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July 17, 2016

posted Jul 15, 2016, 6:32 AM by Diane Lapinski

Pastor’s Page - As I have very recently returned from my vacation, I wanted to share with you these announcements:

OLV Catholic Community Day at the Spikes - Mark your calendar for Sunday, August 14. The Northern Deanery will once again attend the State College Spikes vs. Staten   Island Yankees at 6:05pm on Sunday, August 14 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.  Gates open at 5pm.  The tickets are only $9.50 for a field box seat. Our churches will participate in singing the National Anthem at the beginning of the game and America the Beautiful at the seventh inning stretch. Then, stay after the game for fireworks.  For ticket reservations, contact Chris Kirkpatrick at 237-7832 or [email protected] Come and join the Northern Deanery and celebrate our Catholic identity together at the ballpark, Fr. Neil Dadey, Dean of the Northern Deanery.

OLV Parish Picnic - Save the Date - Sunday, August 21.

Fr. Neil Dadey Catholic Community Group Sales PSU Center for the Performing Arts at         Eisenhower Auditorium   Tickets available at 15% discounted group price.   Some of the 18 Performances are Cirque Eloize – Saloon (Wed., Sept. 21, 7:30pm)Pilobolus (Tuesday, Oct. 18, 7:30pm), Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra (Fri., Oct. 28, 7:30pm), Straight No Chaser (Fri., Nov. 11, 7:30pm), A Year with Frog and Toad (Sun., March 19, 2:00pm),      Mosaic (Sun. Dec 4, 4:00pm)and 5 Broadway Musicals:  42nd Street (Tues., Jan. 17, 7:30pm), Once (Tues., Jan 31, 7:30pm), Pippin (Tues., March 21, 7:30pm), Rent (Thurs., April 6, 7:30pm), and Annie (Tues., April 18, 7:30pm), to name a few.   For the        complete listing of the 18 Group Sale performances, dates and prices, please Contact Chris            Kirkpatrick at [email protected]  or 237-7832, or go to and look under “Upcoming Events”. Orders/payment for Fall 2016 shows due by 9/1/16. Orders and  payment for the 2016 winter and spring performances are due by 12/1/16. Checks  payable Our       Lady of Victory Catholic Church.  Put Performance name in the Memo Line.

E.I.T.C - Perform a Modern-Day Miracle.  Award Our Lady of Victory Catholic Schools’  Scholarships with PA Business and Personal Taxes.

With PA Educational Improvement Tax Credits YOU can award a $1000  scholarship for as little as $61 out-of-pocket.

       Business Entities, Shareholders, Partners and Individuals employed by for-profit companies with annual income of $200,000 and more OR $1 million individual net worth can all earn EITC tax Credits.  Individuals subject to the federal AMT tax would greatly benefit by earning tax credits.

Contact Chris Kirkpatrick today at 814-237-7832 or email [email protected]  for             details.   Enable your tax dollars to perform a Modern-Day Miracle!


Outdoor Mass honoring Married Couples with Bishop Mark The Altoona-Johnstown Diocesan Family is invited to participate and to pray for those living the Sacrament of Marriage at an Outdoor Mass honoring Married Couples on Sunday, July 17 at 7:00pm at the Shrine of Our Lady of the         Alleghenies in Loretto. Bring a lawn chair. Indoors if rain. Bishop Mark is the celebrant and homilist. This is a wonderful way to celebrate, encourage and support married couples! Come early, bring food and picnic together.