“My strength and my courage is the Lord,
and he has been my savior.” ~Isaiah 12:2   

Prayer Network for the Parish of Mary, Mother of Mercy

“Give me back the joy of your salvation, and a willing spirit sustain in me.” ~ Psalm 51: 14

  • Please pray that we all make Lent a time of prayer and strengthening of our faith.
  • Please pray for all ill with coronavirus and pray for a quick end to this virus.
  • Please pray for Jacqueline who has cancer and is very ill.
  • Please pray for George and Diane who are on hospice. Pray for their comfort and peace.
  • Please pray for Larry’s health to improve.
  • Please pray for Heather, Father Fred, Karen, Shawna, V.A., and Hunter who are dealing with cancer and the treatments for cancer. Pray for strength and complete healing.
  • Please pray for the repose of the soul of Paul Kelley, and pray for his family at this difficult time.
  • Please pray for Stephanie who is having thyroid problems.
  • Please pray that Maria finds employment.
  • Please pray for Joan C.
  • Please pray for Greg who has severe pain in his arm.
  • Please pray for Annette B. whose cancer has returned, and who is also dealing with a serious blood disease.
  • Please pray for Anne who has cancer.
  • Please pray for refugees of the world and their separated families.
  • Please pray for the homeless and all who are dealing with the cold weather.
  • Please continue to pray for Father Eugene.
  • Please pray for healing for Father Curtin and for continued good health for the others who live with him.
  • Please pray for the health and well being of Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, Bishop Matano, Bishop Clark, and the Friars of the Province of St. Mary.
  • Please pray for family and friends who have fallen away from their faith.
  • Please pray for the men and women at Willard and pray for their families.
  • Please pray the Lord will protect the unborn, marriage, and our religious freedom.
  • Please pray for our servicemen and women. Pray for peace in the world and an end to violence. Pray for our family members in the service. Pray for all veterans.
  • Please pray for areas affected by earthquakes, floods, fires, and natural disasters.
  • Please pray for the safety of family and friends traveling.
  • Please pray for people ill with serious illnesses and an end to the Zika, Ebola, and Coronavirus.
  • Please pray for Christians in the world being treated harshly because of their faith. Pray for those Christians who are in harms way and those who have lost their lives because of their faith.
  • Please pray for all of out friends and family dealing with cancer and the treatments of the disease.
  • Please pray for our friends and family who have had cancer in the past, praying that the disease does not return.
  • Please pray for family and friends who have had heart attacks and those who suffer from heart ailments.
  • Please pray for all those addicted to alcohol, drugs and all things preventing health in heart, mind and body.
  • Pray for the elderly, the sick of our parish, and people whose names are in our prayer request book.

  • Please pray for Carol V. who has thyroid cancer and is in a-fib.
  • Please pray for Paul H. who has prostate cancer
  • Please pray for Carter T., may he rest in peace
  • Please pray for David
  • Please pray for Ian who had a head collision
  • Please pray for Edmond’s son, a 14 year old who was stabbed and needed stomach surgery
  • Please pray for continued health for Elaine P.
  • Please pray for Betty M., may she rest in peace
  • Please pray for Martin D. who has neck pain
  • Please pray for Clyde C. born 1/16/2020 only 1 lb. 7 oz. for continued strength and health
  • Please pray for Martha C., for strength and healing
  • Please pray for Donald T., for strength
  • Please pray that Mary R. gains new employment.
  • Please pray for everyone who has been recently diagnosed with cancer.
  • Please pray for the unborn
  • Please pray for Major William G. deployed in Kuwait
  • Please pray for special intentions.

Please pray for the people listed above daily, either by visiting this page or reading the entries in the prayer book when you enter church. Include in your prayers all who are on our prayer lists, both past and present, and all those in need of our prayers, whether they are listed or not.

The above prayer list is for the parish community of Mary, Mother of Mercy. Each church in the parish has a book for prayer requests and everyone is encouraged to enter their requests there. They will be included on this page on a regular basis. You may also submit your prayer request by contacting the church (email: or phone: 607-294-0064) to make a direct request for prayers.

~ Prayer of Unity ~
~ Prayer to Mary, Mother of Mercy ~

Mass Times:
All regularly scheduled public Masses and parish social and educational events are suspended until further notice, including the following Masses.
Weekend Masses:

• Saturday, 5:00 p.m. at St. Francis Solanus, Interlaken, NY
• Sunday, 9:00 a.m. at St. James the Apostle, Trumansburg, NY
• Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at Holy Cross, Ovid, NY

Weekday Liturgies:

• St. James the Apostle, Trumansburg: Communion service on Mondays at 9:00 a.m.

• St. Francis Solanus in Interlaken: Mass on Tuesdays through Fridays at 8:30 a.m.

Note: If there is a funeral scheduled later that day or if the local schools are closed due to weather, the Mass or communion service will be cancelled.

Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession:

Fridays, 6:30–7:00 p.m., at St. Francis Solanus in Interlaken or by appointment with a priest.

In re Diocese of Rochester Case No. 19-20905

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, On September 12, 2019, the Diocese of Rochester ("Diocese") filed for protection under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (the "Bankruptcy Code"). The Bankruptcy Court has established August 13, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (prevailing Eastern time) as the deadline to file proofs of claim against the Diocese (the "Bar Date"). If you have a claim against the Diocese, including, without limitation, a claim related to sexual abuse committed by any person connected with the Diocese, you must file a claim on or before the Bar Date.

Please visit or call (855) 347-3773 for more information on how to file your proof of claim.

© 2020 The Parish of Mary Mother of Mercy
3660 Orchard St., P.O. Box 403, Interlaken, NY 14847

St. James the Apostle, 17 Whig St, Trumansburg, NY
Holy Cross, 7231 Main Street, Ovid, N.Y.
St. Francis Solanus, 3660 Orchard St., Interlaken, N.Y.
Diocese of Rochester

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