Our Lady of Victory
St. Joseph

The Little French Church that has
served downtown since 1868.

2017 Christmas Schedule


Christmas Message


Our Lady of Victory / St. Joseph

210 Pleasant St
Rochester, NY 14604

Phone: (585) 454-2244
Fax: (585) 454-2246
Email: olvsj@frontiernet.net

Rev. Ronald A. Antinarelli, KCHS - Pastor

Weekend Masses: Saturday: 4:30 PM, Sundays 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM

Weekday Masses: Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 12:10 PM
(with Novena Devotions for the day)
Tues. St. Anthony 12:00 PM; Wed. Perpetual Help 11:50 AM; Fri. St. Jude 12PM

Confessions: Before all weekday Masses - Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 11:30 AM

Baptisms by appointment.

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Music at Our Lady of Victory

Our Lady of Victory maintains a traditional liturgical music program for masses, with the “sacred treasure” of historical Catholic music at its heart. Weekend liturgies feature the chanting of the Mass Ordinary in Latin and traditional hymns, led by our fine cantors and choir, along with solo and choral music from the 16th century to the present day. In devotion to our Patroness, a seasonal Marian Antiphon or the Ave Maria is sung before mass begins, either plainchant or in a choral setting.

General Information about the Music at OLV/SJ

Music for the Month

Sesquicentennial Anniversary

Our Lady of Victory/St Josephs will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of the parish on Sunday October 7, 2018. The Most Reverend Bishop Salvatore Matano will celebrate Mass at 11:00 am for the sesquicentennial anniversary of the dedication of the parish. Following the Mass, there will be a dinner at the Harro East Ballroom. A social hour will start at 2:00 pm and dinner will begin at 3:00 pm. Please save the date so that you and your family may attend the Mass and the dinner celebration.




Year of the Eucharist, 2017-2018

In a "A Pastoral Letter From The Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano, Bishop of Rochester", His Excellency announces:

Therefore, with gratitude to God and in conjunction with our 150th anniversary, I am declaring the observance of a Year of the Eucharist to commence on Sunday, June 18, 2017, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Corpus Christi, and to conclude on Sunday, June 3, 2018, on this same Solemnity.

Read all about it by downloading his letter here.

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