CONFIRMATION will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. No confessions that evening. Confessions will resume on Tuesday, May 30th.
Memorial Day is Monday, May 29th. In observance, the parish office will be closed and Mass will be celebrated at the St. Francis Cemetery at 8:00 a.m.
SAVE THE DATE: VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL IS JULY 24-28. NO COST TO ATTEND.
ADULT CLASSES: Fr. Michael’s scripture class meets every Tuesday at 9:00am and 7:00pm. Fr. Justin’s class on the Church History is every Wednesday at 10:00am. These classes are held at Our Lady of Mercy Parish Center. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.
ROSARY FOR THE END OF ABORTION: Every Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. the Mercedarian Third Order prays the Rosary for the end of 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.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION is every Thursday at the St. Peter’s Worship Site opens after the 8:00 am Mass and 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.
BOOK CLUB: Our monthly book club will meet one last time before summer. On Tuesday, May 30th, we will meet in the parish center at 6:30pm to discuss "Death of Riley" written by Rhys Bowen. All are welcome to discuss or hear about this book, even if you haven’t read it. Refreshments will be served.
LADIES OF CHARITY: On Monday, June 12th the Ladies of Charity will hold their annual banquet at Stone Restaurant in Churchville at 6:00 p.m. For reservations, please contact Barb Stein at 494-1796.
COFFEE HOUR -The Coffee Hour originally scheduled for Saturday, May 20th has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 21st. The next Coffee Hour is Saturday, June 11th. Make plans to stop by for coffee and fellowship!
PRAYER MINISTRY: Everyone is welcome to contact the St. Brigid Prayer Tree. If you have prayer requests, please call Marian Peck 548-2635 or Cheri Sheridan 748-7248.
THE DEACON’S CLOSET: The purpose of this ministry is to assist those who cannot afford medically needed 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 so that we can help out those in need. 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.
Third Option Program helps you to find the joy in your marriage and live a happier, healthier life together. This is a skills-based workshop. Group meetings every third Sunday from 6-8 pm at Resurrection Life, 2145 Old Union Rd., Cheektowaga. Information from Carol at 716-937-9810 or www.res-life.com/the-third-option.