• Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

  • Saint Mary of Victories

    Catholic Church

    Reverent  Faithful  Welcoming 

    Since 1843

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About St. Mary of Victories

Historic Saint Mary of Victories Catholic Church, just south of the Gateway Arch, is a splendid and unique part of the heritage of old Saint Louis.

Founded in 1843 for German immigrants, it became the city's Hungarian Catholic Church and cultural center in 1956. Its acclaimed architecture, beautiful old paintings, ornate statuary and noted historical personalities have earned it a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the few consecrated churches in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, and has a magnificent high altar with hundreds of sacred relics.

Saint Mary’s accordingly offers a classically reverent style of worship in proclaiming the joy of Christ's Gospel to locals and tourists alike. The 11 a.m. Sunday Mass is mainly in English, with a touch of Hungarian in Scripture and song, while the 9 a.m. Mass shows the continuity between contemporary Catholic worship and its ancient sources: the modern rite is celebrated, but with plentiful use of Latin, Gregorian chant and other traditional options.

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Reflections From Our Saints...

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  • St. Therese of Liseaux
  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary
  • SMOV - Cabrini
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Hungarian Parish

St. Mary of Victories has been the official home of the Hungarian Catholics in St. Louis since 1957... Read More
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Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos

Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos once preached at St. Mary of Victories... Read More
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Latin Novus Ordo Mass

St. Mary of Victories is the only place in St. Louis that celebrates the Modern Rite, ad orientem, with Gregorian Chant... Read More
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Oblates of Wisdom

The priestly Society of the Oblates of Wisdom was founded in 1979 to foster love for Jesus through Mary... Read More
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History

St. Mary of Victories has played an important role in the development of St. Louis... Read More
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Architecture

St. Mary of Victories is an excellent example of pre-Civil War architecture in St. Louis... Read More
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Liturgy Schedule

Mass Times

 9:00 AM  -  Latin-English Mass
 The Modern Roman Rite in Latin with Gregorian Chant
Coffee and Donuts After 9 am Mass
Pot Luck Brunch - First Sundays (Except July and August)

11:00 AM - English / Hungarian Mass
The Modern Rite in English with a "touch of Hungarian"
Hungarian Lunches After Mass - Third Sunday of the Month

Confessions: Sundays 8:30 - 9:00 a.m and 10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
On other days, by appointment.
                                                                                                           

Eucharistic Adoration

Fridays (except First Friday) at 9:00 AM (Following 8 AM Mass in the Extraordinary Form).

Fatima First Saturday Devotion

Confession at 7;30 am, Mass 8:00 am (Extraordinary Form), followed by Rosary, Adoration, and Benediction at 9:00 am.

Monthly Tridentine Missae Cantatae

Sung Mass in the Extraordinary Form with Gregorian Chant. 

latin novus ordoCELEBRATING THE ‘NEW’ MASS – IN LATIN
Fr. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

When Catholics today hear about Masses celebrated in Latin, they usually assume this refers to what is now called the 'extraordinary form’ of the Roman Rite: the ancient liturgy, completely in Latin, which was used with little variation for many centuries prior to the reforms of Vatican Council II.

Relatively few Catholics, however, are aware that the ‘ordinary form’ of the Roman-Rite Mass – that is, the revised, post-conciliar liturgy now celebrated in the vernacular – can also be celebrated mainly in Latin and with other more traditional options. This is a part of a healthy liturgical pluralism that has deep roots in the traditions of our worldwide Church. As well as incorporating seventeen different Eastern rites, each with its own forms of worship, Catholicism has traditionally included quite a few varieties of the Latin liturgy.

But can the new Mass be offered using Latin? Indeed it can. This option has been offered each Sunday for five years at beautiful and historic St. Mary of Victories Chapel (built 1843), just south of the Arch. On hearing this, some Catholics assume it must be a “hybrid” liturgy: an incongruous mixing-up of the ordinary and extraordinary forms. Not so. On the contrary, the new rite (a.k.a. the Novus Ordo) celebrated mainly in Latin could be described as the most “thoroughbred” form of the post-Vatican-II Mass! The Missal used is the latest Latin editio typica”, the original and most authoritative text for the modern liturgy. Published at the Vatican, it’s not only used quite often by the post-conciliar popes but is also the basis for the world’s different vernacular translations.

Many Catholics are surprised to learn that the new General Instruction of the Roman Missal allows for certain traditional options that are now seldom seen in the U.S. But the ordinary form Mass, as celebrated with these options at St. Mary of Victories, is actually very close to the style of worship contemplated by the Fathers of Vatican II when they promulgated the Constitution on the Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium (SC) in 1963. They decreed, for instance, that Latin was to continue as our main liturgical language (SC #36), and did not call for priests to change their location on the sanctuary. (The celebrant traditionally stood in front of the altar during the Eucharistic Prayer, facing the same way as the people.) It was not the Fathers of Vatican II, but Pope Paul VI some years after the Council, who decided to legitimize the reception of Communion standing and in the hand as well as kneeling and on the tongue (the traditional manner that Benedict XVI, as pope, asked from those receiving Holy Communion personally from him). Nor did SC ask for new Eucharistic Prayers in addition to the First – i.e., the ancient ‘Roman Canon’, the centerpiece of the Roman-Rite Mass. It did, however, insist strongly that the Church’s great treasury of sacred music, especially Gregorian chant, should be not only retained but given “pride of place” (SC #116).  

Approval was given by our Archdiocese early in 2008 for St. Mary of Victories to use these traditional practices at one of its Sunday Masses. This is very much in line with Benedict XVI’s well-known call for a “hermeneutic of continuity” with respect to Vatican II. This meant that he, like all the other post-Vatican II popes, insisted that the Council’s teachings and directives are to be understood, explained and implemented in a way that shows forth their harmony and unity with the Church’s great bimillennial heritage of doctrine and worship. Along with all other ‘ordinary form’ Eucharistic celebrations, ours includes the three main reforms deriving from Vatican II. First, there is the much greater selection of Scripture readings now provided in the multi-volume Lectionary. Another is the encouragement of more active participation by the people. So, as in other parishes, lay readers at St. Mary’s proclaim the Scriptures, and, led by our choir under the expert direction of chant scholar Stan Metheny, worshippers learn to sing and recite the essential Latin chants, hymns and responses, as SC urges (#54). The third main conciliar reform has been a greater use of the vernacular while also retaining Latin. Accordingly, we use English for the Scripture readings and Responsorial Psalm (chanted), the Prayers of the Faithful, and one or two congregational hymns, while English translations are provided for everything recited or chanted in Latin.

February 10, 2016, marked the completion of our first nine years of continuously celebrating the Eucharist at St. Mary of Victories in the form described above.  This will mark a total of 417 Masses in succession  We feel this represents a valuable witness – unique at present in the St. Louis Archdiocese – to the essential continuity of the Roman liturgy that stretches back 1,500 years while incorporating the post-conciliar reforms now constituting the ‘ordinary form’ of this venerable rite. We invite you to join us on any Sunday morning to see another instance of how Holy Mother Church can bring forth from her storeroom treasures both new and old (Mt. 13: 52).

 

Click here to read Fr. Harrison's homily given on February 10, 2008.

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The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)
December 25, 2016

First Reading -IS 52: 7-10
Responsorial Psalm - PS 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6
Second Reading - HEB 1:1-6
Gospel: JN 1:1-18
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Fourth Sunday of Advent 
December 18, 2016

First Reading -IS 7:10-14
Responsorial Psalm - PS 24:1-2,3-4,5-6
Second Reading - ROM 1:1-7
Gospel: MT 1:18-24
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Third Sunday of Advent 
December 11, 2016

First Reading -IS 35:1-6A, 10
Responsorial Psalm - PS 146:6-7,8-9,9-10
Second Reading - JAS 5:7-10
Gospel: MT 11:2-11
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
December 8, 2016

First Reading -Gn 3:9-15, 20
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4
Second Reading - Eph 1:3-6, 11-12
Gospel: Lk 1:26-38
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Second Sunday of Advent 
December 4, 2016

First Reading -IS 11:1-10
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17
Second Reading - ROM 15:4-9
Gospel: MT 3:1-12
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

First Sunday of Advent
November 27, 2016

First Reading -IS 2:1-5
Responsorial Psalm - PS 122: 1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
Second Reading - ROM 13: 11-14
Gospel: MT 24: 37-44
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Thanksgiving Day
November 20, 2016

First Reading - Sir 50:22-24
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 145:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11
Second Reading - 1 Cor 1:3-9
Gospel: Lk 17:11-19
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
November 20, 2016

First Reading - 2 Sm 5:1-3
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5
Second Reading - Col 1:12-20
Gospel: Lk 23:35-43
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 13, 2016

First Reading - Mal 3:19-20a
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 98:5-6, 7-8, 9
Second Reading - 2 Thes 3:7-12
Gospel: Lk 21:5-19
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 6, 2016

First Reading - 2 Mc 7:1-2, 9-14
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15
Second Reading - 2 Thes 2:16-3:5
Gospel: Lk 20:27-38
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 30, 2016

First Reading - WIS 11:22-12:2
Responsorial Psalm - PS 145: 1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13, 14
Second Reading - 2 THES 1:11-2:2
Gospel: LK 19: 1-10
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 23, 2016

First Reading - SIR 35: 12-14, 16-18
Responsorial Psalm - PS 34: 2-3, 17-18, 19, 23
Second Reading - 2 TM 4: 6-8, 16-18
Gospel: LK 18: 9-14
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 16, 2016

First Reading - EX 17: 8-13
Responsorial Psalm - PS 121: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
Second Reading - 2 Tm 3: 14-4: 2
Gospel: LK 18: 1-8
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 9, 2016

First Reading - 2 KGS 5: 14-1
Responsorial Psalm - PS 98: 1, 2-3, 3-4
Second Reading - 2 TM 2: 8-13
Gospel: LK 17: 11-19
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 2, 2016

First Reading - HAB 1: 2-3; 2: 2-4
Responsorial Psalm - PS 95: 1-2, 6-7, 8-9
Second Reading - 2 TM 1: 6-8, 13-14
Gospel: LK 17: 5-10
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sepetmber 25, 2016

First Reading - AM 6: 1A, 4-7
Responsorial Psalm - PS 146: 7, 8-9, 9-10
Second Reading - 1 TM 6: 11-16
Gospel: LK 16: 19-31
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 18, 2016

First Reading - AM 8:4-7
Responsorial Psalm - PS 113:1-2,4-6,7-8
Second Reading - 1 TM 2: 1-8
Gospel: LK 16: 1-13
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sepetmber 11, 2016

First Reading - EX 32:7-11,13-14
Responsorial Psalm - PS 51:3-4,12-13,17,19
Second Reading - 1 TM 1: 12-17
LK 15:1-32
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sepetmber 4, 2016

First Reading - WIS 9:13-18B
Responsorial Psalm - PS 90: 3-4, 5-6,12-13,14-17
Second Reading - PHMN 9-10, 12-17
Gospel - LK 14: 25-33
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 28, 2016

First Reading - SIR 3:17-18, 20, 28-29
Responsorial Psalm - PS 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11
Second Reading - HEB 12:18-19, 22-24A
Gospel - LK 14:1, 7-14
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 21, 2016

First Reading - IS 66:18-21
Responsorial Psalm - PS 117:1, 2
Second Reading - HEB 12:5-7, 11-13
Gospel - LK 13:22-30
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 14, 2016

First Reading - JER 38:4-6, 8-10
Responsorial Psalm - PS 40:2, 3, 4, 18
Second Reading - HEB 12:1-4
Gospel - LK 12:49-53
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 7, 2016

First Reading - WIS 18:6-9
Responsorial Psalm - PS 33:1, 12, 18-19, 20-22
Second Reading - HEB 11:1-2, 8-19
Gospel - LK 12:32-48
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 31, 2016

First Reading - ECC 1:2; 2:21-23
Responsorial Psalm - PS 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17
Second Reading - COL 3:1-5, 9-11
Gospel - LK 12:13-21
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 24, 2016

First Reading - DT 30:10-14
Responsorial Psalm - PS 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37
Second Reading - COL 2:12-14
Gospel - LK 10:25-37
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 17, 2016

First Reading - GN 18:1-10A
Responsorial Psalm - PS 15:2-3, 3-4, 5
Second Reading - COL 1:24-28
Gospel - LK 10:38-42
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 10, 2016

First Reading - DT 30:10-14
Responsorial Psalm - PS 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37
Second Reading - COL 1:15-20
Gospel - LK 10:25-37
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 3, 2016

First Reading - IS 66:10-14C
Responsorial Psalm - PS 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16, 20
Second Reading - GAL 6:14-18
Gospel - LK 10:1-12, 17-20
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
June 26, 2016

First Reading - 1 KGS 19:16B, 19-21
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11
Second Reading - GAL 5:1, 13-18
Gospel - LK 9: 51-62
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Twelveth Sunday in Ordinary Time
June 19, 2016

First Reading - ZEC 12:10-11; 13:1
Responsorial Psalm - PS 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
Second Reading - GAL 3:26-29
Gospel - LK 9: 18-24
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
June 12, 2016

First Reading - 2 SM 12:7-10, 13
Responsorial Psalm - PS 32:1-2, 5, 7, 11
Second Reading - GAL 2:16, 19-21
Gospel - LK 7:36—8:3
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
June 5, 2016

First Reading - 1 KGS 17:17-24
Responsorial Psalm - PS 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13
Second Reading - GAL 1:11-19
Gospel - LK 7:11-17
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
(Corpus Cristi)
May 29, 2016 

First Reading - GN 14:18-20
Responsorial Psalm - PS 110:1, 2, 3, 4
Second Reading - 1 COR 11:23-26
Gospel - LK 9:11B-17
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
May 22, 2016 

First Reading - PRV 8:22-31
Responsorial Psalm - PS 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
Second Reading - ROM 5:1-5
Gospel - JN 16:12-15
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Pentecost Sunday
May 15, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 2: 1-11
Responsorial Psalm - PS 104: 1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34
Second Reading - 1 COR 12: 3B-7, 12-13
Gospel - JOHN 14: 15-16, 23B-26
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (observed)
May 8, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 1: 1-11
Responsorial Psalm - PS 47: 2-3, 6-7, 8-9
Second Reading - EPH 1: 17-23
Gospel - LUKE 24: 46-53
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Sixth Sunday of Easter 
May 1, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 15: 1-2, 22-29
Responsorial Psalm - PS 67: 2-3, 5, 6, 8
Second Reading - REV 21: 10-14, 22-23
Gospel - JOHN 14: 23-29
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Fifth Sunday of Easter 
April 24, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 14: 21-27
Responsorial Psalm - PS 145: 8-9, 10-11, 12-13
Second Reading - REV 21: 1-5A
Gospel - JOHN 13: 31-33A, 34-35
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Fourth Sunday of Easter 
April 17, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 13: 14, 43-52
Responsorial Psalm - PS 100: 1-2, 3, 5
Second Reading - REV 7: 9, 14B-17
Gospel - JOHN 10: 27-30
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Third Sunday of Easter 
April 10, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 5: 27-32, 40B-41
Responsorial Psalm - PS 30: 2, 5-6, 11-12, 13
Second Reading - REV 5: 11-14
Gospel - JOHN 21: 1-19
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

Sunday of Divine Mercy
April 3, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 5: 12-16
Responsorial Psalm - PS 118: 2-4, 13-15, 22-24
Second Reading - REV 1: 9-11A, 12-13, 17-19
Gospel - JOHN 20: 19-31
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) [partial recording] - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet
Bulletin

 

The Resurrection of the Lord (Easter)
March 27, 2016 

First Reading - ACTS 10: 34A, 37-43
Responsorial Psalm - PS 118: 1-2, 16-17, 22-23
Second Reading - 1 COR 5: 6B-8
Gospel - JOHN 20: 1-9
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Sheet 
Bulletin

 

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion
Mass Mob VI
March 20, 2016 

At the Procession with Palms - LK 19:28-40
First Reading - IS 50:4-7
Responsorial Psalm - PS 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24
Second Reading - PHIL 2:6-11
Gospel - LK 22:14—23:56
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Gregorian Chant
Mass Program 
Bulletin

 

Fifth Sunday of Lent
March 13, 2016 

First Reading - IS 43:16-21
Responsorial Psalm - PS 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6
Second Reading - PHIL 3:8-14
Gospel - JN 8:1-11
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 6, 2016 

First Reading - JOS 5:9A, 10-12
Responsorial Psalm - PS 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
Second Reading - 2 COR 5:17-21
Gospel - LK 15:1-3, 11-32
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

Third Sunday of Lent
February 28, 2016 

First Reading - EX 3:1-8A, 13-15
Responsorial Psalm - PS 103: 1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8, 11
Second Reading - 1 COR 10:1-6, 10-12
Gospel - LK 13:1-9
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

Second Sunday of Lent
February 21, 2016 

First Reading - GN 15:5-12, 17-18
Responsorial Psalm - PS 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14
Second Reading - PHIL 3:17—4:1
Gospel - LK 9:28B-36
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

First Sunday of Lent

February 14, 2016 

First Reading - DT 26:4-10
Responsorial Psalm - PS 91:1-2, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15
Second Reading - ROM 10:8-13
Gospel - LK 4:1-13
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
February 7, 2016 

First Reading - IS 6:1-2A, 3-8
Responsorial Psalm - PS 138:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 7-8
Second Reading - 1 COR 15:1-11
Gospel - LK 5:1-11
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Candlemas)
February 2, 2016

Introit - Ps. 47:10-11,2
Epistle - Mal. 3:1-4
Gradual - Ps. 47:10-11,9
Gospel - Lk. 2:22-32
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Propers for Extraordinary Form of the Mass

 

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 31, 2016

First Reading - JER 1:4-5, 17-19
Responsorial Psalm - PS 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15-17
Second Reading - 1 COR 12:31—13:13
Gospel - LK 4:21-30
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet(Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 24, 2016 

First Reading - NEH 8:2-4A, 5-6, 8-10
Responsorial Psalm - PS 19:8, 9, 10, 15
Second Reading - 1 Cor 12: 12-30
Gospel - Lk 1: 1-4, 4: 14-21
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 17, 2016

 First Reading - Is 62: 1-5
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 96: 1-2, 2-3, 7-8, 9-10
Second Reading - 1 Cor 12: 4-11
Gospel - Jn 2:  1-11
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chan
Bulletin

 

The Baptism of the Lord
January 10, 2016 

First Reading - Is 40:  1-5, 9-11
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 104:1B-2, 3-4, 24-25, 27-28, 29-30
Second Reading - Ti 2:11-14; 3:4-7
Gospel - Lk 3:15-16, 21-22
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

  

The Epiphany of the Lord
January 3, 2016
 

First Reading - Is 60:  1-6
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 72: 1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13
Second Reading - Eph 3: 2-3A, 5-6
Gospel - Matt 2:  1-12
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

The Octave Day of Christmas
Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God
January 1, 2016

First Reading - Nm 6:22-27
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8
Second Reading - Gal 4: 4-7
Gospel - Luke 2:  16-21
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant

  

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
December 27, 2015 

First Reading - 1 Sam 1: 20-22, 24-28
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 84: 2-3, 5-6, 9-10
Second Reading - 1 Jn 3: 1-2, 21-24
Gospel - Luke 2: 41-52
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin

 

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)
December 25, 2015 

First Reading - Is 52: 7-10
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 98: 1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6
Second Reading - Hebrews 1: 1-6
Gospel - John 1: 1-18
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant

Fourth Sunday of Advent
December 20, 2015
 

First Reading - Mic 5: 1-4A
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 80: 2-3, 15-16, 18-19
Second Reading - Heb 10: 5-10
Gospel - Luke 1: 39-45
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for December 20

 

Third Sunday of Advent
December 13, 2015   

First Reading - Zep 3: 14-18
Responsorial Psalm - Is 12: 2-3, 4, 5-6
Second Reading - Phil 4: 4-7
Gospel - Luke 3: 8-10
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for December 15

 

Second Sunday of Advent
December 6, 2015   

First Reading - Bar 5: 1-9
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 126: 1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6
Second Reading - Phil 1: 4-6, 8-11
Gospel - Lk 3: 1-6
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for December 6

 

First Sunday of Advent
November 29, 2015   

First Reading - Jer 33: 14-16
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 25: 4-5, 8-9, 10, 14
Second Reading - 1 Thes 3: 12 - 4:2
Gospel - Lk 21:  25-28, 34-36
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for November 29

  

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
November 22, 2015  

First Reading - Dn 7: 13-14
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 93: 1, 1-2, 5
Second Reading - Rev 1:  5-8
Gospel - Jn 18: 33B-37
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for November 22

  

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 15, 2015

First Reading - Dn 12: 1-3
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 16: 5, 8, 9-10, 11
Second Reading - Heb 10: 11-14, 18
Gospel - Mk 13: 24-32
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for November 15

  

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 8, 2015

First Reading - 1 Kgs 17: 10-16
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 146: 7, 8-9, 9-10
Second Reading - Heb 9: 24-28
Gospel - Mk 12: 38-44
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for November 8

 

Solemnity of All Saints
November 1, 2015

First Reading - Rev 7:  2-4, 9-14
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 24:  1BC-2, 3-4AB, 5-6
Second Reading - 1 John 3: 1-3
Gospel - Mt 5: 1-12A
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Monsignor John McCarthy, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for November 1

 

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 25, 2015

First Reading - Jer 31: 7-9
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 126:  1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6
Second Reading - Heb 5: 1-6
Gospel - Mk 10:  46-52
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin) 
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for October 25

 

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 18, 2015

First Reading - Is 41:  1, 4-6 
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 96:  1, 3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10
Second Reading - 1 Thes 1:  1-5B
Gospel - Matt 22:  15-22
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site) 
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S.
Mass Sheet(Novus Ordo in Latin)
Gregorian Chant
Bulletin for October 18

 

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 11, 2015 

First Reading - Wisdom 7: 7-11
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 90:  12-13, 14-15, 15-16
Second Reading - Hebrews 4:  12-13
Gospel - Mark 10:  17-30 
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 
Mass Sheet(Novus Ordo in Latin)
Bulletin for October 11

 

The Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Feast of Our Lady of Victories)
October 7, 2015 

Epistle - Proverbs 8: 22-24, 32-35
Gradual - Ps 44: 5, 11, 12
Gospel - Luke 1: 26-28  
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 
Mass Propers for Extraordinary Form of the Mass

 

Feast of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, C.Ss.R.
(celebrating 150th anniversary of his parish mission at St. Mary of Victories)
October 8, 2015 

Epistle - Ecclus 31: 8-11
Gradual - Ps 91: 13,14
Gospel - Luke 12: 35-40 
From the Common of Confessors - Not a Bishop

  

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 4, 2015 

First Reading - Genesis 2:  18-24
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 128:  1-2, 3, 4-5, 6
Second Reading - Hebrews 2:  9-11
Gospel - Mark 10:  2-16 
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 
Mass Sheet (Novus Ordo in Latin)
Bulletin for October 4

  

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 27, 2015

First Reading - Numbers 11: 23-25
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 19:  8, 10, 12-14
Second Reading - James 5:  1-6
Gospel - Mark 9:  38-43, 45, 47-48
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

 

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 20, 2015

First Reading - Wisdom 2:  12, 17-20
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 54:  3-4, 5-6, 8
Second Reading - James 3: 16, 4: 3
Gospel - Mark 9:  30-37
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

 

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 13, 2015

First Reading - Is 50:  5-9A
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 116:  1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9
Second Reading - James 2: 14-18
Gospel - Mark 8:  27-35
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

 

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 6, 2015

First Reading - Is 35:  4-7A
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 146:  7, 8-9, 9-10
Second Reading - James 2: 1-5
Gospel - Mark 4:  31-37
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

 

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 30, 2015

First Reading - Dt 4:  1-2, 6-8
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 15:  2-3, 3-4, 4-5
Second Reading - James 1:  17-18, 21B-22, 27
Gospel - Mark 7:  1-8, 14-15, 21-23
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

  

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 23, 2015 

First Reading - Jos 24:  1-2A, 15-17, 18B
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 34:  2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21
Second Reading - Eph 5: 15-20
Gospel - John 6: 60-69
Text of Bible Readings (USCCB Web Site)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

 

Feast of St. Stephen of Hungary
August 16, 2015

First Reading - Sirach 4:  10-15, 18-27
Responsorial Psalm - Ps 65: 1-2, 16-17
Second Reading - Eph 4:17-24
Gospel - Matthew 7: 24-29
Text of Bible Readings (Click each citation above)
Homily Recording (mp3) - Rev. Brian Harrison, O.S. 

 

St. Mary of Victories Catholic Church

 

Sunday Mass Times

 9:00 AM  -  Latin "Novus Ordo" Mass
 The Modern Roman Rite in Latin with Gregorian Chant

11:00 AM - English / Hungarian Mass
The Modern Rite in English with a "touch of Hungarian"


Confession 30 Minutes Before Every Mass

 

Special Liturgy Schedule

All Saints Day - Thursday, November 1 - 7 pm - Latin Novus Ordo
There will be no display of relics this year.

All Souls Day - Friday, November 2 - 7 pm - Tridentine Low Mass (Requiem)

175th Anniversary Mass with Archbishop Carlson
Sunday, November 4 - 11 am
Reception To Follow - This is the ONLY Mass at SMV on Nov 4.

 



 

More Information About Our Liturgies

120401 naunheim mary victories 005Liturgies at St. Mary of Victories are reverent, faithful, and welcoming.  You are always welcome at St. Mary of Victories. 

Our 9:00 AM Sunday Mass is celebrated in Latin according to the current (3rd typical edition) Missale Romanum, aka the 'Novus Ordo' or Mass of Vatican II. The Mass is celebrated ad orientem (facing the high altar), with Gregorian chant propers and Ordinary from the current (1974) edition of the Graduale Romanum, and readings and Prayer of the Faithful in English.

A coffee hour follows in the parish hall. More information on the music for a given Sunday may be found in our Gregorian Chant section.

Our 11:00 AM Sunday Mass is celebrated facing the people in English.  The second reading is in Hungarian (English translation provided in the hymnal), as are the last two hymns.  St. Mary of Victories has been the spiritual home to the St. Stephen of Hungary Parish Community since 1957.  People of all backgrounds are welcome and travel from all over the St. Louis Metro Area to regularly attend.

Hungarian Lunches follow the 11 AM Mass on the Third Sunday of the Month

Mass Times

9:00 AM  -  Latin / English "Novus Ordo" Mass
   The Modern Roman Rite in Latin with Gregorian Chant

 11:00 AM - English / Hungarian Mass
   The Modern Rite in English with a "touch of Hungarian"

Hungarian Lunches on Third Sundays ater 11 am Mass

 Confession 30 Minutes Before Every Mass

Holy Hour / Benediction - Fridays at 9 am (after 8 am Extraordinary Form Mass)

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Address and Phone

744 South 3rd Street (at Gratiot)
Saint Louis, MO 63102-1645
(314) 231-8101

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Our Lady of Victories, Pray for Us!  St. Stephen of Hungary, Pray for Us!
Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos and Venerable Cardinal Mindszenty, Pray for Us!
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