUTS - Phil Zerillo 585-721-2660

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As a reminder, we ask that all of our parishioners patronize these advertisers whenever possible. It is their generosity that provides the weekly bulletin at little or no cost to our parish. Please use the bulletin as a resource whenever you are in need of products or services. Let them know we truly appreciate their loyal support of our weekly bulletin. Thank you!

Volunteer Opportunities

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 appreci-ated 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.

BLESSING OF PETS: Fr. Matthew blessed the pets of parishioners last Sunday.

St. Brigid's

HOLY NAME MEMBERSHIP: It’s time to sign-up for membership in the Holy Name Society. Dues are $3.00 for this years membership. Holy Name members will be at the rear of the church after Mass to collect the fee and check membership information.

BACKPACK PROGRAM - The Ladies of Charity are sponsoring a food drive for the back program at Byron- Bergen schools. The back pack program is sponsored by the Byron Presbyterian Church and benefits the students of Byron-Bergen Schools who are in need of additional nourishment. Please take a slip with a food item, purchase the item, and return it to the designated boxes in the back of the church or on the table in the church hall by October 21st. Thank you for your generosity.

ST. BRIGID BOOK CLUB meets on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:30pm in the parish center. We are reading "In Like Flynn" by Rhys Bowen and "Perfectly Yourself" section 2 by Matthew Kelly. All are welcome; snacks are provided.

ST. BRIGID’S ANNUAL COAT DRIVE collection is scheduled for the weekends of  October 20-21 and October 27-28. Bins will be placed in the back of both churches for your gently used, clean coat donations. Children's coats are especially needed this year. Thank you for your support.

COFFEE HOUR: The next Coffee Hour is scheduled for Sunday, November 4th following the 9:00am Mass. Stop by for fellowship, coffee, and refreshments!

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.