St. Teresa's Fish Fry - 2017

St. Teresa's Lenten Fish Fry begins Friday, March 3, 2017 !

Bakers are needed. We appreciate all those who donate baked goods. Your offerings can be dropped at the Parish Life Center on Thursdays and Fridays during Lent.

Fish Fry - Fridays during Lent from March 3 - April 14, 2017. Dinner served from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

St. Teresa's Mardi Gras Celebration - February 25, 2017

Great Food, Fun, Raffles, Prizes and Music!

Join us Saturday, February 25, 2017 in St. Teresa's Parish Life Center. Tickets $25 each on sale in the church office pre-sale only through Monday, February 20, 2017. See the attached flier for all details!

Social Concerns Sponsors Seminar: "From Last Rites to Last Laugh"

Please join us Saturday, February 18th at 10:30 AM in the Parish Life Center.

Deacon Pat Humphrey presents, “From Last Rites to the Last Laugh”. Deacon Pat Humphrey is the Chairman of the Theology Department and a Senior Theology teacher at Elyria Catholic High School and is a deacon at St. Jude’s Parish in Elyria. Come hear him share his story of how he changed his diet and lived to tell about it.

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.

Altar & Rosary Society

"Thank You" to all who attended our retreat last week and to Dr. Hilaire Tavenner for being our speaker!

Our next Altar & Rosary Society Mass will be Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. The Rosary will be said at 8:00 a.m. prior to Mass.

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

“The Edge” Youth Ministry will be having a “Youth Night”
Sunday evening March 12th at 7:00 pm in the Holy Spirit “Youth Room”. 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. Hope to see you there!

PSR Classes

Parish School of Religion (PSR)

Please note: If the Sheffield Schools are closed due to bad weather on a Tuesday, then PSR classes will be cancelled as well.

PSR takes place every Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. in the Parish Life Center. Registration forms are available in the Parish Office or on this website (attached below).

Call the church office if you have questions: 440-934-4227.

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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