Saint Teresa of Avila Catholic Church - Titusville, Florida

Scripture of the Day

Daily Intentions

January 25, 2021
7:00 AMStefan Bugno † by Margaret Gould
8:30 AMFor the Souls in Purgatory

 

Monday
St. Teresa of Avila

7:00 AM & 8:30 AM

Confession 7:45 AM - 8:15 AM

Liturgy of the Hours (Morning Prayer)
8:10 AM

8:10am (before the 8:30 mass)

(unless there is school on Fri.)

Recitation of the Rosary
9:00am

In the Chapel

Knight of Columbus

Meeting 2nd Monday of the Month

St. Teresa Statue Project

Online Giving

Supporting the Church

We are all experiencing different type of hardship, our church is not immune to this problem. Since we cannot attend Mass and bring our donation to the church  your support is still needed. If you are able to change the way you are supporting Saint Teresa Catholic Church to online, please use the button below to setup your donation online. If you cannot do online donations, please mail or stop by the church office and place your envelop into the mail slot. We will have limited office support. Thank you for your time, prayers and support. 

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Prayer of the Day

You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:14-16, NIV

Lord our God, O God of righteousness, let your light shine out. Go with us on our way. May we have clear eyes and hearts through your Word and your Spirit. Through temptations and struggles be always with us, lighting our way to what is right and good. Protect and bless us. Move our hearts from their very depths to thank you for all you have done for us, to praise you, and to glorify you. Amen.

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Welcome to St. Teresa of Avila

Saint Teresa's Church has been in existence in Titusville Florida since 1958. We have over 1800 families in our faith-filled community and is located on the Space Coast, directly across from Kennedy Space Center. We are a unique multi-ethnic and multi-age congregation. This uniqueness has created a vibrant, supportive and involved parish community.

 

Saint Teresa's is an active parish with many different ministries, please visit the ministries page or call 321-268-3441 for more information. Please join us and spread the works of our Lord.

 

For Our Catholic Appeal Pledges on Feb. 13-14, 2021

Goal is $87,044 for this year.

If you did not fill out your OCA form and mail it in, please pick up a white envelope on the table in the back of the Church or by the side exit doors. Please bring your own pen with you on that dayAt the end of Mass, please put your envelope in the 2nd collection basket.

 

Thank you for you sacrificial and generous donation.

 

Month of January Holy Name of Jesus

The month of January is dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus, which is celebrated on January 3. The first ten days of January fall during the liturgical season known as Christmas which is represented by the liturgical color white — the color of light, a symbol of joy, purity and innocence (absolute or restored). The remaining days of January are the beginning of Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green.

Pope Francis Proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

 With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from today, 8 December 2020, to 8 December 2021.

In a new Apostolic Letter entitled Patris corde (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis describes Saint Joseph as a beloved father, a tender and loving father, an obedient father, an accepting father; a father who is creatively courageous, a working father, a father in the shadows.

The Letter marks the 150th anniversary of Blessed Pope Pius IX’s declaration of St Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To celebrate the anniversary, Pope Francis has proclaimed a special “Year of St Joseph,” beginning on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2020 and extending to the same feast in 2021.

The Holy Father wrote Patris corde against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, which, he says, has helped us see more clearly the importance of “ordinary” people who, though far from the limelight, exercise patience and offer hope every day. In this, they resemble Saint Joseph, “the man who goes unnoticed, a daily, discreet and hidden presence,” who nonetheless played “an incomparable role in the history of salvation.”

A beloved, tender, obedient father Saint Joseph, in fact, “concretely expressed his fatherhood” by making an offering of himself in love “a love placed at the service of the Messiah who was growing to maturity in his home,” writes Pope Francis, quoting his predecessor St Paul VI.

A daily prayer to St Joseph… and a challenge In his letter, Pope Francis notes how, “Every day, for over forty years, following Lauds [Morning Prayer]” he has “recited a prayer to Saint Joseph taken from a nineteenth-century French prayer book of the Congregation of the Sisters of Jesus and Mary.” This prayer, he says, expresses devotion and trust, and even poses a certain challenge to Saint Joseph,” on account of its closing words: “My beloved father, all my trust is in you. Let it not be said that I invoked you in vain, and since you can do everything with Jesus and Mary, show me that your goodness is as great as your power.”

At the conclusion of his Letter, he adds another prayer to St Joseph, which he encourages all of us to pray together:

Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To you God entrusted his only Son; in you Mary placed her trust;

with you Christ became man. Blessed Joseph, to us too,

show yourself a father and guide us in the path of life.

Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage,

and defend us from every evil.

Amen.

Adult Bible Study

The Faith Formation office will re-start Monday Morning Bible Study January 11, 2021 after the 8:30am Mass. This session will be Mary: Jesus’ Mother and Ours; the sessions will be held in the Parrish Center to allow proper distancing. If you would like to join us please contact the Faith Formation Office by calling or texting (321) 349-5445 or by email at FaithFormation@stteresa-titusville.org, please provide your name and contact information (phone number and or email). If you would like to join but prefer to do so online, please let the Faith formation Office know of your preference.

 

The Faith Formation office will be starting a Tuesday evening Adult Bible Study Group meeting at 6:30pm in Avila Hall. Our first meeting will be January 26, 2021. Our topic will be Saint Teresa of Avila: Passionate Mystic. If you are interested in joining this group please contact the Faith Formation Office by calling or texting (321) 349-5445 or by emailat :FaithFormation@stteresatitusville.org, please provide your name, and contact information (phone number and or email).

Catching up During Covid

Since many parishioners have recently returned to Mass and with all the safety precautions we are taking, some may not have seen the Bulletin , where it is available on-line on the St. Teresa
website. So to catch up:
  • The Bishop has asked that we please wear a mask in church, Many volunteers are cleaning the pews after Mass as an extra step for your safety.
  • Due to Covid, many programs are on-hold or canceled right now.
As restrictions are lifted, we will notify parishioners of any upcoming events. We can only pray that the threat of this virus lessens over time. Please remember, the Bulletin and other items of interest can always be found on the St Teresa website.

Needing Your Help

We are in need of volunteers to help disinfect the pews after each Mass on Sunday. Your support is needed to keep our community safe. We are in need of many hands to make the work light for all. If you are willing to help in this ministry please contact Sr. Yvonne at the church office - 321-268-3441,

Thank you for your time and support!

Catholic Schools Week January 31 - February 5

Catholic Schools Week St. Teresa School will be celebrating Catholic Schools Week Sunday, January 31, 2020 – February 5, 2021.
 
Sunday, January 31st Catholic Schools Week begins with the celebration of Mass at 09:30am. Join us as students lead in the readings and our choir performs the music.
Monday, February 1st To start the week, students will participate in the Build Oswald event from donated canned food out in the courtyard of the school.
Tuesday, February 2nd Today is a day of giving thanks to others. Our students will make thank you cards to local 1st responders in appreciation.
Wednesday, February 3rd This special day begins with a blessing and dedication to Sister Kathleen & the Sisters of mercy garden and St Teresa of Avila statue. Father Chris will lead the ceremony at 10am. in the garden.
Thursday, February 4th Today is the highlight of the week– our 8th grade students will become teachers this am. They have planned an array of activities for each class.
Friday, February 5th We close Catholic School Week with a school Mass. Students in 4th-8th grades will write letters to our Seminarians. Younger students will make thank you cards for our Priests and Sister Yvonne. Father Greg will visit each class.
 

Pope Francis Intentions

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for January
 
Each year, the Holy Father asks for our prayers for a specific intention each month. You are invited to answer the Holy Father's request and to join with many people worldwide in praying for this intention each month.
 

Universal

 

Intention for evangelization - Human fraternity

May the Lord give us the grace to live in full fellowship with our brothers and sisters of other religions, praying for one another, open to all.

 

  • Jan 25, 2021
    After 8:30 Mass

    Monday Morning Bible Study will after the 8:30am Mass. This session will be Mary: Jesus’ Mother and Ours; At this time the sessions will be held in the Parrish Center to allow proper distancing. If you would like to join us please contact the Faith Formation Office with your name and contact information (phone number and or email).

  • Jan 26, 2021
    6:30pm

    Adult Bible Study Group will be meeting at 6:30pm on Tuesday in Avila Hall.

    Our topic will be Saint Teresa of Avila: Passionate Mystic. If you are interested in joining this group please contact the Faith Formation Office with your name, and contact information (phone number and or email).

     

  • Jan 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 7:15 pm

    We will have an all day Eucharistic Adoration from 9:00am to 6:00pm in the Chapel. Please come and not leave our Lord in the Eucharist unattended during this time.

    There will be the Spanish Holy Hour and Exposition from 6 – 7:15 PM with week and all are invited. If anyone would like to sign up for an hour, please call/text @:Peggy Ricardo 321-269- 4489—Peggyricardo77@gmail.com

  • Feb 01, 2021
    After 8:30 Mass

    Monday Morning Bible Study will after the 8:30am Mass. This session will be Mary: Jesus’ Mother and Ours; At this time the sessions will be held in the Parrish Center to allow proper distancing. If you would like to join us please contact the Faith Formation Office with your name and contact information (phone number and or email).

  • Feb 02, 2021
    6:30pm

    Adult Bible Study Group will be meeting at 6:30pm on Tuesday in Avila Hall.

    Our topic will be Saint Teresa of Avila: Passionate Mystic. If you are interested in joining this group please contact the Faith Formation Office with your name, and contact information (phone number and or email).

     

  • Feb 05, 2021
    9:00 am

    There will not be the Morning Masses from 7 an 8:30 Mass because of the Holy Day Obligations Masses at 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30.

    The Patriotic Rosary will be prayed after the 8:30 AM Mass on First Friday, February 5th. We will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the Chapel after the 8:30am Mass followed and by Benediction and adoration until 7:15pm.

  • Feb 06, 2021
    After 8:30 Mass
    We will have special Marian prayers after the 8:30 AM Mass for the First Saturday of the month.
     
  • Feb 08, 2021
    After 8:30 Mass

    Monday Morning Bible Study will after the 8:30am Mass. This session will be Mary: Jesus’ Mother and Ours; At this time the sessions will be held in the Parrish Center to allow proper distancing. If you would like to join us please contact the Faith Formation Office with your name and contact information (phone number and or email).

Gift Shop

Gift shop hours are before & after each weekend Masses and weekday from 9:00-4:00PM (except Tuesday and the month of July).

 

Buyer's Bargain Shop

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

10 AM – 1 PM

400-412 Main St.

Titusville, FL 32796

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(321) 268-3441

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  • Youth Group Community Service Day

    Jan 30, 2021

    Our Youth Group Community Service Day will be Jan 30th from 7:00am – 10:30am at the 1st Methodist Church, we will be serving the Community Breakfast.

     

  • Confirmation Preparation Session

    Feb 01, 2021

    Confirmation Prep Sessions

    Prep Session I for 7th Grade Confirmation Students will be held Monday Feb. 1st in the Church at 6:30 pm. This... Read more