Outdoor Flea Market - Sponsored by the Altar & Rosary Society

August 8, 2014 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Join us for our first Flea Market! Vendor tables are available - $25 each with table and 2 chairs. If you are interested call Jean at 440-949-7839. Shoppers can expect a wide variety of home made merchandise, gently worn items and always the unique find! Lunch will be for sale throughout the day.

St. Teresa Bible Study - Everyone Welcome!

The Bible Studay will take place the FIRST and THIRD Thursdays of the month. Bible Studies for August will be Thursdays, August 7 & 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the St. John Room. Bring your bible and be guided through God's inspired word by Dr. Phil Gigliotti.

Call the office with questions at 934-4227

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.

The Catholic Church and the Media

Attached are media items regarding the Catholic Church. These are worth taking the time to read.

St. Joseph Overnight Shelter to Remain Open!

Thanks be to God... the Lorain Zoning Board passed the variance! If you were present - please realize your presence was very much appreciated. If you were not but did all you could to support and pray for a good and just decision, Thank you very much!

Let's continue to work towards having services available for our homeless and those in need.

Pope Francis - Encyclical Lumen Fidei & Commentary on Recent Interview

Click on the link below to see Fr. Robert Barron's Commentary on the Pope Francis interview which has been widely misquoted:

Follow this link to read Pope Francis' entire encyclical Lumen Fidei from June 2013:

Youth Group - The Edge

The schedule for The Edge Youth Group is attached below.

We will be meeting this Sunday evening, July 13, in the Holy Spirit Parish “Youth Room” from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. All Jr. high and high school students are welcome to join us as we look at spiritual topics in a unique and often fun perspective. Pizza and drinks will be provided and we will be looking at some of the upcoming events for next season. As always, feel free to invite a friend and we hope to see you there.

Children's Mass Schedule 2014

Thank You to all the children who participated at Mass and for the parents who helped guide the children and organize these Masses. Children's Masses will begin again in the Fall of 2014 - watch the bulletin!

Faith Formation - Religious Education Programs

Congratulations and God Bless those who joined the church, made First Holy Communion and were confirmed this year. Love Jesus at all times!

This commission is a volunteer group of parishioners who sponsor bible studies, adult eduation programs, parish missions and retreats.

Altar & Rosary Society -- Monthly Mass

The next Altar & Rosary Monthly Mass will be Sunday, August 9 at 9:00 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.

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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