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Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
481 South Main Street
P.O. Box 669
Andover, Ohio 44003
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Our Lady of Victory Catholic Parish - Andover, Ohio
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Our Lady of Victory, Pray for us!
Thank you for visiting our parish website. Here you will be informed and inspired as you journey in your faith as a parishioner or as a visitor to our parish. You are welcome to visit our parish anytime and you are encouraged to check back to the website often for new information and details on current events.

Since the late 1940s, our parish has served the people of Andover village and the hundreds of visitors each summer to the Pymatuning Valley. We are delighted to welcome you as the 21st Century generation of our parish family.

Whether a member or visitor, you are welcome to become involved in our parish in whatever way the Lord is leading you. Together, we will labor and pray to build up the Kingdom of God in our world.

God bless you and your family!

Father Jeffrey Stealey, Pastor

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Second session:
Mon. May 23 from 6-7 p.m at St. Patrick
Mon. June 6 from 6-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory

ARMS Memorial Day Bake Sale
May 28-29. Your delicious homemade bakery is needed and much appreciated. All proceeds of the bake sale benefit the missions. Please drop off your baked goods Saturday May 28 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the hall kitchen

Vacation Bible School
will take place at St. Patrick beginning Monday June 13 through Friday June 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Children aged preschool up to age 13 are invited to attend. We also need helpers. Please contact Amanda Vins at 440-293-8999 to register your child or if you can assist in any way.Please register by May 29 so we can order enough materials

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We need volunteers to help in the garden and flower beds at Our Lady of Victory. Please see Mike Tullai (293-5021) for information.

Tuesdays at St. Patrick 6-6:45 p.m.
Wednesdays m 6;30-7:30 p.m. Our Lady of Victory
Come spend an hour with our Lord in quiet prayer and contemplation - it will change your life!

Thank you for your prayerful reflection and generous response to the Annual Appeal.

If you are a Eucharistic Minister and would be willing to visit Andover Village Retirement Community on Wednesdays to distribute Communion, please call the office. We are hoping to get enough volunteers to share this ministry so that each person would only need to go once a month or so. Thank you for prayerfully considering helping in this ministry. There are about 20 Catholics in residence at AVRC.

OLV PARISH COUNCIL is seeking members
for the Evangelization and Outreach Committee, as well as the Family Life Committee. The Evangelization and Outreach Committee seeks, through prayerful discernment, an awareness of the spiritual needs of the parish. Its goal is to stir up the flames of faith in all parishioners toward a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The committee also coordinates outreach to the community. The Family Life Committee works to strengthen the bonds within families and between parishioners and the broader church community through various social events. Anyone who may be interested in either position, please see Fr. Jeff or any parish council member.

Would you please prayerfully discern helping out as a Liturgical Minister? At Our Lady of Victory there is a particular need of Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers especially at the 4:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday; ushers are needed at all Masses; Altar Servers are also needed as we are down to only 3. We also need a Eucharistic Minister to visit Andover Village Retirement Center every other week as there is a rather large Catholic population in residence there If you feel you are being led to any of these ministries, please call the office at 440-293-6218. Thank you!

Do you have a prayer intention for yourself, a loved one, a friend?
If you do, we would be happy to add it to our prayer line.
You can:
1. Place your prayer requests in the Book of Prayer at the back of each church.
2. Call Jean Fasnacht at 440-293-3179
or Carolyn Barker at 330-876-0677
to be placed on the prayer line of both parishes.
3. Email your prayer request to and they will be entered into the book and added to prayer line.

Anyone who may be interested or who knows anyone interested in attending RCIA classes to learn more about the Catholic faith, please contact Fr. Jeff or Deacon Ed.

Servants of Mary Center for Peace First Sat. Mass
Mass & breakfast on Every First Saturday 8:30 am.

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Mass Schedule
Saturday 4:00 p.m. Our Lady of Victory
7:00 a.m. Our Lady of Victory (May through October)
8:30 a.m. Our Lady of Victory
10:30 a.m. St. Patrick

Weekday Masses:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Fri. at 8:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory
Tues. at 7 p.m. and Sat. at 8:30 a.m. at St. Patrick

Confession Times:
Our Lady of Victory on Sat. at 2:30 p.m. prior to 4 p.m.
St. Patrick: Sat. mornings following the 8:30 a.m. Mass. You can request an appointment for Confession by calling Fr. Jeff at the office at 440-293-6218.

Tuesdays at St. Patrick 6-6:45 p.m.
Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m. Our Lady of Victory