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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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Frequently Asked Questions
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Summer Mass Schedule
(May 16/17 through September 5/6:)
Saturday 4:00 p.m. Our Lady of Victory
Sunday 7:00 a.m. Our Lady of Victory
8:30 a.m. Our Lady of Victory
10:30 a.m. St. Patrick
Weekday Masses:
OLV: Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Fri. at 8:30 a.m.
SP: Tues. at 7 p.m. and Sat. at 8:30 a.m.
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.

Wednesday, September 2 at 7 p.m.
All ladies of the parish are welcome to join us!

Altar Rosary Mission Society Bake Sale Labor Day weekend after all Masses. Please drop off your delicious homemade baked goods at the hall kitchen on Saturday, Sept. 5 from 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. Thank you for your time, talent, generosity and support ofthe missions.


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!

is in need of a teacher for grades 3, 4, and 5.
Please prayerfully consider if the Lord is calling you to this ministry. If you are interested or would like to learn more, contact Sarah Bogardus at 440-293-5139.

Chairs for the church hall
THANKS TO YOUR GENEROSITY, the chairs in the hall at Our Lady of Victory are gradually being replaced. If you would like to purchase any of the old wooden chairs for $2 each (limit of 10 per person) please call the office at 440-293-6218 to arrange a time for pickup. We are still taking donations of $20/chair to purchase the new chairs. Drop in the collection basket in an envelope marked "Chairs" (you can use the "Welcome" envelopes for this purpose but please be sure to mark "Chairs" on the outside of the envelope) or at the office.

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.

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.

PLEASE NOTE!!! BULLETIN NOTICES need to be in by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning for the following Sunday. If you would like to have something included in the bulletin, please email:, call the office, or drop a note into the collection basket marked “bulletin”. This includes any meeting notices, upcoming events, bake sales, dinners, etc. Please be advised that in the event of a holiday, the bulletin needs to be in one week earlier than usual. Thank you for your cooperation.