Posts from 2023

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Prepare for Christ’s coming with good deeds and kindness.

by Fr. Rich

When you listen to the parable of the Final Judgement in today’s Gospel, what stands out for you? Is it what you didn’t do for the least of God’s people, or is it the good things you have done and continue to do for His creation? There are so many opportunities to follow the works […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

by Fr. Rich

THANKSGIVING is a time to reflect on the blessings received and to express our gratitude for them. Be thankful for your Family & Friends. Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones and celebrate the joy of togetherness. Be grateful for the people in your life who support you, love you, and make you […]

Be Trusted In Little Things

by Fr. Rich

In today’s Gospel, we hear the parable of the ten wise bridesmaids. Jesus is telling His disciples to stay alert and be ready for He will not always be there in person for them. Today, we are those disciples to whom the Lord is speaking. Are we wise or foolish? Are we alert to our […]

The Eucharist Unites Us

by Fr. Rich

In one of his homilies, Pope Francis reminded us of how the Eucharist unites us with our loved one, those still with us and those who have gone onto eternal life. He said: “In the Eucharist, we in fact encounter the living Jesus and His strength, and through Him we enter into communion with our […]

The gift of fraternal love

by Fr. Rich

In today’s Gospel, Jesus tells us to live by the two great commandments: Love God with everything we have and love our neighbor as ourselves. Pope Francis summed up these words at a talk he gave to pilgrims in Rome. He said: ”We are a community nourished by the Body and Blood of Christ. Communion […]

He has done something remarkable

by Fr. Rich

From a homily by Pope Francis: God knows how difficult it is, He knows how weak our memory is, and He has done something remarkable: He left us a memorial. He did not just leave us words, for it is easy to forget what we hear. He did not just leave us the Scriptures, for […]

“The Spirit of Jesus remains in us.”

by Fr. Rich

From a homily of Pope Francis: “The Eucharist gives us a grateful memory, because it makes us see that we are the Father’s children, whom He loves and nourishes. It gives us a free memory, because Jesus’ love and forgiveness heal the wounds of the past, soothe our remembrance of wrongs experienced and inflicted. It […]

Ministry Fair Weekend

by Fr. Rich

This is our Ministry Fair weekend. Our Parish Hall is set up to serve you by sharing with you all that happens here at Our Lady of Victory. It is designed to help us discover and develop our own spiritual gifts by sharing our time with our community of faith. In James 2:26, we read […]

Church is Family

by Fr. Rich

To me, the Church is Family. Family means we take care of each other: encouraging, supporting, and helping each other. Next weekend is our MINISTRY FAIR. The Church Hall will be set up in a away that when you come over, you will see all the things your family members do as Church. Some help […]

Words from Pope Francis

by Fr. Rich

Words from Pope Francis: “In the Eucharist, we in fact encounter the living Jesus and His strength, and through Him we enter into communion with our brothers and sisters in the faith: those who live with us here on earth and those who have gone before us into the next life, the unending life. This […]