Lent and Triduum Schedule - 2017

You are invited to participate in these activities throughout Lent in a spirit of Prayer, Fasting and Alms Giving.

see attachment for full schedule with all details

Stations of the Cross: Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. from March 8 - April 5
Confession: Each Saturday from 3:30 - 4:00 p.m. (except Holy Saturday, April 15)

Rice Bowls can be turned in during Holy Week at the Church. Thank You!

Enjoy the Easter Vigil more fully!

St. Teresa's Fish Fry - 2017

Join us Fridays during Lent, March 3 - April 14, 2017, from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Parish, 1878 Abbe Road (corner of Colorado and Abbe Roads) in Sheffield Village.

Our generous menu portions include Perch, Shrimp, Baked Tilapia, Pierogi Dinners and Kids' Meals. All Meals include choice of french fries, parsley potatoes, cabbage & noodles or macaroni and cheese; each meal comes with coleslaw, roll, hot/cold beverage and dessert. The best value in town with dinners from $6 - $15. Drive thru and take out available by calling 440-934-0503.

Altar & Rosary Society

Casino Trip to Presque Isle, PA - Sunday, June 4, 2017

Reservations are being taken for this trip - the bus is filling up quickly! Please call the church office for information and forms to complete your registration. 440-934-4227

Our next Altar & Rosary Society Mass will be Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. The Rosary will be said at 8:00 a.m. prior to Mass.

Bible Study - The Bible is not boring!

We continue the FIRST and THIRD Thursdays of the month at 7:00 p.m.: April 6 & 20, 2017. Bring your bible and be guided through God's inspired word by Dr. Phil Gigliotti.

Mother Cabrini Cupboard - Donation Dates and Times

Thank You! to all those who donate at St. Teresa Church for the food pantry. Our next collection will be April 1 & 2, 2017.

Adults and Teens are invited to help distribute food at the food pantry on the 2nd, 3rd or 4th Saturdays of each month from 8:30 a.m. - Noon and on Fridays at 2:00 p.m. to unload the truck.

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.

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

Retired Bishop, The Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon - Granted Early Retirement

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, today named the Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Cleveland in addition to his responsibilities as the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo. This appointment accompanied Pope Francis’ acceptance of the resignation of the Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon for health reasons. Bishop Thomas has served as the Bishop of Toledo since 22 October 2014 and will continue in this office as he also serves the Diocese of Cleveland.

Confirmation Classes 2017

St. Teresa of Avila Parish and St. Anthony of Padua Parish will have combined preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation in 2017.

Any student in the 8th grade or older, who wishes to receive this sacrament, is invited to this preparation program. If you missed the Parent/Student meeting on January 8, you may contact Dean Robinson in the parish office at 440-934-4227.


Our beautiful and modern Parish Life Center is available for your next event.

Examples of events held at the hall include corporate training sessions, wedding receptions, graduation parties, baby showers, family reunions, steak fries, retirement parties, office parties, monthly organizational meetings, and health events. We are conveniently located near I-90 at the large intersection of Abbe Rd (301) and Colorado (611).

See the Hall Rental Information sheet below for more details including rental fees.

Youth Group - The Edge

Any and all teens (grades 8-12) are welcome to join us, as we explore our Catholic Faith in a unique way, often with a fun or crazy activity. “Youth Nights” are a great way to draw closer to God, in a relaxed environment, while meeting other youth. Please feel free to join us for any and all the events and to invite a friend to come along.

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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