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Mass Schedule

Saturday Evening: 5:30pm
Sunday: 7:30am, 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm (en español)

Weekday Mass Schedule
Monday-Friday: 6:30am and 8:30am
Monday 7:00pm during Lent
Saturday Morning: 8:30am
Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner
Saturday, March 10, 2018 6:00pm to 11:00pm

The next Caregivers Support Group will be held on March 7th, 2018 at 7:00PM in the Parish Center.

The next Bereavement Support Group will be Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:30PM in the Parish Center.
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Lenten Regulations

The days of both Fast and Abstinence during Lent are Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. If possible, the fast on Good Friday is continued until the Easter Vigil (on Holy Saturday night) as the "paschal fast" to honor the suffering and death of the Lord Jesus, and to prepare ourselves to share more fully and to celebrate more readily His Resurrection. The other Fridays of Lent are days of Abstinence.

On a day of Fast, only one (1) full meal is permitted, and two (2) smaller meals, which, if added together, would not exceed the main meal in quantity. On a day of Abstinence, no meat may be eaten. The obligation to observe the laws of Fast and Abstinence "substantially", or as a whole, is a serious obligation.

Reglas de Cuaresma

La obligación de Cuaresma, según lo determinado para todos los católicos en los Estados Unidos por nuestros obispos, require que se observe el ayuno el Miércoles de Ceniza y Viernes Santo. La ley de la abstinencia de la carne debe ser observada el Miércoles de Ceniza y todos los Viernes de Cuaresma.

¿Quién debe ayunar?
Todos los católicos que están entre las edades de 18 a 59 años. La obligación cesa cuando uno comienza su 60 cumpleaños.

¿Quién debe abstenerse?
Todos los católicos que tengan 14 años o más.


MISSION STATEMENT:

Our Lady of Mercy Parish is a Catholic community that worships God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, celebrating Mass, proclaiming the Gospel Message and uniting in prayer. We strive to welcome all and to educate ourselves and others in the Good News of Jesus Christ. We support one another in times of joy and sadness and attempt to serve each other by reaching out to those in need in our community and beyond. We are imperfect people on a journey. Our goal is that the life of each person leads to the Lord.