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Our Lady of Mercy

EUCHARISTIC EXPOSITION: There will be Eucharistic Exposition today on Sunday, September 20th at 2:30pm the Rosary and Holy Hour for Our Nation will commence. This will continue every Sunday throughout October except on October 4th and November 1st which will take place at St. Brigid Church. Join us!

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: There will be no Eucharistic Adoration this Thursday, September 24th. However, Eucharistic Adoration will resume on the following Thursday, October 1st.

ADULT FAITH FORMATION—Join us every Wednesday evening from the comfort of your home from 6:30-8:00pm to learn more about our faith and enjoy inspiring conversation. To join in the group contact Denise Spadaccia at (585) 356-4174 or email her at youthminister@ourladyofmercyleroy.org.

FIND CHRIST IN THE CHAOS: A PARISH MISSION
Featuring the Dynamic Deacon*
September 21-23 (Mon – Wed), 7pm – 8pm
MASS IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF MERCY
September 24, 7pm

As of this time, the event will be live in church with reserved seating and social distancing, as well as being live streamed. There will be an opportunity for those in church and those participating online to offer spiritual and material support for Deacon Harold’s ministry.

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*Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers – known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon” – is one of the most sought-after speakers in the Church today. He is a powerful and passionate evangelist and preacher, whose no-nonsense approach to living and proclaiming the Catholic faith is sure to challenge and inspire those who hear him.

Reserve a spot in church by calling or texting the event phone the parish events phone at (585) 709-2764 or email events@ourladyofmercyleroy.org

"The 99 Experience"

Join us for "The 99 Experience," an opportunity to grow in our faith and for our parish to become an even stronger and more inviting community. The 99 Experience is for everyone. Learn from leading Catholic evangelization experts in The 99 Masterclass. This series teaches Catho-lics the most effective ways to share the good news of Jesus with the world. Join us as we build a move-ment of evangelization and learn to grow in Catholic community.

• Learn how we can get people to come to church.
• Develop a deeper relationship with Chris
• Learn how to be led by the Holy Spirit
• Understand how to talk to non-Catholics about the faith
• Learn practical tips for inviting others into Chris-tian community.
• Learn how to grow in our faith, become an even stronger and more inviting parish community.

Join us for the 99 Master Class that prepares us for the 99 Experience day. Seven sessions on-line only Thursday nights 7:15-8:45 pm on these dates: Sept 17, October 8, 15, 22, and 29, and No-vember 11 and final session on November 18th.

Contact Gary Privitera at: gprivitera1@charter.net or text to cellphone: (585) 409-9444

See detailed 99 program information in 3 free videos here: https://ascensionpress.com/pages/the-99-minimasterclass-video-1
Free Skype installation required for this free class.

Knights of Columbus

 

The Knights of Columbus meets on the Third Tuesday of the month at the K of C Hall.

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!

St. Brigid

6GriefShare is CANCELLEDBoth the 10:00 AM and 6:30 PM sessions of GriefShare have been cancelled for Wednesday, September 23rd. Griefshare will resume on Wednesday, September 30th.

SHARE A YARN will resume meeting on Monday, September 21 at 7:00pm. We will follow proper protocol of sanitizing, wearing masks and keeping social distance. Bring your completed projects. We anticipate a marathon show and tell and have new surprises to share. Please RSVP by texting or calling Cheri at 748-7248 so we can plan for your safety.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: On the first Sundays of each month, there will be a period of Eucharistic Exposition following the 9:00 am Mass. At 2:30 pm, the Rosary and Holy Hour for Our Nation will commence.

HOLY NAME SOCIETY NEWS

  • Holy Name Society Meeting is Thursday, October 1st at the church hall at 7:00 pm.
  • The meeting will begin with a Mass at 7:00 pm for the Deceased Members of Holy Name (subject to the availability of a priest).
  • The St. Brigid's Holy Name Men's Golf Tournament will be Sunday, October 4th at 11:00amat the Churchville Golf Course. Sign up at the rear  of the church. Open to all sons and daughters of Holy Name members.

Happening Elsewhere

 

Coping With Life Alone one-day retreat program, Sunday, September 27, 2020 Beginning Experience (BE) of Rochester is a peer support ministry for those suffering the loss of a spouse through death, divorce or separation. Our Coping With Life Alone one-day retreat will be held on Sunday September 27th at Notre Dame Retreat House (5151 Foster Rd, Canandaigua, NY 1442). The retreat will help participants deal with the natural grief process and offers an opportunity, through God, for dealing with the loss and moving into the future with renewed hope. Registration begins at 8:30 am with coffee and light refreshments, and the program runs from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Cost is $40, which includes lunch and all materials. For more information, please call 585- 987-1750, email at beofrochester@gmail.com, or visit http://www.beginningexperiencerochesterny.org

Registrations are limited to 12 participants. Wearing masks and CDC COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced at the retreat for everyone's safety.

 

Spiritual Direction/Consultation Available by Appointment for Individuals and Families in Crisis.

On-Going: Free phone or on-line platform calls available on a ‘by appointment’ basis.

During this time of challenge for the Church and for our communities, free spiritual services are available.

Offered By: The St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith. The St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation headquartered in the Philadelphia area does spiritual outreach for families in crisis. The initial mission of the foundation is to families affected by divorce and separation. Check-out podcasts on varied topics at “Philly Nonnatus” on YouTube
and Subscribe. Appointments Available with Fr. Kenneth Breen, O.deM, Spiritual Moderator and Anne DeSantis, Director.

To learn more: Visit the website: www.nonnatus.org or email director.srnf@gmail.com.

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Two podcasts are being offered through the St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith.

  • Podcast for Catholics Affected by Divorce and Separation
  • The First Tuesday of each month, 8 – 9 p.m. Eastern Podcast for Families in Crisis.
  • The Last Thursday of each month, 8 – 9 p.m. Eastern

Both podcasts are available on YouTube, Facebook, Podbean app, and Tune In app. Subscribe to the “Philly Nonnatus” YouTube channel, and on Podbean and Tune In subscribe to: “Patchwork Heart Minis-try.”
More information go to the foundation website at www.Nonnatus.org, text or call 215-870-9913.

THE DEACON’S CLOSET is available year round!. 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, canes, walkers, com-modes, etc. 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.