St. Teresa of Avila Parish Mass Times and Office Hours

Weekend Mass Times

Saturday Mass: 4:30 PM
Sunday Mass: 8:00 AM and Noon

Weekday Masses

Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 AM

St. Teresa Office Hours Remain The Same

Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Father Smith's Office Hours

Wednesday & Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at St. Teresa
Monday & Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua

Feast Day - 500th Birthday of St. Teresa of Avila

This year is a wonderful and exciting one for our Parish, and the Universal Catholic Church

This year we celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Birth of Saint Teresa of Avila. There are a number of very exciting events planned this year.

St. Teresa Night at the Lake Erie Crushers Friday, July 24, 2015. Box seat tickets will be $8 - deadline to purchase tickets at the Church Office is Monday, July 20. Purchased tickets will be at the Will Call window the night of the game.

Religious Education Programs

Welcome to our New Director of Religious Education!

Susan Pritchard is the new DRE at St. Teresa Church! We welcome Susan and look forward to working with her.

Religious Education Classes Begin in the Fall

Watch the bulletin/website for registration of PSR (Parish School of Religion), RCIA (Right of Christian Initiation of Adults), and Confirmation. We will publish class dates and times, and how to contact us with questions within the next month.

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.

Adult Religious Education Opportunities - Everyone is Welcome!


Takes place the FIRST and THIRD Thursdays of the month: August 6 & 20. Bring your bible and be guided through God's inspired word by Dr. Phil Gigliotti.


Thank You Father Edward Smith for the interesting and informative classes on Angels and Demons.

The Catholic Church and the Media

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

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 Edge" Youth Ministry will be meeting Sunday evening, August 2, in the Holy Spirit "Youth Room" from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Any Jr. High and High School aged students are welcome to join us as we discuss spiritual topics in a unique and interesting way. Feel free to invite a friend. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Hope to see you there.

The schedule for The Edge Youth Group is attached below.

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.

Altar & Rosary Society News


Thank you to all who helped make this day a success and to all who kicked up their heels and had a great time!


The next Altar & Rosary Monthly Mass will be Sunday, August 9 at 8:00 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.


Watch for the date of our next meeting in October. We are always looking for new members! If you are interested contact the church office at 934-4227.

Parish Life Center - RENTAL INFORMATION (click here)

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.

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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