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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
Upcoming Events:

CATECHETICAL SUNDAY
Sunday September 18, 2016
Please Note: All parents and students intending to participate in the CCD program at Our Lady of Victory this coming year are asked to attend the 8:30 a.m. Mass on September 18. A special blessing will be given to parents, teachers, and students. We will be meeting after Mass for registration and to outline the programs for the years. Parents of students who will be new to the program are asked to bring information pertaining to reception of Sacraments (dates, church, etc.). Refreshments will be served. For further information, please call Michaelene at 440-293-5095.

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. On September 18 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a meeting at Our Lady of Victory for candidates and parents. An outline of dates for instruction meetings will be given and any questions will be answered.

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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THANK YOU!!!
We would like to thank Mike Tullai and Louis Russo for installing a new LED street light on the south side of the church. It's twice as bright and uses one-half the electricity of the last one.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are in need of helpers to perform simple maintenance tasks around the buildings and grounds. If you would like to volunteer, please call the office at 440-293-6218. Thank you!

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

ADORATION and BENEDICTION
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!

WE ARE IN NEED OF EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS!!!
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.

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

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


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