August 25, 2022: Parish Bulletin

When one loves, one does not calculate.

~ St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Handy Links:

  1. Altar Server Schedule (look for the red button)
  2. Elementary School Enrollment
  3. Eucharistic Adoration Sign-up
  4. Parish Website
  5. Online Giving
  6. Cub Scout Pack 128
  7. Pro-Life Conference & Banquet



August 28, 2022 Bulletin

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Pitch Club Registration

Parish September Calendar

10:00 AM Choir Invitation




Religious Sisters Vocations of the Week

Sr. Gabriel Perry and Sr. Bethany Orr, Marian Sisters. Remember to pray for them and for their formation.

Eucharistic Adoration

The following hours are still open for adoration. Please consider taking an hour. The link to the online sign-up HERE and is on our website: Home>Authentic Worship>Adoration

Open Holy Hours:

Tuesdays: 2-3, 4-5pm, and 5-6; Fridays 2-3pm

Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop made $636 last weekend at the bag sale.

We are excited to have our new fall merchandise available for purchase starting Sept 9th and 10th.


Hours for business:

Fridays 4-8 and Saturdays 9-3


Aug 26-27: Everything is Free

Sept 2-3: Closed

Sept 9-10: New Merchandise

Please donate during business hours.

St. Teresa School Kitchen is seeking a part-time assistant cook. Hours: Tues-Thurs 10:45 am-1:00 pm. Contact Rosie Polak at 402-477-3358 or 402-429-8465 if interested.

 We Help Fund

Our We Help fund is dwindling. This fund helps our parishioners in need. If you feel called to help in this apostolate, please send a check to the rectory (there are envelopes with a blue cross at the exits of the church) and write “We Help” in the memo line or donate online at our website, by clicking on the online giving button.

Pink Sisters Holy Hour

Friday, Sept 2 at the Pink Sisters Chapel, 1040 S. Cotner Blvd. The singing will be led by Sursum Corda Choir.

Cub Scout Pack 128

All boys, grade K-5, are invited to a fishing outing at Holmes Lake at 6:30pm on Thurs, Sept 8th with Pack 128 Cub Scouts! Come join in a fun evening, see what scouting is about, and get your Cub questions answered. No commitments. See details at https://pack128/website

Boy Scout Troop 28

Will resume activities on Tues, Sept 6 from 7-8:30 pm in Kaczmarek Hall. For more information contact Bob Swanson at




Fr. Kipper Pastoral Installation

Bishop Conley will be installing Fr. Kipper as Pastor of St. Teresa Parish on Sunday, September 4th at the 10:00 a.m. Mass.


St. Teresa Pitch Club

Last chance to register for Pitch League! St. Teresa Parish Pitch Club sign ups are due this Thurs, Sept 1st. Sign up sheets are available at the church exits and are also attached to this email. Questions: email, call or text Joan Tasler at or 402-310-9682.

St. Teresa Men’s Club is sponsoring a Golf Tournament. The four-man scramble will be held at Highlands Golf Course on Sunday, September 11th. Please contact Dale Theisen for more information or for a registration form: 402-430-0973.

Grand Group

Join us for a dinner on Sept 16th at the Knights of Columbus Hall from 4-8 pm. The Lincoln Continentals Barber Shop will perform at 4:00, followed by a spaghetti dinner by Mick and Mary Jane Ashman. Cost for dinner : $5.00. Please RSVP by Sept 12th to Phyllis: 402-488-9177 or


Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Registration for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, for children ages 3 - 9, has started for the 2022-2023 school year. Please see the parish website for information and to register:

Home>Faithful Teaching>Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

 Interested adults are welcome and needed to volunteer with the children. For more information, please contact Beth Ruhl at


Would you like to bring up the gifts at Mass?

Here’s how you can participate: there is a card lying on the gifts table toward the back of the church. When you come in for Mass, pick that up and keep it with you. At the time of offertory, come to the back of church to bring up the gifts (replace the card then).

Abortion Tuesday Rosary & Mass

Every Tuesday 9:30—10:30am

5632 S. 48th Street, Lincoln

Pray for an end to abortion with many other fellow Catholics every Tuesday.  Rosary @ 9:30am  outside Planned Parenthood followed by Mass at 10am across the street at the Right to Life Center


Parish Office | 402-477-3979

General Hours: 9am-4pm Mon-Thu

The parish office is closed on Fridays.

  • Jeanne Kee: Financial Secretary

Mon-Thurs: 9-4 |

  • Theresa Kottwitz: Parish Secretary

Mon-Thurs: 9-2 |

Altar Society Prayer Line

An Altar Society Prayer Line has been established to lift up our prayers to God as a parish community. Leva Orationes Deo is Latin for lift up prayers to God.  Requests can be made by e-mailing or by calling (the first caller on the list) Mary Pat McBride at 402-314-1296. All intentions will be sent by e-mail to the Altar Society e-mail list. If you want to participate in the phone prayer line, please contact Mary Pat.



St. Michael Catholic Church is seeking a part-time pianist for some of the Saturday and Sunday Masses. Please call/text Sharon 253-224-8668 or send resume to

Date night

Make time for your vocation! The Family Life Office invites you to a date night on Sept 13th, 6-9 pm at UNL Newman Center Rosary Hall with Fr. Kilcawley. Topic: The Family as a School of Love. Dinner and drinks for 2: $45 or come for free to the talk and eat on your own. Talk will be streamed. More info or to register:

Electric Wheelchair

St. Peter’s Knights of Columbus has an electric wheelchair available for free. Contact Mike Davis at 402-480-0404 or if interested.

Healing Hearts

for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one are being offered to assist Catholics in the grief process. Sessions will be held for 6 weekly on Tuesdays, 7-9 beginning Sept 20th at John XXIII Diocesan Center, 37th & Sheridan. Suggested donation: $25 for materials. To register call 402-473-0620

 Lord, Teach Me to Pray

Part Two of Ignatian prayer series, “Lord, Teach Me to Pray” will begin Mon, Sept 19, 6:30 pm at St. Joseph Parish. If you participated in the Part One series and are interested in Part Two, contact Sue Kirkpatrick at or



Pius X Band Fundraiser Food Night

Tacos Azteca, 2050 Cornhusker Hwy, will donate a generous portion of proceeds between 4 & 9pm on Tuesday, Aug 30th. Please say you are with the Pius X band!

Mass with Prayers for Healing September 18th at John XXIII Diocesan Center. Please join together to pray for healing for yourself, your family, your friends, for our Church, our nation, and our world. Salt and water will be blessed before mass begins and will be offered to all as your leave. You may bring your own and other items to be blessed at that time.

1:15: Sacrament of Reconciliation

1:30 Chaplet of Divine Mercy

1:40 Praise and Worship

2:00 Blessing of salt/water/religious

            articles immediately before Mass


2:00 Mass

Anointing of the sick after the homily Eucharistic Exposition and Healing prayer after the Mass.

The Benedict XVI Diocesan School of Catechesis is for Catholics wanting to strengthen their intellectual and spiritual formation to empower their evangelical mission in the world. It covers the Creed, the Sacraments, the Commandments, and Prayer (Year I) as well as Salvation History, Church History, Faith and Reason, and Spirituality (Year II). Class will be offered in person and on Zoom simultaneously, so location doesn’t matter and all participants can interact with one another. Class is offered one Saturday a month from September to April for two years. Cost: $100 per semester. Those who teach CCD, God-teen/CYO, or in Catholic schools would receive a 25% discount. For more information or to register, call 402-473-0631 or go to www.lincolndiocese.Org/bxvi

The Lincoln Christus Foundation is organizing a Golf Tournament Benefit for the ministries of Regnum Christi. Sponsors and golfers are invited to support Catholic Apostolates like the Retreat House, Leadership Camp, Knights of the Holy Eucharist, and Mission Trips. Register now for the Golf Scramble on Friday, September 16th at 10:00 a.m. at Crooked Creek Golf Course in Lincoln: $125 per player/$500 per team includes lunch, prizes, and more: or contact Gary at 402-430-3732,

The Emmaus Institute for Biblical Studies is accepting registrations for fall in-person and online classes, including the first class in our new three-year certificate program covering the entire Bible: The Pentateuch (Mondays 9/12-11/14). Other courses include Reading the Bible Like the Fathers of the Church (Tuesdays 9/6-11/15), Heaven, Help the Home: God’s Blueprint for Marriage and Family (Wednesdays 9/7-11/16 at St Michael Church in Lincoln), Following the Way: A Biblical View of Discipleship (Thursdays 9/8-10/6); From Discipleship to Apostolic Mission: A Study in Acts (Thursdays 10/20-11/17); and Introduction to Latin (Wednesdays 9/7-11/16). In-person classes run 6:30-8:30pm at the Emmaus office in Lincoln except as noted. Online classes can be watched any time. Learn more and register at

The Chancery Office has an opening for a Director of the Office of Discipleship & Mission.  This position is responsible for all diocesan programming involving discipleship, evangelical efforts, marriage, and family life.  This includes the evaluation, development, oversight, and administration of diocesan programming concerning evangelization and faith formation.  Please send resume and cover letter to Marsha Bartek at or 3400 Sheridan Boulevard, Lincoln, NE 68506.

The Nebraska Benedictine Oblate informational meeting will be held via Zoom at 7 PM, Sunday, August 28, 2022. For additional information contact Lead Dean Carol Olson for information and zoom invitation at 402-486-0864 or Benedictine Oblates are Christian men and women of all faiths who are interested in enriching their Christian way of life.  Benedictine Oblates live in today’s society to bring the world to God by being a witness to Christ by word and example to those around them. As a Benedictine Oblate you will spend time studying the Rule of St. Benedict.  You will also pledge yourself to a life of deeper prayer through Lectio Divina, the Liturgy of the Hours in the monastic tradition, and the study of spirituality.  There is no cost to become a Benedictine Oblate other than the4 cost for occasional bo9oks.  Benedictine Oblates generally commit to at least on meeting per month. The Nebraska Benedictine Oblates are affiliated with Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton, South Dakota. Additional information can be found on our Facebook page-Nebraska Oblates.

Join the three Bishops, the NCC, and hundreds of pro-life Nebraskans on Sept. 23rd & 24th in Lincoln for the annual Bishops' Pro-Life Banquet and Conference that uplifts and invests in the culture of life. Inspired by John 1:14, The Word Became Flesh, we want to equip every Catholic to meet the needs of our neighbors and the Post-Roe culture by being the hands and feet of Christ. You'll find your role in the pro-life movement, network with leaders, find opportunities for involvement, and learn how to message effectively. Free childcare provided at banquet. Learn more and register at or click on the link HERE.


Knock and the door will be opened to you.

Discover the amazing plan God has for you and your marriage on the next

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience

September 23-25

Ramada Inn, Kearney NE

With questions contact:

Brenda & Gary Granger: 303-604-6202

or visit

Space is limited; reserve your spot early!


World Youth Day 2023

The dates for the next World Youth Day in Portugal have been announced, and our diocesan trip is ready to start taking registrations!  Our trip will be from July 24 through August 9, 2023, and includes a side trip to Fatima.  For more information or to register, please visit

Hunger does not take a summer vacation!  Please consider helping Catholic Social Services Food Market and Meal Services stock their food pantry. To see the list of most needed items or to make a monetary donation, visit Thank you for helping CSS feed the hungry this summer!

Our Lady of Good Counsel Retreats The schedule of retreats for Fall 2022 has been released and is available on the Retreat center’s website HERE. Remember that for St. Teresa parishioners, Men’s Club or Altar Society will pay for half of a standard retreat per year!