FAMILIES ALWAYS MATTER:
The Diocese of Erie has launched a year-long campaign, Families Always Matter, to affirm families in their importance to God, the church and each other. The campaign, under the leadership of the Family Life Office, will provide a vehicle for spiritual growth and development for individuals and families using local and national resources to encourage, educate and inspire families throughout the next 12 months.
Our Lady of Mercy Bulletin
Link to access the Bulletin: OLM Bulletin
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February 19, 2018
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP:
On Monday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. the Grief Support Group will meet in the Parlor. Each session has discussion around a topic pertaining to grief and includes prayer. Questions? Contact Donna Clark in the parish office. Invite a friend who is experiencing the loss of a loved one who needs to know they are not alone in their struggle.
February 21, 2018
LENTEN PASTUS SERIES:
Our Wednesday Lenten Pastus will begin February 21. Be fed in spirit at the 5:30 p.m. Eucharist, in body at the 6:15 p.m. Soup Supper and/or in mind at the 7:00 p.m. Presentation. The presenter at our first Pastus evening will be Fr. John Jacquel, pastor of Holy Rosary and St. John parish and former OLM member. In his talk "Crucified Love,"
February 27, 2018
OLM BOOK GROUP:
Join us on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the OLM Parlor to discuss "The Ballroom" by Anna Hope. Please note, this is not our usual meeting day. We have shifted to the Tuesday after our regular time due to the Parish Lenten Pastus program. Whether you are interested in joining a book group or just want to talk about one particular title, the door is open to you. In March, we will share "The Ninth Hour" by Alice McDermott.
March 11 thru 13, 2018
LENTEN PARISH MISSION WITH DAN SCHUTTE:
Our Parish Mission is Sunday thru Tuesday, March 11,12 & 13 at 7p.m. On these evenings, Dan will weave together his music and the spiritual reflections behind them.
March 18, 2018
PANCAKES FOR FR. PETE:
Enjoy a breakfast benefit for Maria House on Sunday, March 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $5.00 each or $20.00 for a family of 4 or more. Pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice will be served. In addition, there will be a basket raffle and 50/50 drawing. If you have any questions, please contact Tom Pearson at 450-7338.
March 18, 2018
BAPTISMAL PREPARATION SESSIONS FOR PARENTS:
Our semi-annual session for parents desiring the Sacrament of Baptism for their child will be held Sunday, March 18 at noon. If you have a child you wish to have baptized, or are expecting a child, you will want to sign up for this session. It is a requirement of the diocese that every parent participate in such a class prior to celebrating the sacrament. To register, call the Parish Office at 899-5342. The next session will be held in October.