Entries by OLV Catholic Church

Prayer – Entering the Divine Realm

Prayer is nothing less than being in the presence of the Almighty God, who created the sun, the moon and the stars, the past, the present and future. It is a conversation with the One who created us, loves us, and invites us to eternal life. It is an awesome and incredible thing to think […]

Ash Wednesday

Don’t forget Ash Wednesday – February 10. While all Catholics are encouraged to attend Mass on Ash Wednesday in order to begin the Lenten season with the proper attitude and reflection, Ash Wednesday is not a Holy Day of Obligation. It is, however, a day of fasting and abstinence. Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady […]

Jubilee Year of Mercy

The theme for this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy is:  Be merciful, as your father is merciful. Listen to a six-minute Pilgrim Audio Guide about the Jubilee “Holy Door” which will be opened to commence the Extraordinary Year of Mercy, which begins Tuesday, December 8, 2015, (here).

From Bishop Loverde

Together in the Heart of Christ, Remarks by the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde at the “Together in the Heart of Christ” Celebration on November 2,2 015: I am profoundly grateful, more than I can put adequately into words. I heard so many beautiful things this evening, and I am very grateful for those heartfelt […]

Monthly Food Drive

The Ladies Council sponsors a monthly food collection, “Manna Sunday,” to benefit Page One, on every Second Sunday. Please bring non-perishable items and place them in the Vestibule and the Annex bins. Thanks for your support! The next collection is Sunday, February 13/14, 2016.

March for Life

Our Lady of the Valley and the Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a bus to the 43rd annual March for Life and Rally in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 22, 2016.We will travel with members of Valley Family Forum and Blessed SacramentChurch in Harrisonburg, VA. The cost is $20.00 per person, which does notcover the cost of […]

Serving the Holy Family

Serving the Holy Family in News Ways, A Column by the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde: “When Pope Francis visited the United States last year, he spent a great deal of timedescribing familiar experiences of families throughout the world: the joy of married life; the generosity exercised in raising children; and the treasure found in […]