Parish Announcements

Parish Emergency Response Plan

posted May 17, 2017, 11:45 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated May 17, 2017, 11:50 AM ]

Security and Safety - Please see and review the OLV Emergency Reponse posted here. Your

comments are invited. Please offer any ideas, comments or corrections by the end of June (2017) 

to Andy Mazzara at 814-571-2956 or  Please click on the link below.


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:




posted Jan 6, 2017, 5:47 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jul 14, 2017, 6:43 AM ]

FORMED - As a special Christmas gift to Our Lady of Victory Parish,  generous parishioners have    renewed our subscription to FORMED. FORMED is an online Catholic teaching website program for adults and children through Lighthouse Media that presents some of the best Catholic faith media resources in the world. Everyone in the parish will have full access (free of charge) to such  programs such as the SYMBOLON Series, Bishop Robert Barron's CATHOLICISM series, movies, audio files, e-books [for nooks, kindles, i-pads, or other mobile devices], plus new Spanish programs.   All of these catechetical materials will be available to you in the comfort of your own home or can be used for a number of bible studies and gatherings. Check out the website <> just to preview what is available.  Our parish code is FJ4ZRR. The password is case sensitive. You will need to fill out a brief registration page. Please take advantage of this great opportunity to grow in your faith!

The Journey of Faith: July Monthly Feature on (FREE to OLV parishioners, enter parish code FJ4ZRR). Program  “Opening the Word (Ordinary Time Weeks 12-21, Year A);”    Listen “Brother Francis (The Barefoot Saint of   Assisi);” Book  “Awakening;”  Movie JoyToons: The Brother Francis Song Collection.”  Check the growing selection of Catholic audios, videos,   movies, and books available to you and your     family.


Religious Education Information

posted Jul 29, 2016, 11:35 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated May 17, 2017, 11:49 AM ]

CCD Registration- K-11 grades for 2017-2018. Priority registration is over and new fees began May 1. Register before August 13 to save $15 per child. $60.00 for 1st child, $55.00 for 2nd child, $50.00 for the 3rd child, $45.00 for the 4th child, no charge for the 5th child.  If you have a child in 8th grade attending Our Lady of Victory Catholic School and your child is attending State High next year, parents need to register for CCD.  The new Registration form is online, under parish forms.


Wanted - CCD Catechists K-8 Grade - Boldly go where many have gone before and help pass on the Good News of Jesus Christ and our Catholic faith! Reward - As you nurture the faith of our children, you will learn and grow as well! A catechist is like a candle. It lights the way for others. Please contact Eva Corsaro at


High School Religious Ed.:  

ALL High School students are to receive catechesis through the parish. The registration forms for High School are the SAME as K-8 with the exception of St. Joe's students. If your child will be attending SJCA, please ENSURE you are filling out the Registration form for SJCA students. There are some hard copies of forms in the back of Church on the Youth Bulletin Board. Otherwise the registration form can be downloaded from the “Forms” section of the OLV webpage. Questions, please email Kristy and Brendan Bagley at


The Voice of Catholic Radio is on the Air!

posted Nov 22, 2013, 6:45 AM by Diane Lapinski   [ updated Jun 17, 2016, 11:06 AM ]

Free iphone and android apps are also available- visit for details.  We are now scheduling for our    regular July prayer slots, as well as requesting   extra “pray-ers” of the Divine Mercy Chaplet during this jubilee year.  We thank Sara Getson, Charlotte Getson, and Rose Marboe for their recent  recordings. If you would like to pray or receive our monthly programming e-blasts, contact Sheryl Balkey at (814)238-6288 or 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. 






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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