Welcome to the Saint Theresa of Avila Parish

We are a Roman Catholic Parish of the Archdiocese of Boston.

Administrator's Welcome

Welcome to the St. Theresa of Avila Parish webpage. 

Sincerely,

Father John Connolly

 

 

 

 

The Church

Saint Theresa of Avila - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

The Altar

Alter - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Church Pavilion

Pavilion - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Choir

Saint Theresa of Avila Choir - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

The Chapel

Chapel - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

The Sacristy

Sacristy - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

 

 

Parish News

 

COME TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF OUR CHURCH - 10/03/2018

Please take a minute to tour our beautiful church with the virtual tours you see above.

LETS BE A RAINBOW AT ST THERESA SCHOOL - 11/18/2018

PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE TO VIEW THE ATTACHED VIDEO OF AN AMAZING VIDEO OF THE ENTIRE SCHOOL COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER TO PAINT A BEAUTIFUL RAINBOW. Read more

ST VINCENT DE PAUL ADVENT BOXES - 12/07/2019

Saint Vincent de Paul Advent Boxes Each year, at the beginning of Advent, we place the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul boxes at the doors of the Church to enable you to contribute to the Society. All contributions are used to provide Christmas presents and Christmas dinners for parishioners who may not otherwise be able to celebrate Christmas. Your customary generosity is greatly appreciated by the Saint Vincent de Paul Society and by the people whom they serve. Watch for the boxes as you enter or leave the Church.

CHRISTMAS AT ST THERESA OF AVILA - 12/07/2019

CHRISTMAS AT SAINT THERESA OF AVILA PARISH- 2019 PARKWAY PARISHES ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2019 7:00 P.M. SAINT THERESA OF AVILA CHURCH CONFESSIONS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2019 3:15-4:15 P.M. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2019 3:15-4:15 P.M. MASSES FOR CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS EVE –TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2019 4:30 P.M. CHILDREN’S CHOIR AND CHORISTERS 6:30 P.M. ~~ CHILDREN’S LITURGY AND PAGEANT 12:00 MIDNIGHT~~CANTOR CHRISTMAS DAY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2019 8:30 A.M. ~~CANTOR 10:30 A.M. ~~PARISH ADULT CHOIR MASSES FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD NEW YEAR’S DAY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2019 4:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2020 6:45 A.M. 9:00 A.M.

THE GIVING TREE - 12/07/2019

Giving Tree ornaments will be available in the Pavilion and at the doors of the Church on the weekends of November 30 / December 1st and December 7 / 8th. We ask that you take as many ornaments as you please. The wrapped gifts, with the ornament attached should be brought to the Pavilion on the weekend of December 14/ 15. We are hoping that this year, the elves in your homes will color the ornaments and write on the back of the ornament the following information about the gift inside: Boy / Girl / Man / Woman Approximate Age Toy / Clothing As always, we appreciate your extremely generous response to this program, which helps people celebrate Christmas, who might not be able to do so without your generous help.

2019 Cheverus Award - 12/05/2019

In the bicentennial year of the Archdiocese of Boston (2008), Cardinal Séan O’Malley instituted the Cheverus Award medals. These medals are now conferred upon selected recipients from throughout the Archdiocese annually at the Cathedral on or around the Solemnity of Christ the King. The medal recipients include laypeople, religious and deacons who are chosen for their service to the Church and God’s people. We are happy to announce that this year, Diane Flynn was awarded the Cheverus Medal on November 24. As many of you know, Diane was the Coordinator of the CCD program for Grades 7-10 for many years at Saint Theresa Parish. Through Diane’s diligent efforts, hundreds of our young parishioners were educated in the Faith, were Confirmed, and during difficult tragedies, were consoled and comforted by her care and genuine love. We know you join with us in congratulating Diane and her family upon this occasion and thanking her (and her husband, John) for their service and dedication to Saint Theresa of Avila Parish. Reverend John J. Connolly, Jr. Administrator

ST THERESA'S TRAVELERS - 12/31/2019

St. Theresa’s Travelers Presents Spirit of Boston Toast to the New Year!! TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2019 Be among the first in Boston to ring in 2020! This Holiday season, Boston’s cruise ship, the Spirit of Boston will host a New Year’s Eve Luncheon Cruise. As we cruise Boston Harbor, we’ll count down to 2020 with NOISE MAKERS, PARTY HATS and a CHAMPAGNE TOAST! All welcome! DAY INCLUDES: Deluxe Yankee Line motorcoach transportation Two-hour Spirit of Boston Cruise – endless Boston Harbor views gracing every window 12:00 Noon countdown to the New Year with a Champagne Toast! Deluxe Buffet Lunch Musical entertainment to include some of the hottest DJs in the city. We’ll spin your favorites from various genres and styles throughout the cruise. After you eat, cut loose on our indoor dance floor Post-cruise driving tour of Boston to view “First Night” preparations Price: $115.00 Per Person - Due On Or Before December 1 st, 2019. Checks payable to: Yankee Line For Information Contact: Marie Fox (617) 323-3558 Departure: 10:00A.M. – St. Theresa’s, Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA (Returns approx. 3:00pm)

CATHOLIC CHARITIES FOOD PANTRY - 06/21/2019

You can bring your contributions to the rectory M-F 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. On the weekends, please leave your donations in the Pavilion. I am most grateful for your generous response to this appeal for food Father John Connolly Parish Asministrator

PARISH/SCHOOL ANNUAL REPORT 6/30/2019 - 11/01/2019

Attached is the Parish/School Annual Report ending June 30, 2019. Read more

 

 

   
 

Mass Times

DAILY

MONDAY—FRIDAY: 6:45 A.M. 4:30 P.M.

DAILY SATURDAY: 8:30 A.M.

SATURDAY VIGIL: 4:30 P.M.

SUNDAY 8:00 A.M., 10:00 A.M., 12:00N

HOLY DAY VIGIL AS ANNOUNCED HOLY DAYS AS ANNOUNCED

CONFESSIONS :

SATURDAYS 3:15-4:15 P.M.

THURSDAYS BEFORE FIRST FRIDAY 4:45 P.M. 

 

 

THE GIVING TREE:

 

Giving Tree ornaments will be available in the Pavilion and at the doors of the Church this weekend, December 7 / 8. We ask that you take as many ornaments as you please. The wrapped gifts, with the ornament attached should be brought to the Pavilion on the weekend of December 14/ 15. We are hoping that this year, the elves in your homes will color the ornaments and write on the back of the ornament the following information about the gift inside: Boy / Girl / Man / Woman Approximate Age Toy / Clothing As always, we appreciate your extremely generous response to this program, which helps people celebrate Christmas, who might not be able to do so without your generous help.

 

Upcoming Mass  Schedule

CHRISTMAS AT SAINT THERESA OF AVILA PARISH- 2019
PARKWAY PARISHES ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2019
7:00 P.M.


SAINT THERESA OF AVILA CHURCH
CONFESSIONS
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2019
3:15-4:15 P.M.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2019
3:15-4:15 P.M.


MASSES FOR CHRISTMAS
CHRISTMAS EVE –TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2019

4:30 P.M. CHILDREN’S CHOIR AND CHORISTERS
6:30 P.M. ~~ CHILDREN’S LITURGY AND PAGEANT
12:00 MIDNIGHT~~CANTOR

CHRISTMAS DAY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2019
8:30 A.M. ~~CANTOR
10:30 A.M. ~~PARISH ADULT CHOIR

MASSES FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD
NEW YEAR’S DAY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2019
4:30 P.M.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2020
6:45 A.M.
9:00 A.M.

CELEBRANTS SCHEDULE

DECEMBER 7

4:30 P.M.-FR. CONNOLLY

DECEMBER 8

8:00 A.M.-FR. BRADFORD

10:00 A.M.-FR. MACDONALD

12:00 NOON– FR. CONNOLLY

DECEMBER 14

4:30 P.M.-FR. BRADFORD

DECEMBER 15

8:00 A.M.-FR. CONNOLLY

10:00 A.M.-FR. CONNOLLY

12:00 NOON-FR. MACDONALD

DECEMBER 21

4:30 P.M.-FR. KENNEY

DECEMBER 22

8:00 A.M.-FR. CONNOLLY

10:00 A.M.– FR. MACDONALD

12:00 N– FR. MACDONALD

DECEMBER 28

4:30 P.M.-FR. BRADFORD

DECEMBER 29

8:00 A.M.-FR. CONNOLLY

10:00 A.M.-FR. CONNOLLY

12:00 N-FR. MACDONALD 

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