Good Friday is our Final Fish Fry - 2014!


Lenten Adult DVD Study presented by Fr. Smith, Monday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Confessions Wednesday, April 16 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
HOLY THURSDAY Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:00 p.m.
GOOD FRIDAY The Lord's Passion - Noon; Stations of the Cross - 3:00 p.m.
HOLY SATURDAY Blessing of Easter Food - Noon; Easter Vigil - 9:00 p.m.
EASTER SUNDAY MASS 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

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.

Cleveland Catholic Charities Appeal

This year’s appeal theme is: One in Christ. Our Catholic Charities continues the mission of Christ by responding to least among us. Please prayerfully consider giving a gift to help all those who desperately need assistance from God’s faithful followers. See the attachement for how your donation is used.

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.

St. Teresa Bible Study - Everyone Welcome!

The Bible Studay will take place the FIRST and THIRD Thursdays of the month. Bible Studies for March will be Thursday, May 1, 2014 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. There will be no Bible Study on Thursday, April 17, 2014. That is Holy Thursday.

call the office with questions at 934-4227

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

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.

Children's Mass Schedule 2013-2014

If your child/children would like to participate in the Children's Mass please call the office at 934-4227. The next Children's Mass will be May 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. (First Holy Communion)

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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