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
The dispensation from Sunday Mass continues and we are allowed 50% capacity in church. Due to our limited capacity and Health Department guidelines, we are asking everyone to register for weekend Masses here:
Registration for weekday Masses is not required, but please sign in when you arrive.
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 If you are missing a week, go the the Faith Formation page - they have all been archived there.
Promise Video's For Grade 1
Good News Video's For Grade 2-3
Venture Video's For Grades 4-6
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!
Be sure to get the new OLS App to keep up to date on everything going on at our Parish!
Saturdays 3:30 - 4:45 pm
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Monday December 21st - 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, December 22nd - 8:00 - 9:00 am
The HOPE Appeal is the annual giving campaign of the Diocese of Syracuse. There are many services the diocese provides to our parishes, schools, and to all Catholics that would be difficult for even the most prosperous parishes to undertake on their own. This includes support for educating seminarians, Catholic Charities, campus ministry, parishes and schools, formational ministries, pastoral assistance, evangelizing and communications. When the goal of the HOPE Appeal is achieved, we ensure that these programs will receive the funding that is needed. Thank you for prayerfully considering a donation to this years HOPE Appeal.
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.
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