Special Intention Mass
The next Mass for Special Intentions will be Monday, January 21 at 7 p.m.
OMM 90th Anniversary
Today we're celebrating the 90th anniversary of the first Mass celebrated at Our Mother of Mercy on January 13, 1929. There is an anniversary celebration luncheon after Sunday mass at the Cristo Rey High School Great Room. All are invited
Annual Diocesan Appeal
Thank you to all who have responded generously to the Annual Diocesan Appeal. For those who have not, please help us reach 100% participation using the envelopes in the pews or on the back table. Your response will make a difference to those families receiving tuition assistance in our Catholic Schools.
2019 Legacy Celebration
If you were born between November 1, 1924 and November 1, 1944, and were not recognized at the 2018 Celebration, we are seeking honorees for the 2019 Legacy Celebration. Forms are located at the back of the church. Contact Beverly Carter at 817-551-1449.
Virtus (formerly Safe & Sacred) Classes
It is a requirement for everyone in-volved in a ministry to have up to date their certificate for Safe & Sacred now called Virtus. These classes are open for all adults, in order to keep our children safe., it gives adults guidelines, shows us signs to recog-nize when something may be wrong with our children, grandchildren, etc. Please log onto www.Virtus.org and create a new profile under new participant and find a location and date convenient to you to sign up.
CCE and RCIA Class Schedules
CCE and RCIA classes resume Sunday moring, January 6, 2019.
OMM Outreach Ministry
For shut-in homebound please contact Beverly Carter at 817.551.1449 or email email@example.com.
OMM T-Shirts Available
Our Mother of Mercy T-Shirts are still available for $5. There are childrens’ XS, S, and M, as well as Adults’ S, M, L, XL, and 3X. Get yours at the church office.
Prayer List Updates Requested
Please See Back of Bulletin Please check the back of the bulletin for those who are on the sick list and please call the office and let us know if we can remove any one currently on it.
St. Peter Claver Pilgrimage 2019
The St. Peter Claver Pilgrimage to Verdu Spain, Barcelona Spain and Rome Italy is set for June 6-13, 2019. This customized trip is the first of its kind and promises to be one that will help to deepen your knowledge of our Catholic Faith. For pricing information or to register, call or email Mary Battle at 985-774- 3141, firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website at www.stpeterclaverprilgrimages.com to view the itinerary and the travel package amenities. Reserve your space soon!
OMM Family Directories
Our Mother of Mercy family directories are available for free for those who took Lifetouch pictures last January. Otherwise, they are $10.00. Please see Lydia after mass or during the week in the church office. First come, first serve.
"Come now, let us set things right, says the Lord: Though your sins be like scarlet, they may become white as snow; though they be crimson red, they may become white as wool.” (Isaiah 1:18-19). Come and experience the mercy and "good things" of Our Lord on a Rachel Retreat. He is waiting for you.
Gabriel Project Volunteers Needed
Please see Juanita Thornton after 10 a.m. mass if you're interested in helping with the Gabriel Project, which is seeking volunteers to help with crisis pregnancies.
Catholic Charities Seeking New CEO
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth has an immediate job opportunity. They are looking for a new president/CEO, who is dynamic and courageous to carry forward the agency's vision of ending poverty, one family at a time. For more information, please see the bulletin board for a complete description or log onto their website.
In Loving Memory
Reverend Jerome LeDoux, S.V.D. February 26, 1930—January 8, 2019
Father Jerome LeDoux went on to be with Our Heavenly Father on January 6 at 9:05 p.m. Father Paul Kahan, S.V.D. wrote: “We lost a good man, a caring and wonderful confrere. Kindly keep each other in our prayers. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful depar
Services are as follows:
Monday, January 14 Holy Ghost Church, Opelousas, LA Viewing 3-5:45 pm — Mass 6 p.m.
Tuesday, January 15 St. Augustine Seminary, Bay St. Louis, MS Viewing 5-6:45 p.m. / Evening Prayer 7 p.m.
Wednesday, January 16 St. Augustine Seminary, Bay St. Louis, MS Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Interment to Follow
Friday, January 19 Our Mother of Mercy, Fort Worth, TX Memorial Mass 7 p.m.
Click on the links below to view Father Bart's Corner, Weekly Readings, and the Saint of the Day: