Welcome to Our Lady of Victory in Washington, DC

Our Lady of Victory Parish has been serving the Lord in the Palisades community since 1909. We welcome you to join us for worship, fellowship and religious education for all ages. Our mission is to faithfully embrace and promote the values and teachings of Christ through worship, education and service to others.



  • Ash Wednesday, February 14th - Masses with distribution of ashes will be at 7:00am, 8:15am, 11:30am and 7:30pm.
  • The Light Is On for You (opportunity for private confession/ reconciliation) will be held every Wednesday in Lent from 6:00 – 7:00pm in the church.
  • Stations of the Cross during Lent will be held on Fridays after the 11:30 Mass.
  • Our annual Lenten Parish Mission will be on March 4, 5, 6 (Sunday – Tuesday) in the OLV Church and will feature Dr. Susan Timoney, Secretary of Parish Life for the Archdiocese.
    • Sunday: 6:00-7:30pm
    • Monday and Tuesday: 7:00-8:30pm
  • Born For This a moving dramatic presentation of the Stations of the Cross will be presented by OLV school students on Friday, 23 March.
  • ASH WEDNESDAY AND GOOD FRIDAY are days of fast and abstinence, and Fridays in Lent are days of abstinence.

We need photos!  OLV's new website is currently under construction and we need photos of the OLV Church (inside, outside, and grounds) and photos of parish life.  If you have photos to share or have photography skills, please contact Jenn Chudy at

Website Updates: We are planning to unveil a new OLV parish website by Spring 2018, and so in the meantime, please excuse any out of date information and the appearance of this site. 











Congratulations Our Lady of Victory School, on being named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for a second time!


Mass Schedule



7 am & 11:30 am 
NO 7 AM Memorial Day - Labor Day


8:30 am


Saturday Vigil:

5:15 pm


8 am & 10:30 am

Federal Holidays:

10:30 am

Holy Days:

7 am, 11:30 am & 7 pm


Saturday 4-5 pm
or by appointment

Upcoming Events

See Parish Calendar