Pentecost - Happy Birthday to the Church!

Happy birthday to the Catholic Church! Happy birthday to you, who are the body of the Church!

Because you are part of the body of the Church, Pentecost is the Church's birthday, and yours as well. And like any birthday, it's a cause for celebration.

Read and listen to learn more at www.catholic.org/lent/pentecost.php.

Altar & Rosary Society

Our next Altar & Rosary Society Mass will be Sunday, June 11, 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.: June 1 & 15, 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 June 3 & 4, 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.

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.

"Thank You" for your Donations for Birthright of Lorain County

Your many donations have been very generous - once again. May God bless all the items that will go to women and children thru Birthright of Lorain County. How precious all this life is!

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

Congratulations and God's blessings on those from St. Teresa of Avila and St. Anthony Churches who made their Confirmation May 7, 2017.

Watch the website and bulletin for Fall Classes 2017.

If you know someone interested in being Confirmed into the Catholic Church in 2018, please call the church office at 440-934-4227.

Parish Life Center - RENTAL INFORMATION

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. Call the church office for more information and dates of upcoming meetings. 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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