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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 Tom Bishop, Servant Leader

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Sun. March 29, 2015:
Palm Sunday (OLV) 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.- “Walking with Jesus” A deeper journey with the Passion and Stations of the Cross. Sr.Roberta Doneth, O.S.F. and Fr. Tom Bishop. Please join us!

Holy Thursday – April 2, 2015:
(SP) 7 p.m. - Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Washing of Feet,
Procession with the Holy Eucharist – Adoration until 10 p.m.

Good Friday – April 3, 2015:
(OLV) 3 p.m. – Passion of Christ, Veneration of the Cross,
Reception of Holy Communion
(OLV) 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Andover Community Cross Walk,
Begins at Our Lady of Victory on Front Steps
(SP) 7 p.m. – Passion of Christ, Veneration of the Cross,
Reception of Holy Communion

Holy Saturday – April 4, 2015:
(OLV) 11 a.m. - Easter Food Blessing
(SP) 12 p.m. Noon – Easter Egg Hunt
1 p.m. - Easter Food blessing
(SP) 7 p.m. – Vigil Mass, Lighting of New Fire, Exultet, Candle
Procession, Blessing of Easter Water, and Welcome New People into the Church through Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist

Easter Sunday – April 5, 2015:
(OLV) 9 a.m. – Mass of the Resurrection
(SP) 11 a.m. – Mass of the Resurrection

Please note!!
There will be NO MASS on Easter Monday, April 6, 2015. The office will also be closed that day.
There is no CCD on Sunday March 29 or Sunday April 5.
CCD resumes Sunday April 12.

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY - April 11, & 12,
Healing Mass offering the Sacrament
of Holy Anointing at each of our Masses. Pass the word and
invite those who may be sick, undergoing surgery, recovering,or living with an acute or chronic illness. We also will do the Divine Mercy chaplet that weekend.

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.

2015 Bishop's Appeal for Catholic Charities
Changing Lives, One Family at a Time

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA): If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming Catholic or learning more about the Catholic faith, please call Deacon Ed Heinz at 440-313-4233.

Saturday 4 p.m. Mass and Sunday 9 a.m. Mass.
See Eileen Croce or call the office. Thank you!

Hall and Pavillion Available to Rent
see Contact Us link

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