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St. Theresa of the Child Jesus

P.O. Box 525

1394 Ashville Court

Leeds, AL, 35094      (Map / Directions)

Phone: 205-352-3741

E-mail: sttheresaleeds@gmail.com

Office Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm  -  Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, (closed Wed)

Welcome to St. Theresa's Catholic Church ...located in Leeds, Alabama and serving the eastern suburbs of Birmingham. We encourage you to check out our web site to learn more about our ministries, activities, and hospitality. We also hope that you will join us in worship at any of our convenient Masses. Bookmark our site and come back often!

We extend a warm welcome to all who attend our church.  We hope that you will find our parish community a place where your life of faith will be nourished.  We also hope that you will share your special gifts with the community.  Your prayers, your presence, and your talents are most welcome.  Please introduce yourself after Mass.

Fr. Gray Bean, Pastor

 

¡Bienvenidos a Santa Theresa localizada en Leeds, Alabama sirviendo los suburbios al este de Birmingham! Te invitamos a mirar nuestra página sibernética para que conozca más de nuestros ministerios, actividades, y hospitaldad. Les esperamos que nos acompañen para celebrar cualquier de nuestras misas. ¡Consérve nuestra página y regrese amenudo!

      Deacon Silverio Rubio-Roman, Hispanic Ministry

    

Welcome Brochure - click Here for a quick look at some of our ministries and social events that your can download and give to friends who may be looking for a new church community. Click Here for actual size (legal paper) file.

Parish Registration - If you are new in the parish, we would like for you to be a registered member at St. Theresa's. A Registration form is located in the church vestibule. You can also click here to download the registration form - or come by the office so we can meet you in person.

R.C.I.A. - Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults - The process for adult discernment of becoming a Catholic. Attend our classes and discover the richness of our faith. You may be surprised to learn what the Catholic Church has consistently taught over the past 2,000 years. Check the bulletin for dates and times or contact Margaret Goforth.

Baptism Preparation - New parents should attend this class held quarterly. Refer to the bulletin for dates, times and location. The class lasts about one hour discussing the sacrament and to guide you through the paperwork - and to schedule your child's Baptism. We recommend you attend during the last trimester of your pregnancy. RSVP to the Parish Office with your intent to attend to insure paperwork and a booklet is ready in advance.

Confirmation - Classes and parent meetings are announced in the bulletin. Call the Parish Office for details.

Marriage Preparation - Marriage preparation is a course that Catholic couples must undergo before they can be married in a Catholic church. Contact the Parish Office for the course, facility, and ceremony information at least 6 months in advance of the wedding ceremony. 

PSR - Parish School of Religion - Every Sunday, 9:00 am to 10:15 am during the school year. Download the PSR Registration form, and return it to the Parish Office. Contact Samantha Wadsworth for questions or updated information.

Web Master -  Questions about this web site or suggestions for improvements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mass Schedule

  SATURDAY: 5:30 pm
  SUNDAY: 8:00 am, 10:30 am, 6:00 pm
  SUNDAY: 2:00 pm - Hispanic Mass

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DAILY MASS: Tues - Fri: 8:00 am

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ALL SAINTS DAY & FIRST FRIDAY

Saturday, November 1

12:00 Rosary, Confessions and Mass

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Thanksgiving Day Mass - 8:00 am

Thursday, November 27

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FIRST FRIDAY SCHEDULE

8:00 am - MASS

8:30am to Noon - Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Adoration

12:00 Noon - Anointing of the Sick followed by Solemn Benediction and Luncheon.

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FIRST SATURDAY SCHEDULE

12:00 to 12:30 Rosary & Confession

12:30 to 1:15 Guided Meditation and Mass

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Holidays & Holydays

Check the Bulletin for special Mass times

 
 
Confession
Saturday: 4:30 pm
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The Rosary

Pray the Rosary with us starting 1/2 hour before each Weekend Mass

Archbishop Fulton Sheen said, "The power of the rosary is beyond description."

How to Pray the Rosary

Indulgences for Praying the Rosary

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Click here for our Communion Procedure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Readings for the Mass - Click this link and select the date on the calendar.

Confession - How to Confess - Examination of Conscience.

Mass Intentions - We encourage you to contact the Rectory to request a Mass be said for your special intention.

Prayer Card - A long standing tradition at St. Theresa's is the recitation of these prayers before and after mass.

Pro-Life Prayer - Bishop Baker's Pro-Life Prayer for Our President and Public Officials.

Fast & Abstinence - Rules that apply to all Catholics in the United States during the Lenten Season.

Catholics Come Home is an independent welcoming ministry for anyone who has left the Catholic Church, for whatever reasons. Whether it was resentment, anger, divorce, isolation, apathy, rebellion, or a lack of understanding of the faith, coming home has never been easier.

Catholic Charities works with individuals, families and communities to help them meet their needs, address their issues, eliminate oppression, and build a just and compassionate society.

Catholic Radio is back in Birmingham during daylight hours - WQOH, AM 1480. Visit the Queen of Heaven Radio website for more information and their program schedule.

Saint of the Day - Click for a short story of a Saint. Audio version also available.