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Happenings at Our Lady of Mercy

COFFEE HOUR is next Sunday, March 24th following the 10:45 am Mass. Please join us!

CATHOLIC CHARITIES: Jennifer, a mother of three, came to Catholic Charities seeking help for her eldest child, Andrew, as he had become physically and verbally abusive to his younger siblings and was also skipping school. The family began working with Catholic Charities Multisystemic Therapy Program, an intensive, familyfocused intervention service to target and resolve the issues they were facing. Through the program and their therapist Kelly, Jennifer feels her household has regained peace and she has regained control as a mother. Your donation to the 2019 Appeal will help mothers like Jennifer find renewed hope and children like Andrew walk a stronger, positive path. Help your neighbor find hope. Select your new gift designation option when making a secure donation online at ccwny.org/donation or by calling Catholic Charities at 716-218-1400.

Join us for Bible Study

  • Tuesday’s Bible Study - 9:30 am & 7:00 pm. Please note the evening time is at 7:00 pm not 7:30 pm.
  • Thursday’s Bible Study - 9:30 am and 7:30 pm.

TODDLER TIME Toddlers are invited (along with an adult) to play in the parish gym on Friday, March 29 from 9:00-10:30am. Free of charge!

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!

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

ST. BRIGID TO HOLD ST. JOSEPH’S TABLE on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm. Sign-up sheet available at the back of the St. Brigid’s Church. Please indicate the meatless dish you will bring. For questions contact Krys Lang at 548-2641.

GriefShare meets at St. Brigid's Parish Center in Bergen this Wednesday, March 20 at 12:00 noon and again at 6:30pm. Our focus this week will be on "The Journey of Grief - Part 2." Bring your brown bag lunch if you choose; snacks and beverages are available. Since each week focuses on a different topic, it's never too late to join us for a session, several sessions or for the remainder of the program. No pre-registration is required. Call Marie at 330-6510 or Shirley at 330-0466 with your questions and concerns.

RECYCLED TEENS will gather for Mass on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:30am. A short meeting will follow and lunch will be at Millhouse Family Restaurant in Brockport.

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BOOK CLUB will meet on Tuesday, March 19th at 6:30 pm in our Parish Center in Bergen. We are discussing One Beautiful Dream by Jennifer Fulwiler and Perfectly Yourself Section 7 by Matthew Kelly. Join us for fellowship, an enlightening discussion and refreshments.

SHARE A YARN would like to invite you to join them in their annual Knit/Crochet Along in making hats and scarves for veterans. Any pattern or yarn can be used. They will be donated to the Veteran’s Outreach Center and distributed to veterans in the Rochester area. Please place completed items in the basket at the back of the church by Palm Sunday, April 14th. What better time than Lent, to help your neighbor by clothing those in need.

CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES RICE BOWL PROJECT-We welcome you to join our faith community, and nearly 14,000 other Catholic communities across the United States, in a life-changing Lenten journey of encounter. The Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Project provides focus for our prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Using these 3 pillars of Lent, we hope to draw closer to God and our neighbors both near and far. Through their stories we are made aware of both individual struggles and successes around the globe. Please pick up your rice bowl, with a day-by-day calendar guide for home use, in back of church or at the soup supper. Return the rice bowls to church during Holy Week. Additional information can be found at crsricebowl.org.

Millers Millworks Furniture Manufacturing Tour-On Thursday, April 11th members of the Holy Name are invited to tour Millers Millworks in Bergen. Millers Millworks is a Professional Audio/Visual Manufacturer. The state-of-the-art facility was built in 2007 and contains some of the most advanced automation available in the furniture industry. Holy Name Members and their children with an interest in wood working are invited to tour Millers at 6:30PM on Thursday April 11th. A signup sheet will be at the back of the church or email ted.darocha@gmail.com to register. Registration is limited to twenty attendees. Pizza at 5:30pm in the parish center will start this April 11th monthly meeting. For more info on Millers Millworks go to:
www.millerspresentationfurniture.com.

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.