Social Concerns Committee News – “Shower for Mary” collection in May

All donations benefit Birthright of Lorain County. Bring you donations to the church and place by the cradle at the front. Click the link here to see what items are needed: Shower for Mary 2021.


Mother Cabrini Food Collection for June 5 & 6:

The Mother Cabrini Food Pantry in Lorain needs our donations. Let’s make an extra effort to donate this month. Donations can be brought to the church the weekend of June 5 & 6 and placed in the tub in the vestibule.

Suggested food donations: boxed stuffing, spaghetti, taco kits, boxed mashed potatoes, pancake syrup, peanut butter/jelly, Ramen noodle soup, canned soup, canned vegetables, canned fruit, tuna fish, coffee, hominy beans, Hispanic foods, bottled water, and cooking oil.

We only accept donations of unused & unopened non-perishable food itemsPlease – NO non-food donations. Thank you for your generosity now and in the past! Next Food Collection (First Weekend of Each Month): June 5 & 6, 2021.

Suggested Items to Donate to Food Pantry

St. Teresa of Avila Parish collects non-perishable food for the Mother Cabrini Food Pantry in Lorain. Bring your donations the the first weekend of each month and place them in the tub in the vestibule of the church.

The Mother Cabrini Food Pantry is open the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month. Help is needed all of these days as well as on Fridays beginning at 2:30 p.m. to unload the truck that delivers the food. Please consider helping at any of these times.

The Social Concerns Committee is partnering with the Altar & Rosary Society to sponsor “Spiritual Adoption of the Unborn” again this year.

If you would like to sign up to pray contact the Church Office at 934-4227.

Click this link for all the information you need! Join us in this spiritual battle to save the lives of unborn children and their mothers! Spritual Adoption Information


We are looking for parishioners who would like to be a member of the Social Concerns Committee.

We support several different ministries in our local community including Lorain County Birthright, St. Elizabeth Center (Homeless Shelter), Blessing House, and St. Frances’ Mother Cabrini Food Pantry to name a few.  Call the church office for the date and location of our next meeting.

If you would like information on how to become involved with any of these activities please call the parish office at 934-4227 Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.