Outreach at OLV
“…As you did it to the least of these my brothers, you did it to me –Matthew 25:40
Know that we are here to help as best we can if you or a member of your family have a physical need. See the options below that address many of the physical needs of our community.
Mary’s Cradle helps struggling families by furnishing diapers, wipes, formula, clothing and community resource information.
Classroom 109 at Our Lady of the Valley.
Thursday 2:30-5:30 p.m. & Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Helping Hands Ministry provides a number of services to fellow parishioners who are unable to attend Sunday liturgy, who could use a little help around home, or who might enjoy visiting with a fellow parishioner.
The OLV Helping Hands Ministry offers the following services:
Holy Communion, Meals Make and Deliver, Transportation (Errands, to Mass), Visits, Phone conversations, Light Chores, Light Yard Work, Basic Snow Removal
The Parish Office
Cold Weather Shelter
Catholic Charities operates the Cold Weather Shelter in Greeley to provide additional capacity and services for the homeless during the winter months.
The Windsor/Severance Food Pantry is located at:
Faith United Church of Christ
1020 Walnut St., Windsor, CO.
Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 AM - 12 PM
Contact the Food Pantry: Mailing: PO Box 735, Windsor, CO 80550.
(970) 329 -1588
Guadalupe Center Meals
OLV has teamed up with Catholic Charities Guadalupe Center in Greeley to offer a meal to their residents on the 4th Thursday of each month. Over the last few years, we over 100 OLV volunteers have helped to serve over 4000 meals!
Dr. Mike Carey
English Language Learners / Citizenship Class
Adults are taught English three hours per week. They are placed in one of 6 levels depending on their oral and written expertise.
Classes are Monday and Thursday from 5:00-6:30 PM
Teachers are needed. Knowing a foreign language is not necessary.
We are here to serve you and your spiritual needs. Let us know if you have any questions and we will take it from there.
Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 6:00pm
Saturday: 3:00pm - 4:00pm and by appointment
Sunday: 9:30am (when second priest is available)
Join us in the Church once a month for Mass, Music, Prayer, Confessions. If you or someone you know needs any type of healing, come and experience the Holy Spirit!
Click here to see the upcoming Healing Service dates.
Do you feel stuck? We have a new ministry that might help.
The UNBOUND Ministry founded by Neal Lozano, is a national ministry of prayer and healing in which a trained prayer team (one prayer leader and one or two intercessors) prays with an individual to assist them in overcoming the spiritual obstacles they encounter in their path of Christian discipleship and take hold of greater freedom in Christ. UNBOUND healing prayer is a biblically based prayer model that uses a safe, loving, and simple way to pray with people through their burdens to help them respond to the Good News of the Gospel and receive the Sacraments more fruitfully. It’s for anyone who would like more freedom in their life.
Some examples of areas where UNBOUND prayer can be an effective help for individuals include: Habitual sin, Marital/family tension/discord, Inability to forgive, Relationship struggles, Persistently negative view of God or self, Chronic fear, anger, anxiety, depression, or other burdens, Stalled spiritual life, Anywhere in your life where you feel “stuck” and desire greater freedom.
Contact: email@example.com to set up a session!
You were never meant to go it alone. Our team is here to be with you in your need. See a few of the ways our community wants to walk with you below.
OLV Grief Support Group
Whether it was the death of your life mate, a close friend, or some other special relationship, grief is meant to be shared. This is a mutual support group. The group is not psychotherapy but it will help you navigate the difficulties of this new experience.
Each week, we will discuss the issues and concerns common to newly bereaved people.
Cele & Ken Ash
Stephen Ministers are lay people, Catholic men and women trained to provide one to one care to people experiencing a difficult time in life, such as a death of a loved one, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, relocation or separation due to military deployment.
A Stephen Minister usually provides care to one person, meeting with that person once a week for about an hour. This person will be a compassionate, caring, Catholic friend who will provide emotional and spiritual support.
Jean Thompson ejeant@Q.com
Memorial Plaque for the Unborn
Our Lady of the Valley’s Memorial Wall for the Unborn honors all unborn babies lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or abortion. Located in the prayer garden behind the main sanctuary, it provides a peaceful, beautiful place to grieve and memorialize these lost lives, and to pray for God’s healing for all those affected by their loss.
All are welcome to visit the memorial to spend time in prayer and reflection. Meditate on the sanctity of life from the moment of conception. Find hope in the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting in Heaven. Experience peace, healing and forgiveness in the boundless love of our Eternal Father.
Parishioners are encouraged to place a memorial plaque here as a step in their journey to healing peace. Naming and honoring your child can have a great impact on your grief process.
The church will purchase plaques placed on the wall as a gift to you. If you would like to order an additional copy of your plaque, please indicate this on your order form; we request a donation of $5 to cover the cost of the additional plaque. Donations can be made via the OLV online giving page at ourladyofthevalley.net. Orders are completely confidential and can be made anonymously. If you choose to provide contact information, a member of our Memorial Wall support team will contact you shortly after your order to offer you the opportunity to talk about your experience, and to suggest further resources you may find helpful. We will also notify you when your plaque has been placed on the wall.
The Parish Office
Inspired by God’s love and compassion, St. Raphael Counseling extends the healing ministry of Jesus Christ by bringing psychology to the service of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Denver.