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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
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! There is 8:30 a.m. Mass at OLV on Thursday November 24. The 8:30 a.m. Mass on Friday at OLV and on Saturday at St. Patrick is cancelled.

CCD : Class begins in the classrooms in the hall following 8:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday mornings at Our Lady of Victory. CCD is cancelled November 27 for Thanksgiving and December 25 and January 1 for the holiday!

CONFIRMATION 2016-2017
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 NOVEMBER 27 AT 6:30 P.M. AT ST. PATRICK FOR CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES.

ALTAR, ROSARY, MISSION SOCIETY CHRISTMAS DINNER
will be Thursday December 1 at 6 p.m. at Silver Shores in Conneaut Lake, PA. Sign-up sheets are posted on the doors of the church. Please sign up if you plan to attend.

ANDOVER VILLAGE CHRISTMAS PARTY: We will be participating in the Christmas gifts for the residents of Andover Village's Christmas Party. Watch for the tree and gift tags near Thanksgiving. The deadline for gifts will be Sunday December 11.

CHANGE OF MEETING DAY FOR ALTAR, ROSARY, MISSION SOCIETY:
The meeting day for the Altar, Rosary, Mission Society has been changed from Wednesday to Thursday.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! We are in need of helpers to perform simple maintenance tasks around the buildings and grounds. If you can volunteer, please fill out the form provided in back of church or call the offfice 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 melaniegiff@gmail.com 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
Mass & breakfast on Every First Saturday 8:30 am.
www.servantsofmary.org

DIOCESE OF YOUNGSTOWN ON FACEBOOK!
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page at www.facebook.com/DOYoungstown/. Get daily inspiration, as well as updates on what is happening in and around our diocese!
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

E-Giving Now Available!
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Mass Schedule
Saturday 4:00 p.m. Our Lady of Victory
Sunday
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.

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