Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
481 South Main Street
P.O. Box 669
Andover, Ohio 44003
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Parish - Andover, Ohio
LENT BEGINS THIS WEDNESDAY MARCH 1!!!
Wednesday March 1 marks the beginning of our
Lenten journey. There will be Mass with distribution
of ashes at 8:30 a.m. and distribution of ashes again
at 5:00 p.m.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS will be held on Fridays
during Lent at 7:00 p.m.
"LENTEN JOURNEY" using Matthew Kelly's books
Rediscover Lent and Rediscover Jesus will begin
Thursday March 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the classrooms of
OLV. These sessions will continue on Thursdays
through April 6.
CCD : Class begins in the classrooms in the hall
following 8:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday mornings at
Our Lady of Victory.
In the Spring of 2017, the Sacrament of Confirmation
will be conferred on those young people of our
parishes who meet the following criteria:
-Age: 14 years of age by December 17, 2017
-Involvement in a catechetical program (religious
instruction) prior to beginning instruction for the
Sacrament of Confirmation
-Involvement in some type of parish volunteer
program such as altar server, music, lector, usher,
volunteer help at parish functions, activities, etc.
-Candidates will be required to write a letter
addressed to the pastor stating their desire to be
confirmed and the reasons for their decision. Please
note that the letter to the Pastor is due by October 23.
THE NEXT MEETING IS SUNDAY MARCH 12 and
again on MARCH 26, 2017, AT 6:30 P.M. AT OUR
LADY OF VICTORY.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SCHEDULE A MASS for
a friend or loved one, deceased or living, or a specific
intention, or in thanksgiving, please call the office or
drop a note in the collection basket marked "Mass
Intentions." The stipend for a Mass is $10.00.
Sanctuary Candles are also available to be lit for a
week in memory or honor of someone or an
intention. The stipend for the weekly Sanctuary
Candle is $5.00. You can call the office or drop a note
in the collection for the Sanctuary Candle also. There
are many dates available for 2017.
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
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
firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be entered into
the book and added to prayer line
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS
(RCIA) 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 at 440-293-6218.
Servants of Mary Center for Peace First Sat.
Mass & breakfast on Every First Saturday 8:30 am.
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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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Frequently Asked Questions
Welcome To Our Website!
Saturday 4:00 p.m. Our Lady of Victory
8:30 a.m. Our Lady of Victory
10:30 a.m. St. Patrick
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
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.
ADORATION and BENEDICTION
Tuesdays at St. Patrick 6-6:45 p.m.
Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m. Our Lady of Victory