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Happenings at Our Lady of Mercy

SAVE THE DATE-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2018
WOMEN’S DAY OF REFLECTION

With featured speaker: Brooke Taylor

Topics include “Apron of Grace” Giving thanks in all circumstances, developing holy habits and “The Heart of the Matter” Transforming our heart. Pre-register now by signing up at the back of the Our Lady of Mercy or St. Brigid Churches. Admission includes lunch and the day begins at 10:00am to 3:00pm. This event will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in LeRoy. For more information contact Patty Fernaays at 768-2102.

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FORTY HOURS DEVOTION
Our Lady of Mercy Church
Sunday, September 23 through
Tuesday, September 25
Eucharist Exposed:
Sunday 11:30 am –5:00 pm
Monday and Tuesday 8:30 am-7:00 pm
Devotions: Monday and Tuesday 7:00 pm

Diocese of Rochester Catholic Men’s Conference
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Topic - The Eucharist

Doors open at 7:30 am. At 8:30 am Mass will be celebrated with the Most Reverend Bishop Salvatore Matano. Morning snack and lunch are included. The cost is $55, $60 at the door $15 Students. This event runs from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and will be held at St. Jude the Apostle Parish on 4100 Lyell Road in Rochester. Any first time, never before attended men, may purchase a ticket for $45. For Carpooling call Gary at 585-768-7535. For more registration details go to: www.exultrochester.org

The Knights of Columbus, Edward Powers Council #2936 will meet Thursday, September 20 at 7:30pm at the K of C hall. All members are asked to attend our regular council meeting. This is a one-time change of our normal meeting on the third Tuesday of the month. Anyone who wishes to know more about the Knights of Columbus may call Grand Knight, Gary at 768-7535

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.

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Our Lady of Mercy & St. Brigid Parishes
800th Anniversary Pig Roast/Picnic
Sunday, September 23rd at 12:00pm
at Our Lady of Mercy
Parish Center
44 Lake Street
LeRoy, New York

 

St. Brigid’s Happenings

COFFEE HOUR is next Sunday, September 23rd following the 4:00pm Mass. Stop by to catch up with friends and have coffee and refreshments!

GriefShare at St. Brigid's Parish Center continues this week with Session 2, "Challenges of Grief” on Wednesdays at noon ( free to bring your own brown bag lunch) and again at 6:30pm. Both sessions offer the same content. You do not have to be pre-registered to attend nor do you need to have attended the first session in order to come to this one. If you have questions, please call Marie DiQuattro at 330-6510 or Shirley Wade at 330-0466. There is a brochure in the back of St. Brigid's and Our Lady of Mercy Churches which offers more information. Encourage those you know who are grieving to join us. Grief has no time limit.

THE LADIES OF CHARITY: The Ladies of Charity of Buffalo will hold their Annual Fall Fashion Show on Saturday, September 29th. Along with this fundraiser is a basket raffle. Since our family movie night basket was a success this Spring we would like to repeat this contribution, possibly filling two baskets. Donations can be left at the back of church through September 16th. Proceeds go to support the Ladies of Charity thrift store on Broadway in Buffalo where needy families can purchase clothing and small household items. If you are interested in attending this function, contact Jan Bausch at 585-315-2717.

RECYCLED TEENS will gather for 9:00 am Mass on Thursday, September 20. A short meeting will follow with guest speaker, Gerry Diskin.

1HOLY NAME SOCIETY ANNUAL GOLF OUTING is Sunday, September 30th at 11:00am at the Churchville Golf Course. Please join members of the Holy Name for 9 holes of relaxing golf. There is a good mix of fathers and sons and we encourage all men of the parish to join us. The format is a four man scramble that has an adjusted score by using a Calloway scoring method. This encourages all golfers at ALL skill levels. Door prizes for all and cold drinks. A sign-up sheet will be at the back of the church or contact Jim Quirk at 943-8670, Larry Senf at 494-1812 or Ted Darocha 737-6245 ted.darocha@gmail.com.

THE HOLY ROSARY is recited a half hour before each weekend Mass. Saturday Rosary begins at 3:30pm. Sunday Rosary is recited at 8:30am. Please join your fellow parishioners in praying the Rosary.

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.