Mady Hartsfield's Retirement Celebration -
St. Theresa has been truly blessed to have Mady serve as parish secretary
for over 25 years. It is with great pleasure that we are honoring
her on May 19th in the Church Hall, beginning at 12:15pm. All are
Parish Picnic -
Mark your calendar for the annual church picnic - Sunday, June 2,
11:30 am, at the home of Curtis and Betty White, 7117 Elliott Lane.
Bring your bathing suit and a dish to share. More details as
the date gets closer.
Hispanic Mass -
Every Sunday at 2:00 PM. We want this community to grow
and bring services and the Sacraments to Hispanics in our vicinity.
Fellowship and discussions to follow in the Parish Hall after Mass. Open to everyone. Invite your family, friends, and
neighbors. Contact Deacon Silverio Rubio
with any questions.
Bishops' Letter Regarding HHS Contraception
Click for the letter regarding
Religious Liberty from Alabama's two Diocese (Birmingham and
Mobile). Also see the UCCB letter.
Youth Protection 1 is mandated for
any adult who “works with minors on a regular basis or has a reasonable
chance of being alone with a minor.” The seminar schedule is updated on a regular
basis (click here
for the Diocese web site and click on "Child and Youth Protection
Please note that advanced sign-up for each workshop is a must. Contact the
Office for Youth for more information call 838-8301 or
Weekly Bulletin E-Mail Notice -
The weekly bulletin is published on this web site - usually on
the Friday or Saturday before the weekend masses. If you would like
to receive an e-mail with a direct link to the bulletin after it has been
your name and e-mail address
on this form. If you have already
submitted your information but would like to be removed from the database,
click here to
Family Announcements - Each
week, the church bulletin lists Births,
Baptisms, Birthdays, Parishioner Shut-Ins and Sick, and Deaths.
We rely on your help in making sure these lists are accurate.
Contact the Parish Office if you have any
information that should be listed - and to schedule any Mass
Intentions for the deceased.
Don't forget to bring your aluminum cans to the
church for recycling. Receptacles are located behind the Rectory.
Palms - If you have blessed palms from past
years, you may bring them to church for us to dispose of. You may
also dispose of them in a natural way - - such as burning or cutting into
small pieces and burying in your garden. For
those who would like to fold their new palms into a cross -
Breakfast & Friendships
- Enjoy breakfast with your church friends after the Wednesday morning
mass at Laney's Restaurant. No requirements, call for directions: Laney's Restaurant (205) 699-7179 7601
Lectors, Ushers/Greeters, Extraordinary
Ministers - St. Theresa needs your
help in each of these services. Proclaim God's Word; assist in
warmly greeting and seating fellow parishioners and visitors;
distribute the Eucharistic Sacraments during Communion.
Prayerfully consider each of these
ministries, and contact Mary Kaye Gubenski
In order to maintain and orderly
procession, click here for our communion
Honoring our Past, Building our Future - Our expansion campaign is
Click here to see photos of the
We moved back into the church just in time for Holy Week Services
and Easter Sunday Masses.
Thank You, Thank You, Thank You... to
all our Parishioners for their prayers, patience, and monetary
contributions to this major project. We did not reach our goal
of 100% participation, but are happy to report that 60% of our
parishioners did return their pledge cards. We will soon be
posting a permanent list of all contributors to the expansion
Click here for an overview of the campaign
Covenant Love -
St. Theresa’s has launched this new marriage ministry for our
married and engaged couples. The meetings are FREE for our married and
engaged couples! Each meeting is an independent session - even
if you missed the first meeting, you are welcome to join the next!
Covenant Love is
designed to enrich marriages, strengthen relationships, and to set
aside time for couples to learn and grow. Top 5 Reasons to
come to Covenant Love here at St. Theresa’s:
I want to learn more about God’s plan for
I want to meet other couples in our parish
I want to learn skills to strengthen my marriage
I want to fellowship with couples that share my value system
Because our marriage is worth it !!!!!
Check the bulletin for the next scheduled meeting. For more information call
Lance & Christian Cockerham.