St. Teresa of Avila Parish is celebrating 150 years of faith, service, and community! The Jubilee committee has been hard at work developing events and gathering artifacts to observe this landmark. Please join us in celebrating our historic milestone. This page will be updated with the details of Jubilee events and programs as they are released, so check back often!


Commemorate our Jubilee year of celebration!

Jubilee Christmas Ornament
This Christmas, commemorate the history of our parish with a handmade ornament from Wendell August Forge. This heirloom quality ornament is crafted with the image of our Lord, reminding us of our parish mission to become the body of Christ on earth. Cost: $12.00 each.

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Order deadline is November 26th. Ornaments will be ready for pick-up at the church starting December 9. 

Last chance to order Jubilee Apparel
Jubilee Anniversary clothing will be on sale through mid-December! Items include short and long-sleeved tees, baseball shirts, crew neck sweatshirts and hoodies in a variety of sizes and colors! 

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PAST EVENTS

Jubilee Mass at 3 PM and Dinner at 5 PM | Sunday, October 15, 2017
Bishop David Zubik celebrated a 3 PM Mass at St. Teresa of Avila Church, followed by dinner and festivities at The Great Hall on Perry Highway. The Great Hall was the site of the second St. Teresa of Avila Church until 1983. The hall retains much of the stunning architecture and served as a beautiful backdrop for our observance.

Jubilee Heritage Week  |  April 22-29, 2017
Jubilee Heritage Week was a huge success as we celebrated the rich heritage of St. Teresa of Avila Parish looking back on 150 years of faith! Many parish artifacts and archives were on display throughout Schoppol Hall all week. Guests had the chance to see rarely seen photographs, religious items, and sacred objects from our church (past and present), school, and convent buildings, including the contents
from inside the old church cornerstone, personal items from former pastors, and much more!

St. Teresa Parish Family Picnic  |  June 11, 2017
More than 350 parishioners came together to enjoy great food, drinks, music, and games at the annual Parish Picnic! The picnic was held at the Mayernik Center and Pavilion in Avonworth
park immediately following the noon Mass, celebrated by Bishop Tobin, a proud son of St. Teresa. A wonderful time was had by all!