WELCOME! Christ welcomed all who were searching for truth, peace and joy! We, the Roman Catholic faith community of Our Lady of Sorrows welcomes all people to come and find truth and peace within our walls. A joy filled community based on Sacred Scripture, Tradition, and the Sacraments seeks to provide an inviting and spiritually fulfilling faith journey for all who seek a deeper, truth filled relationship with the risen Christ. We sincerely hope to offer hospitality and friendship to everyone in the name of Christ our Savior. Please come join us!
May God’s peace be with you,
The parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows
Join us for our annual OLS Parish Picnic - lots of good food, games & company!
Every year the programs and services supported by the HOPE Appeal touch countless lives in every city, town, and rural area in our seven-county diocese. From the very young to the frail and elderly, your gift makes a difference in the lives of so many - please prayerfully consider a gift to the HOPE Appeal!
Welcome to our VIRTUAL VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. As your summer ramps up and gets busy, here is one activity that doesn't require transportation, schedule changes or money. We have put together short video clips that deal with the New Testament portion of the Bible that most are already familiar with.
You will need a password: ols13850 and that can be shared with anyone. Complete all the sessions by posting what the assignment asks of you and receive a Sweet Frog gift card $5 value. Every person in the family that completes all the assignments receives a gift card.
Session 7 Preparing for Jesus Assignment 1 2018
Session 8 Jesus Assignment 2 2018
Session 9 Baptism Assignment 3 2018
Session 10 Healing Assignment 4 2018
Session 11 Peter Assignment 5 2018
Session 12 Prayer Assignment 6 2018
Start posting and have fun sharing your faith experiences with your whole family, co-workers or whoever you want to share with. Any questions, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our next course begins on September 19th - Watch for Registration Info
Making Missionary Disciples
The Our Lady of Sorrows App
We are very excited to announce that the Our Lady of Sorrows App is now live. Be sure to download it to keep up with everything that is going on at OLS! To get the App:
Text OLOS1 to 555888 for Android
Text OLOS2 to 555888 for Apple
Saturday Vigil, 5:15 pm
Daily Mass Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am
Saturday, 9:00 am
Holy Days, 6:30 am, 9:00 am, & 6:00 pm
Holidays 9:00 am
Reconciliation: Saturday, 4-5 pm or by appointment
Peace Camp is a fun-filled four days of celebrating the diverse community we live in while learning about peace, conflict resolution, cooperation and caring about each other & our world.
Join the OLS and Vestal teens as they help spread peace!
26th Annual Peace Camp—2018
Monday, July 16—Thursday, July 19, 2018, 5:30pm—8pm
Our Lady of Sorrows School Café, 801 Main Street, Vestal, NY
Family Potluck Dinner on Thursday with entertainment by campers!
- Father John Donovan, Pastor
- Father Matthew Brown, In Residence
- Deacon Dale Crotsley, Youth/Pastoral Minister
- Jackie Adams, Director of Faith Formation
- Diane Rigotti, Director of RCIA/Adult Faith Formation
- Matthew Vavalle, Music Director
- Amy Sullivan, Business Administrator
- Kathryn O'Brien, Information Technology
- Kelley Marconi, Bulletin Editor
- Bob Rostiser, Maintenance
- Carol Wells, Maintenance
- Mitch Bomysoad, Maintenance
Closed on Friday
After all Masses on Hospitality Weekends (the 3rd weekend of the month, September through May)
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- Go to Formed.org
- Enter our PARISH CODE on the homepage: YVN4RP
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