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

 

Weekend Mass Registration

The dispensation from Sunday Mass continues and we are allowed 33% capacity in church.  Due to our limited capacity and Health Department guidelines, we are asking everyone to register for weekend Masses here:

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 5:15 pm

Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 8:30 am

Sunday, February 28, 2021 - 11:00 am

Please register by Noon on Saturday!

Please note:  while registration links may remain on the website all weekend, due to logistics, Mass lists will be printed at 12pm on Saturdays for all the weekend Masses.  So if you register for any weekend Mass after that time, your name may not appear on the printed lists. If this happens, just register with a Hospitality Leader when you arrive.

Registration for weekday Masses is not required, but please sign in when you arrive.

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross on Friday, February 26, 2021 will be live-streamed on our YouTube Channel, https://www.youtube.com/c/OLSVestalNY and remain there for viewing throughout Lent.   You can view a worship aid to follow along at home below:  

Stations of the Cross Presentation

Tenebrae

Please join us on Sunday March 7, 2021 at 3:00 pm for Tenebrae, a service typically taking place in a dark room lit by a number of candles  A series of Scripture readings chronicles Jesus’s final week, ending with his burial and characterized by gradual extinguishing of candles, and by a "strepitus" or "loud noise".

Register Here for Tenebrae Service

Faith Formation Virtual Video Library

 


 

Videos for Virtual Learning (click on the link below to watch the video and follow along with the materials provided.  Any questions, comments or concerns please Email me here.  If you are missing a week, go the the Faith Formation page - they have all been archived there.

 

FIRST SACRAMENTS RETREATS

First Sacraments Retreat #1 Baptism Dec. 2020

First Sacraments Retreat #2 10 Commandments Jan. 2021

 

Promise Video's For  Grade 1 

Promise Video Week 23 (Grade 1) Feb. 28, 2021

Promise Video Week 22 (Grade 1) Feb. 21, 2021

Promise Video Week 21 (Grade 1) Feb. 14, 2021

Promise Video Week 20 (Grade 1) Feb. 7, 2021

 

Good News Video's For  Grade 2-3  

Good News Video Week 23 (Grades 2-3) Feb. 28, 2021

Good News Video Week 22 (Grades 2-3) Feb. 21, 2021

Good News Video Week 21 (Grades 2-3) Feb. 14, 2021

Good News Video Week (Grades 2-3) Feb. 7, 2021

 

Venture Video's For  Grades 4-6 

Venture Video Week 23 (Grades 4-6) Feb. 28, 2021

Venture Video Week 22 (Grades 4-6) Feb. 21, 2021

Venture Video Week 21 (Grades 4-6) Feb. 14, 2021

Venture Video Week 20 (Grades 4-6) Feb. 7, 2021

 

 

Confirmation 2023 

Feb. 21 Confirmation 2023 Video

      Google Form Question of the Week for Feb. 21, 2021

Feb. 7 Video Confirmation 2023

      Google Form Assignment for Feb. 7, 2021

Jan. 31, Video Confirmation 2023

      Please view the google doc to find the bible Verses - Click here for Bible Verses

      Quick Question on your favorite Scripture  

Jan 24 Video Confirmation 2023       

       Google Form Assignment Jan. 24

 

There's an App for That!

Be sure to get the new OLS App to keep up to date on everything going on at our Parish!

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Mass Times

Weekend Masses:
Saturday 5:15 pm
Sunday 8:30 & 11:00 am

Daily Mass:
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday 7:30 am
Saturday 9:00 am

Confession:
Saturday 4:00 - 4:45 pm

Donate Here

Since we cannot attend Mass physically in our churches, our collections aren’t there to still pay expenses. While we are financially stable, this will have an impact on our parish budget.  We pray and hope to maintain the upkeep of our parish, just as our parishioners do with their homes, at this trying time. We hope you will celebrate Sunday Mass from your homes by watching it on television or on our Facebook Page.  We ask that if it’s in your budget to please continue contributing to Our Lady of Sorrows by mailing your donations to our parish office: PO Box 326, Vestal NY  13851 or taking advantage of on-line giving!  

Winter Weather Policy

Please note, if schools are cancelled or announce a remote learning day due to weather, the Parish Offices will be closed.  Staff will be working from home and monitoring phone messages and emails!

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please use the main entrance and ring the bell.

Food Pantry Information

Our Food Pantry plans to remain open during this Coronavirus pandemic at the regularly scheduled hours of:

Tuesdays from Noon to 2:00 pm

Thursdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

Saturdays from 9:00 am to Noon

We are now accepting donations of non-perishable items for the pantry.  They may be dropped off in the Gathering Space during office hours.

During this time the we will be taking the following precautionary measures:

Call the Food Pantry at (607) 785-3214 and leave your name, phone number and the number of people in your household.  Please tells us which day you are planning to come to the pantry and we will call you back and go through your selections.

When you arrive at the pantry, please park in a line along the curb and remain in your car.  We will be doing curbside distribution of food so someone from the pantry will meet you at your car and give you further instructions.  Please do not get out of your car until your food is delivered to you.

Please follow all health recommendations to ensure not only your safety but the safety of others.  May God bless you and your families with good health.

Staff

Let us Pray!

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