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.

Fr. Dave

Latest News at Our Lady of Victory

Congratulations: Congratulations to Katie Sague, OLV School’s Vice-Principal, who celebrates her 25th anniversary in the OLV School. A reception in her honor will be held after the 10:30 Mass this Sunday.

Thank You: Thank you to all the volunteers involved in our Parish Religious Education program this year –teaching and assisting with regular Sunday morning class for children, RCIA, and Sacramental Preparation classes. By sharing your faith you are preparing the next generation of Catholics to grow in knowing and loving God and God’s people. Our catechists will receive a special blessing during the 10:30 Mass.

Young Adults Faith Small Group: Seeking Young Adults, ages 20 to 45, interested in deepening their spiritual lives through prayer, scriptural study, and fellowship. We meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 730pm to about 9pm in the meeting room just past the main doors when approaching from the parking lot. Please contact Maggie Kleber at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

Needed - Readers of the Word at Mass: We welcome more volunteers to lector at all weekend Masses. You can choose to do the same week every month or whenever your schedule allows. Sign up is electronic and readings are available online to read in advance. In the next two weeks we will have a brief orientation session after the 10:30 Mass. Please call Janice in the office or email Frances Byers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to volunteer or if you have any questions.

Religious Education: Registration is now open for RE for this year. Forms are located in the back of the church and also on the Religious Education page. The first day of classes is September 16th at 9am. Please note that the deadline to register for this year's Confirmation class is also September 16th. Contact Jennifer Oury at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults): RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) begins this weekend. This class will meet most Sundays (not on 3-day weekends or over holiday weeks) from 9:15 – 10:15 in the Rectory Living Room. It is for adults who are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, possibly wanting to receive the sacraments of initiation at the Easter Vigil on April 20, 2019. It is also for Catholic adults who have never received the sacrament of Confirmation, and would like to receive it at the Easter Vigil. If you or someone you know might be interested, please refer them to Jennifer Oury or Father Dave.

Weekday Mass Summer Reminder: A reminder that the 7:00 weekday Mass is suspended for the summer until October 1st.

Catholic Charities Collection: Please remember that on the first weekend of October, our parish is being asked by Catholic Charities to collect new and “gently-used” scarves, socks and winter hats to be distributed to the many needy and homeless in our area. All donations will be most appreciated.

Shop at Amazon & Raise Money for Our Lady of Victory Church: OLV is participating in AmazonSmile, a program that donates 0.5% of all eligible Amazon purchases to our school and parish at no cost to you.When you shop at smile.amazon.com it's still the same Amazon site but with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the church.  Please read the bulletin for more information.

2018 CYO Cross Country Registration is Now Open: Please visit our CYO Athletics page for more information on the program and how to register.

Poor Box: Donations for the month of September will benefit the Servants of the Lord Missionaries


Read the bulletin for September 16, 2018




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