Parish Announcements

Silver Rose Service

posted Jul 27, 2018, 11:23 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Aug 17, 2018, 5:20 AM ]

The State College K of C  will sponsor a service in honor of the Silver Rose of Our Lady of Guadalupe at 6:30pm on Thurs., Aug. 23 at OLV Church.  Service includes litany, scripture reading, homily and rosary.  Everyone is invited to the service.


Is God Calling You to a Life of Service as a Deacon?:

posted Jul 27, 2018, 7:35 AM by Diane Lapinski

All those  interested in learning about the Formation, Ministry and Life of the Permanent Diaconate, are invited to join Deacon Michael Russo at a special get together on Saturday, August 18 at the Carmelite Community of the Word Incarnation Center, Gallitzin from 9:30am to 4:00pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  Married men are expected to attend with their wives. Space is limited. Reservations are required. To make reservations please contact the Office of the Permanent Diaconate at (814) 693-9870 or email: [email protected].


WJVM is off the Air - Lightening Strike

posted Jul 19, 2018, 5:24 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jul 27, 2018, 11:21 AM ]

We apologize for the lack of service over the last couple of days. Once again our tower was struck by lightning, resulting in damage to the transmitter and the radio receiver.  We are working to make repairs as quickly as possible and should be back on the air soon. Please continue to keep us in your prayers.


WJVM — 90.3 FM (A WAOB® Affiliate)


Contact us at:


Voice of Divine Mercy,   P.O. Box 862,  State College, PA 16804-0862

[email protected]

Just $100/day keeps our Catholic voice on the air.

Catholic Ministries Drive

posted Mar 2, 2018, 5:47 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jul 19, 2018, 6:43 AM ]

We have received $238,049.00 with 556 families contributing. We have now  surpassed our goal of $142,237.00, so all monies received will be returned to OLV for our use. If you have not turned in your pledge envelope, mail it to OLV, place it in the Sunday collection or bring it to the church office (use the mail slot if after business hours). 


Relgious Education News

posted Sep 1, 2017, 8:56 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jul 27, 2018, 7:34 AM ]

Catechists and Substitute Catechists are needed for 2018-2019 Religious Education: Please    prayerfully consider teaching next school year. Contact Jim Hoy, [email protected] for more info.


Homeschooling Families may submit work as soon as possible.

Online Registration: We are pleased to announce a new online registration form for Religious Education for 2018-2019 which includes the option to pay via PayPal or credit card.  Checks will still be accepted.  

Use this link to the form or connect via the Religious education website: 


High School Religious Education:

REMINDER FOR ALL STUDENTS: Please turn in your service hours and reflection papers if you have your 15 hours of service complete.



Gabriel Project

posted Aug 10, 2017, 6:05 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jan 26, 2018, 7:46 AM ]

Gabriel Project Babies: The Gabriel Project is a Pro-Life movement offering parish-based pastoral care to women in a crisis pregnancy. It is the goal of the Gabriel Project to help such women with all their practical needs, as well as offering them unconditional love in an apostolate of friendship throughout their pregnancy. For more information about the Gabriel Project, please call 867-5511.

If you can help the Gabriel Project, please put your monetary donations in the Sunday collection, or mail them to Betty Gummo, c/o Our Lady of Victory Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA 16801. A check made out to “The Gabriel Project/OLV” (a 501c3 non-profit) can be used as a tax deduction.

Donations of diapers, onesies, etc., can be placed in the wooden bin in the back of the church, marked The Gabriel Project. Due to liability, we cannot accept used toys, strollers, cribs or car seats. Thank you very much for your support of these mothers and their babies, especially with prayer.


posted Apr 28, 2017, 5:50 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jun 20, 2017, 7:37 AM ]

Got a few minutes? The OLV Outreach  committee would like to offer you an easy opportunity to spend a few minutes each week learning more about your faith.  Each week we will send to your inbox an internet link for a short video, article, or meditation. With one click you can spend a few minutes, at your   convenience, nurturing your relationship with God. If you would like to receive this link, please send an email to: [email protected].




posted Jan 6, 2017, 5:47 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jun 29, 2018, 7:10 AM ]

Don’t Take a Vacation from Your Faith. - free Catholic website with Parish Code FJ4ZRR. WATCH “Pope St. John Paul II,” “Mother Teresa,” and for children “The Saints, Our Heavenly Friends” plus more great Catholic       content – books, audios, videos, for adults, teens, and children.


The Voice of Catholic Radio is on the Air!

posted Nov 22, 2013, 6:45 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Apr 20, 2018, 6:14 AM ]

God Bless You for Listening to WJVM 90.3 & WEJO 104.7 FM - (Free i-Phone & and Android apps for the station are available- visit for details.) We are now scheduling groups/families for our May prayer slots. If you would like to volunteer as a “pray-er” or receive our monthly programming e-blasts, contact Sheryl Balkey at (814)238-6288 or [email protected] Remember, just $100/day keeps our Catholic voice on the air. Our 501(c)3 organization is volunteer-run and your tax-deductible donation may be mailed to: Voice of Divine Mercy, PO Box 862, State College, PA 16804-0862. We extend our gratitude to the generous donors who contributed more than $2,100 at the holy hour! We receive no direct funding from the local parishes or the diocese, so your faithful support is vital to our evangelization effort.


OLV Benefactor's Memorial Walkway & Benches

posted Aug 31, 2012, 8:05 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Oct 3, 2016, 10:57 AM ]

In preparation for our School’s 50th anniversary, OLV has created a Benefactors’ Memorial Walkway leading to the Blessed Mother statue between the School and Preschool.  Bricks and Pavers are available for sale in a range of prices for various levels of giving.  Funds raised will be for the Our Lady of Victory School and Preschool Endowment.


·        Commemorate special events: Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, Wedding, Ordination, Graduation, First Day of School

·        Honor a teacher, family member or family

·        Memorialize a loved one

Forms are available below.

 or in the Church Gathering Space.

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