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Happenings at Our Lady of Mercy

Thursday, January 24th Adoration Eucharistic Exposition after the 7:30am Mass until 6:30pm Vespers with Benediction

SAVE THE DATE for the ANNUAL MARDI GRAS on Saturday, March 2nd at Our Ladyof Mercy Parish Center. There will be food, drinks, raffles, including cash raffles. This fundraiser is sponsored by and supports the Love Bug Preschool. More details and tickets will be available soon!

Join us for Bible Study

  • Tuesdays in January at 9:30am and 7:30pm Fr. Matthew will explain the Liturgy of the Hours
  • Thursdays beginning in January
    Gordy Culbertson will present The Theology of the Body by Pope John Paul. These classes will take place at 9:30am and 7:30pm. Both programs will take place at Our Lady of Mercy Parish Center in the St. Joseph Room.

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL
2 SUMMIT STREET
BATAVIA, NY 14020

will be sponsoring an Open House in recognition of Catholic Schools Week on Sunday, January 27th at 10:00am. All are wel-come! Families consider-ing a Catholic school education for their children are encouraged to attend. Please call the school with any questions at 585-343-6154. or email Nora O’Neill at noneill@sjsbatavia.org. Thank you!

ADORATION...Please consider giving one hour. You might be able to give one hour a week, or one hour every two weeks, or one hour a month, or even one hour a quarter. Any gift of your time is greatly appreciated and needed in order to keep our parish Adoration going. For those who are unable to participate in other Ministries, Adoration is a PERFECT opportunity to help our parish family by sitting and praying in the church for one hour. Please prayerfully consider this opportunity. Contact Ann Ehrhart 768-4728 for more information.

ROSARY FOR THE END OF ABORTION: Every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. the Mercedarian Third Order prays the Rosary for the end to abortion, world peace and for the sick or distressed of our parish. Everyone is invited to participate.

THE HOLY ROSARY is prayed Monday through Friday at 6:30 a.m. and on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. Please consider coming to Mass early to pray the Rosary with your fellow parishioners.

 

 

St. Brigid’s Happenings

THE LADIES OF CHARITY will again be sewing Tshirt dresses for girls in Father James’ home of Malaysia. Our sewing day will be Saturday, February 2nd at 10:00am in the Parish Center. Both seamstresses and helpers are needed. Seamstresses, bring your sewing machines. Helpers will be embellishing the t-shirts and making yarn dolls. Lunch will be provided by the LOC. Questions? Call Cheri Sheridan at 748-7248.

BOOK CLUB meets on January 29th at 6:30pm in our Parish Center. We will be discussing "The Great Alone" by Kristen Hannah and "Perfectly Yourself" by Matthew Kelly (sections 4 and 5). All are welcome to join us to discuss or listen. Refreshments are provided.

SAVE THE DATE: The Holy Name Society will hold its Annual Breakfast on Sunday, February 17th in the parish center. Stay tuned for more details soon.

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.