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Happenings at Our Lady of Mercy


SOLEMNITY OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS: Friday, June 23rd is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. There will be a Mass celebrated in the evening at Our Lady of Mercy at 7:00pm.

COFFEE HOUR follows the 10:30 am Mass on Sunday, June 25th. We hope you will join us!

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 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.

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.   EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Thursday Adoration will resume September 7th.

Annual Meeting: Each year, the members of our religious com-munity gather for an annual meeting to develop and further our community life and our knowledge and faith in living our Mercedarian Charism. This year, we will be meeting from Mon-day, June 26th through Friday, June 30th. For this reason from Tuesday through Friday, there will be a Communion Service at 7:00 a.m. conducted by Deacon Dave and only one Mass at 8:00 a.m. with Fr. Sasso. There will be no weekday Masses at St. Brigid. Please remember us in your prayers during this time. Thanks.

Father Michael, O. de M.

 

St. Brigid’s Happenings

HOLY HOUR: Wednesday evening Holy Hour at St. Brigid’s is discontinued for the summer months. Holy Hour will resume in September.

Happening Elsewhere

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.