Our Lady of Victory Parish has been serving the Lord in the Palisades community since 1909. We welcome you to join us for worship, fellowship and religious education for all ages. Our mission is to faithfully embrace and promote the values and teachings of Christ through worship, education and service to others.

Latest News at Our Lady of Victory

Martin Luther King, Jr: Monday, January 20th is a federal holiday.  Our Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am.

Caring for God's Creation Event: Come have coffee and pastries with us in Hess Auditorium next Sunday, January 19 at 11:30 am - Learn about the Caring for Creation message of Pope Francis and Archbishop Gregory.  Following our previous announcements, we now inviting you to join us for a discussion of Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical Laudato Si. We will watch a short video presenting the underlying problem for our common good, hear about the urgent need for action, and explore with Father Leo Laudato Si’s meaning for us. We will inform about the actions by the Archdiocese and its parishes. And finally, we hope to hear your proposals. The event will last 45 minutes.

Ignation Volunteer Corps (IVC): What will you do for your encore? If you are moving towards either a full or part time retirement and and are thinking about what follows a long and successful career, consider meaningful service. The Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) is a program sponsored by the Jesuits that gives seasoned women and men over 50 an opportunity to share their experience with those in greatest need, while participating in a formation program rooted in spirituality. The commitment is part time and there are a number of rewarding service opportunities in the Washington Metropolitan region. For more information on the IVC or to attend an informational session in January, please contact Dan Kerns at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Parking Lot Reminders: Please remember that Gym classes are held on the parking lot beginning at 8:25am daily. In addition, recess occurs on the parking lot from 10:00am to 10:30am and 12:15pm to 1:15pm, and aftercare uses the parking lot from 3:30pm to 6:00pm. If you will be here during these time periods, please park your vehicle in the spaces available around the edge of the lot rather than in the middle. If no spaces are available around the perimeter of the lot, please park on the street. Please also keep in mind that the parking lot gates will remain closed during recess hours.

RCIA: RCIA began in September and is ongoing. If you are an adult interested in becoming Catholic or need your sacraments, please contact the parish office. 202-337-4835 ext. 100 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Poor Box Donations for the month of January are for the Jesuit Refugee Service. JRS seeks to accompany, serve, and advocate the cause of refugees and other forcibly displaced people, so that they may heal, learn, and determine their own future. JRS does this globally and are present in 56 Countries. JRS/USA has been awarded the 2019 GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency.

Read the bulletin for January 19, 2020 




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