Your generous gifts through the Giving Tree will brighten the lives of many during this Holy Season. Your donations of cash and items listed below support the following organizations:
OLOL Elderly Housing
St. Anthony House
LA War Veterans Home
St. Clare Manor
St. Vincent de Paul
OLOM Parish Families
Make credit card donations on the church website at: www.olomchurch.com or you can drop off your donation at the church office. Contact the church office, (225) 926-1883 for more details.
LA War Veterans Home Collections
Gift bags prepared for residents including cards of appreciation from school children and donated items needed by residents. (No large sizes)
Shampoo – Regular and Dandruff
Nic Sticks (septic pencils)
Soft hair brush
Ziplock bags – all sizes
T-shirts – all sizes
Socks – Regular & Diabetic
Batteries – all sizes
The church office will accept donations through the month of November.
Cards for Prisoners
Our Lady of Mercy is collecting new, unsigned religious Christmas cards to distribute to prisoners at Angola and Hunt Correctional. These cards will be given to prisoners to allow them to write to their families during the holidays.
Cards may be dropped off at the church office by December 1st
Food for the Holidays
“For I was Hungry and you gave me to eat.”
During the month of November, each of us is encouraged to be bread for others. Empty baskets will be arranged around the Tabernacle in the Sanctuary. Please bring non-perishable food items to be given to the needy of our area for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
*Opportunities to donate to the Giving Tree are offered through the Second Collection envelope the weekend of November 10 and 11.