In Touch: A Message from St. Theresa
A MESSAGE FROM THE COORDINATOR OF HIGH SCHOOL FAITH FORMATION
Patrick McMillan, St. Theresa's Coordinator of High School Faith Formation, invites you to learn more about the new High School Faith Formation program called
. There is going to be a Parent Information Session on
Sunday, October 3, 2021, after the 5:30 pm Mass in the Blue Room.
At this Information Session, you will receive a
Parent’s Guide, which summarizes the program lesson by lesson, allowing you to follow along and play an active role in your child’s faith journey. The program will start on Sunday, October 10. 2021.
Thank you for your time and interest in this important stage of your child’s spiritual development. For more information, High School Faith Formation calendar, and registration, please go to
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BECOMING A MAN AFTER GOD'S OWN HEART
That Man is You! is an interactive men’s program that combines the latest findings of modern science with the teachings of the Church and the wisdom of the saints to develop authentic male leaders capable of transforming themselves, their families, and greater society. Join us for fellowship and faith.
ill be gathering at about 5:45 a.m. (the program will begin promptly at 6:00 a.m) in the Fellowship Hall on Wednesday mornings, beginning September 15th.
All men are welcome. For more information, please contact
Learn more at
2021-2022 REGISTRATION FOR K-HIGH SCHOOL IS OPEN!
Registration is available online at
Faith Formation will be starting in October for more information please contact
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
Sharing your faith with the youth is one of the greatest joys of being Catholic. We are currently needing faith formation teachers for K-High school for the 2021-2022 school year. No experience is necessary, training will be provided, flexible schedules. Our goal is to create a community of faith for the whole family by supporting our teachers and creating an open and welcoming atmosphere. Not comfortable teaching? Aides, hall monitors, and support volunteers are also needed. Please contact
, for more information.
Liturgy of the Word for Children is a program in which the Sunday scripture readings are proclaimed and explained on a level appropriate to children in grades pre
-K – 2nd at the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Mass. Adult volunteers are needed to lead scripture readings, reflection, and prayer.
Teen volunteers are needed to help the adults and facilitate discussions. All training will be provided and volunteers will work on a rotating basis. Please contact
if you'd like more information on helping with this important ministry.
NEXT EPISODE, CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE STATE OF OUR PLANET
In Episode 3 of reNEWed, Deacon Larry Vaclavik discusses the church's view as well as stating that we have a responsibility to protect our environment.
Watch this episode of reNEWed Season 4, this Thursday on our
Listen to the
on these platforms:
YOUNG ADULTS SMALL GROUPS
Our Young Adults Group is kicking off their small group faith formation studies with the Bishop Barron series, The Creed. Come join in our small group discussion and fellowship on
Monday nights from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
For more information or to sign up email
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against influenza (flu) is to get a flu vaccine every season. Flu is a contagious respiratory disease that can lead to serious illness, hospitalization, or even death. CDC recommends everyone six months and older get an annual flu vaccine. St. Theresa has partnered with Walgreens and will be holding a Flu vaccine clinic on
Sunday, September 19th from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Blue Room.
, with any questions.
TAKE THE INITIATIVE TO SERVE OTHERS
St. Theresa will be volunteering at the Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen on
Friday, September 24th.
Volunteers will help prepare and package a hot meal and then distribute about 300 to-go boxes to the homeless. Volunteers are still limited to 8 per shift and must be 15 years or older.
to sign up.
JOIN US IN CELEBRATION
The Knight of Columbus will have their Exemplification Ceremony for new Knights and 1st Degree Knights on Saturday, September 25th at 10:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall for friends and family. For any additional questions, please contact
St. Theresa is pleased to be able to partner with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center by hosting blood drives quarterly. Each day, The Blood Center needs to collect more than 800 blood donations for patients in 220 healthcare facilities in a 25-county region. Your gift of blood can save up to 4 lives.
Our next drive is Sunday, September 26th, from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eligible donors are asked to sign up to guarantee a spot.
Our Sunday evening Music Ministry is searching for a guitarist and a percussionist to play during the 5:30 pm Mass. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your musical talents with the community.
CASA JUAN DIEGO
To participate in our Sandwich ministry, please make sandwiches in your home and drop them off on
Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m.
Sandwiches should be individually wrapped and can be hearty meat and cheese or made to your liking. Brown bag lunches can be put together with an individually wrapped sandwich or two and a piece of fruit.
This week Casa is asking for:
Similac baby formula (blue lid)
small bottles of cooking oil
For more information please contact
BE PART OF THE CHRIST-CENTERED SERVING TEAM
We need your talent! Operate the cameras and slides for weekend Masses to engage participants in the liturgy. Be an active part of this important ministry, contact
One-on-one training is provided and no experience is necessary.
Support our church today using your debit or credit card or checking or savings account. Click the link to get started.
ONLINE GIVING/ MASS COLLECTION
PARISH COUNSELING SERVICES
Larry Freeney, Jr. is a Licensed Professional Counselor completing a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Sam Houston State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Christianity (2014), and a Master of Arts in Counseling (2016) at Houston Baptist University.
In partnership with Rejoice Counseling Apostolate, Larry is now serving St. Theresa’s as a Parish Counselor. He will help our engaged couples prepare for marriage, offer a variety of support groups throughout the year, give presentations, and support Fr. Phil in his pastoral care of parishioners. You can learn more about our partnership with Rejoice at
NOW ENROLLING, JOIN TODAY!
If you are looking for a new school home for your children (grades Pre-K 3 through 8th), come and learn more about St. Theresa Catholic School.
Admissions Director at
PART-TIME MAINTENANCE WORKER
St. Theresa is looking for a General Maintenance Worker who will perform general maintenance and repairs for assigned equipment and facilities including plumbing, electrical, basic carpentry, heating and cooling, and other systems.
Evening working hours 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Occasional weekend workdays availability is desired but not required.
For more information about this position, please go to
Suitable candidates should send a cover letter and resume to
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
American Red Cross:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Christian Community Service Center:
Counseling (Grief, Family, etc.)
Families of Addicts
If you have a life-threatening emergency, call
. Non Emergencies:
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Center:
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
United Way of Greater Houston:
PARISH AND SCHOOL DIRECTORY
6622 Haskell St., Houston, TX 77007 Phone: 713-869-3783 Fax: 713-869-3784
Fr. Phil Lloyd
Deacon Dwight Coles,
Deacon Larry Vaclavik,
Mary Ann Virgilio
Jeanette B. Deciderio
Director of Faith Formation
Coordinator of Faith Formation
Coordinator of Faith Formation
Pastoral Associate Matrimony/Annulment App./Funerals
10:00 a.m. Mass Choir Director/Organist/Media Ministry Coordinator
Director of Technology
Director of Maintenance
St. Theresa School
Director of Admissions
School Administrative Assistant
Early Childhood Center
Director of Admissions
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on Tuesday, September 14 at 5:11PM