Lent and Triduum Schedule

Stations of the Cross

Wednesdays during lent at 7:00 p.m. except Holy Week, Wednesday, March 23, 2016.

See the attached schedule for all dates and times of events during this blessed time.

Lenten Fish Fry

Fish Fry begins on Friday, February 12, 2016

It's just around the corner! Our fish fry will begin the first Friday of Lent, February 12, and continue through Good Friday, March 26. Dinner is served from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

All parishioners are asked to volunteer in some way, making the work for everyone a little bit lighter. Call the office with questions.
We also need donations of Pepsi products and baked goods to be dropped off at the Parish Life Center on Thursdays and Fridays between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Nursing Program - Sponsored by St. Teresa's Social Concerns Committee


At this event, we will offer free blood pressure screening, free glucose monitoring (blood sugar), and medication reconciliation. Registered nurses will be available to discuss and answer any questions that you may have. The Wellness Day Clinic is free of charge and offered to everyone in the community.

** If there are any nurses or others who would like to help with the St Teresa of Avila Wellness Day on February 28th, please call the rectory at: 440-934-4227.

Youth and Adult Formation Classes - 2015-2016


PSR will take place on Tuesdays from 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. If you have questions please call the office at 934-4227.
During the winter months, if the Sheffield/Sheffield Lake City Schools are closed due to bad weather, PSR will be cancelled for the night.

Confirmation 2016

Confirmation Rehearsal takes place Sunday, February 14 at St. Thomas at 11:00 a.m. (includes Mass). Parents, Sponsors and Candidates must be present.
Call with questions to Kathy and John Mack at 440-242-8683.


Call the church office at 440-934-4227 for information.

Altar & Rosary Society News


The next Altar & Rosary Monthly Mass will be Sunday, February 14 at 8:00 a.m. Members and their families are welcome to sit in the reserved pews at the front of the church. The Rosary will be prayed prior to Mass.

Parish Information

St. Teresa of Avila Parish is a Roman Catholic Church located at 1878 Abbe Road in Sheffield Village, Ohio. The church is in Lorain County and is approximately twenty-five minutes west of Cleveland, OH.

View on Map and Get Directions

You can contact the Rectory at (440) 934-4227. To send a fax to the Parish, please use (440) 934-4500.

Catholic Charities

The 2016 Annual Appeal

See the attached for more information on donating to Catholic Charities and the ways in which these donations are used throughout our own community.

Youth Group - The Edge

The schedule for The Edge Youth Group is attached below.

All Jr. high students (grades 6-8) and high school students (grades 9-12) are welcome to join “The Edge” Youth Ministry program here at St. Teresa of Avila Parish.

St. Teresa of Avila Parish Office Hours

St. Teresa Office Hours Remain The Same

Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Father Smith's Office Hours

Wednesday & Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at St. Teresa
Monday & Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua

Adult Religious Education Opportunities - Everyone is Welcome!


We continue the FIRST and THIRD Thursdays of the month: February 4 & 18, 2016. Bring your bible and be guided through God's inspired word by Dr. Phil Gigliotti.


Mission Statement

We, the Roman Catholic Faith community of St. Teresa of Avila Parish, are historically rooted and future focused. In our relationship with God and one another our goals are to:
        • Welcome all people with openness and love
        • Worship God through Jesus Christ centering on the Eucharist
        • Encourage, teach and support spiritual growth to people of all generations
        • Invite each parishioner to share their time, talent and treasure with the Church
        • Spread the message of Christ by works of charity, justice and evangelization
As a Parish family, we participate in the mission of the Diocese of Cleveland and the Universal Church for the glory of God the Father.
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