May 10, 2024: Weekend Update

"To live in love is to sail forever, spreading seeds of joy and peace in hearts.”

~ St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face


Handy Links:

  1. Parish Website
  2. Online Giving
  3. Eucharistic Adoration Sign-up
  4. Acolyte Schedule
  5. Altar Server Schedule
  6. Lector Schedule
  7. Catholic Youth Sports
  8. Cub Scout Pack 128
  9. Retreat Schedule


Bulletin – Seventh Sunday of Easter

Bulletin Advertisers Quarter 2

Deacon Brox First Mass Flyer


Grand Group

This Friday, May 17th, we will meet at the Pink Sisters Convent at 1:00 p.m. to hear a wonderful presentation by Joan Tasler about the Pink Sisters and their convent. Please RSVP by Wed, May 15th to help the refreshment committee know how much to provide.


Thrift Shop To Have New Home

We are pleased to announce that our Thrift Shop has found a new home! LPS bought our building & are now wanting to use the whole building. They have been wonderful landlords over the past few years. We will be moving to the lower level of 366 N 48th St, with a larger & nicer space. This new space provided plenty of parking, storage, & two large bathrooms! We will continue at our current location through most of the summer. In August, we will have our usual half-price sale & bag sales before closing in mid-August. Our goal is to be open at the new location after Labor day on Fri, Sept 6th. We will still be the most affordable Thrift Store in town, but in a better place for our customers & our wonderful volunteers!

Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus for our Parish will be June 16-21. The High School Program will run the evenings of Sun, June 16– Thurs, June 20. The Elementary Program will run daytime Mon-Fri, June 17-21. Please be watching the bulletin for sign up details and ways to volunteer your services.

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: 

Wed 5-6pm & 6-7pm;

Sat 9-10am, 3-4pm

Pink Sisters Available Holy Hours

Pink Sisters are in need of adorers to cover the following holy hours:

Mondays: 1pm, 4pm;

Tuesdays: Noon

Fridays: 9:45am, Noon, 2pm;

Saturdays: 2pm, 6:30pm;

Sundays: Noon, 4pm, 6pm.

Call Tabby at 402-499-6028 with questions or to accept an hour.

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Eucharistic Holy Hour

Come to the Eucharistic Holy Hour on Mon, May 13th at 7:00pm at St. Teresa Church to adore our Eucharistic Lord. The Junior High Choir will provide beautiful music to enhance our prayer.


No School

There will not be school on May 9-10. May 9th a Holy Day of Obligation for the celebration of the Ascension and May 10th is the Bishop’s Day off.

St. Teresa School Enrichment Award

St. Teresa School offers an Enrichment Award to graduating 8th graders who plan to attend Pius X High School. This award gives students some tuition assistance. If you are interested in donating to this Award Fund, please contact Sr. Mary Michael at 402-477-3358 or

St. Teresa School Enrollment Open

Enrollment (Preschool—8th grade) in St. Teresa School for the 2024-2025 school year is currently open. Please go to and follow the instructions provided.

Opportunity Scholarship of NE

This program enables students from lower-income families, students with special needs, students who experience bullying, students from military families, students in foster care, & students who are denied option enrollment by public schools to access scholarships to attend private school. See for more information. See  for diocesan and parish scholarship opportunities or call the school office at 402-477-3358.

School Lunches:

Monday, May 13th:  Meal in a Bowl: Chicken Nuggets, Potatoes, Gravy, Corn all in one bowl!!!

Tuesday, May 14thBBQ Rib with Bun, Corn, Fruit

Wednesday, May 15th: Corn Dogs, Baked Beans, Fruit

Thursday, May 16th: Tacos, Taco Toppings, Fruit

Friday, May 17th: Nachos, Nacho Toppings, Fruit

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St. Teresa Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop made $2,605  last weekend.

Hours for business:

Fridays 4-8 and Saturdays 9-3

Please donate during business hours.

Charity & Stewardship Appeal

Thank you to all who have donated to the Charity and Stewardship Appeal. We met our goal in record time! Contributions are still being accepted through the end of this fiscal year. Moving forward, 100% of funds received for CSA come back to our parish. These funds will help to produce a balanced budget for this upcoming fiscal year.

 Online Giving

Looking to simplify your tithe to St. Teresa?  Simply text “Give” to  402-925-9925, use the QR code, or click the black heart in the upper right corner of our website: to securely set up a recurring gift within minutes.

Mass Intentions Donations Now Available Through Online Giving

It is now available to make a donation for a Mass Intention through our Online Giving.  Scan the QR Code and select the “Mass Intention” Fund. Please choose the “one-time payment” option only. Then please email and let her know you’d like to schedule a Mass. Please indicate if the person is living or deceased and  specify if you have any preferred dates of Mass Times. Also let her know if you made a donation online.



Christian Mothers

Christian Mothers’ annual Mother’s Day Brunch is Sat, May 11 at 9am in Kaczmarek Hall. The Men’s Club graciously hosts this beautiful event every year. If you would like to attend please RSVP by Wed, May 8th to Emily Pfeiffer at 402-770-0359 or

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

All are invited to attend the retreat-like adult formation at St. Peter Parish for CGS, July 14-19, 2024. The course focuses on the most essential aspects of liturgy & scripture for young children & how adults can learn to listen to God with them. Suited for those looking to invest in personal formation & those with a heart for working with the young. If interested in more info, please contact Beth Ruhl at mruhl87@ For any who choose to volunteer with the program at St. Teresa for the 2024-2025 school year, tuition & book fees will be reimbursed.

St. Veronica Ministry

If you are experiencing or have experienced a miscarriage, we want to offer you our support, prayers, & love as a parish family. Please fill out the Google Form on > Compassionate Service > Family & Social Ministries > Veronica Ministry. Please complete as much or as little information as you would like and we will be in touch. You may also call the parish offices at 402-477-3979. Please note that we are unable to offer medical advice. All medical questions should be referred to your physician.


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.


Planned Parenthood Rosary & Mass

Every Tuesday 9:30—10:30am at 5632 S. 48th Street, Lincoln. Pray for an end to abortion with fellow Catholics every Monday. Rosary: 9:30am outside Planned Parenthood. Mass: 10am 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 |

  :: Job Opportunities ::

Our Lady of Good Counsel

Our Lady of Good Counsel Retreat House in Waverly is Hiring! Do you know someone interested in serving the Church, passionate about Retreat Ministry, and drawing more souls to encounter Jesus Christ? We are hiring a full-time Marketing and Ministry Coordinator (or 2 part-time position: Marketing or Ministry Coordinator). Send all resumes and inquiries to


St. Patrick Church: Pianist Wanted

Do you like playing the piano? Do you enjoy playing for others? Do you want to share your talents in church? If you’ve answered yes to one or more of these questions, please contact Fr. Schweiger at 402-466-2752 or We have a position open for a well-established four-part choir.


Blessed Sacrament is seeking seeking a skilled Director of Music Ministry to coordinate music for all liturgical celebrations of the parish, serve as organist, pianist, and/or cantor, and direct both the Adult Choir and our parish Children’s Choir. The ideal candidate has at least 1-2 years of experience in a similar role or in directing choral music and has a familiarity with Catholic music. This role is part-time and pay is commensurate with experience. The parish is located at 1720 Lake Street, Lincoln, 68502. Start date is June 9th or earlier with some training beforehand. Please send a cover letter and resume to with MUSIC DIRECTOR in the subject line.


St. Joseph School: is seeking a qualified and energetic Beyond the Bell Director for their after-school enrichment program, for the 2024-2025 school year. Responsibilities include daily supervision, planning, and implementation of enrichment activities for students from 3-5:30pm; hiring, supervision, and professional development of staff; and compliance with all HHS regulations. The director must be at least 19 years of age, of good moral character, and must meet one of the following requirements: associated or bachelor’s degree in either early childhood education, education of child/youth development or equivalent experience, and certification within these areas. Qualities needed include: love for and experience with supervision of children, strong organizational and communication skills, and a commitment to further th emission of St. Joseph School. Start date: August 2024. To apply, please send resume and references to

Villia Maria Special Education Teacher

Villa Maria School is seeking a Special Education Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Please call Sr. Jeanette Rerucha at 402-786-3625 or email her at

Cathedral of the Risen Christ: Send resume for all positions to For the Assistant Principal position, please also include a cover letter and references.

    1. Assistant Principal: Duties include developing a mentoring program, overseeing special education and 504s, evaluation of teaching staff, and collaboration with the leadership team. Candidates must have a Nebraska Administrative certificate or be eligible for a provisional certificate.
    2. Teacher, 7th Grade English (2024-2025 School Year): The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator, a team player, and has a passion for teaching in a Catholic School.




Religious Sisters Vocations

Pray for young women to discern a vocation to the Sisterhood of our Diocese of Lincoln Motherhouse. Week of May 12th, please pray for Sr. Maria Theresa Vi Nguyen, Junior Professed of the Sisters of Mary, Queen of Mary.

 Christian Spirituality Program

Eight-Day Silent Ignatian Retreats are being held at Creighton University on May 17-26 and May 28-June 6. These retreats include individual spiritual direction. Cost: $850 with $200 deposit to reserve a spot. Contact Liz Stevinson at 402-280-2501 or for more information or to reserve a spot.

Catholic Daughters of America

The Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Charles #472 will hold its May meeting on May 21st at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 6:30pm. This is an imp0rtant meeting! Tom Venzor, NE Catholic Conference, will speak on the Abortion Initiative set for the November ballot and the Protect Women & Children Initiative to keep our state abortion limited.

GED Tutoring at Villa Maria

Villa Maria School is offering GED Tutoring 2 days/week from June 10th-July 31st, from 9am-3:30pm. Days  hours are flexible. For more information, please contact Sr. Jeanette at .



 Pro-Abortion Ballot Proposal Speaker

Come hear Marian Minor, NCC, speak about the Pro-Abortion Ballot Proposal on Tues, May 14th, 7pm, at St. Peter’s Bishop Vasa Hall. The St. Peter’s Knights of Columbus is hosting a dinner starting at 6;15pm. Please RSVP for the dinner to Mike Davis, at


Salt Dogs Faith & Family Nights

Join us at Haymarket Park for the Salt Dogs Faith & Family Nights! We have a variety of entertainment beginning 2 hours prior to games including, In-Stadium Chapel with the Players, Catch in the Outfield, Player Autographs, & Live Church Band on the Concourse. Bake Sales & Merchandise Booths on the Concourse will remain until the end of the game. Upcoming dates: May 19, 1pm, June 23, 1:05pm, July 14, 1:05pm, Aug 28, 7:05pm.


Camp Kateri Tekakwitha 2024 Sky Camp Counselors Needed!

Camp Kateri is seeking camp counselors (students currently in grades 9-12). Our program staff and high school counselors are the foundation of our camps. Counselor will lead campers through activities, faith conversations, & reflections. Your role is to make camp a safe & adventurous place for kids to play outdoors & grow closer to God. All volunteers will earn 48-72 school service hours & receive a camp T-shirt. Applications are found at

Diocese of Lincoln 2024 Summer Camps Open for Enrollment

Sky Camp: current grades 4-6; Tekakwitha Games: Current grades 7-8; Family Camp: 7 families with 2 adults; Catholic Adventure Camp: Current grades 3-4. Registration and camp information found at Scholarships are available!

Eucharistic Revival Holy Hours

All are invited to join the Christ the King Sisters at Villa Regina Motherhouse, 4100 SW 56th St, for Eucharistic Revival Holy Hours. Join in adoring Jesus, truly present in the Eucharist, on the following dates: May 12. All holy hours begin at Noon except Divine Mercy Sunday, April 7th which will begin at 3pm.


Pius X High School Summer Camps

The summer camps offered by Pius X are now open for registration! Learn more and sign up at Camps include math, performing arts, and various athletic options for a variety of ages.

Marian Mantle

Come join us and Mary, Our Sorrowful Mother, in praying for our prodigal children to return to the faith. We are the Marian Mantle Silent Strength Prayer Group. We bring our prodigals to Our Lady of Sorrow and ask Her to lead them home. We pray for Her mantle to cover them with Her protection and care while they are gone. We pray as a group and let the Holy Spirit and Our Blessed Lady handle the rest. We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 4pm in Rectors Hall of the Cathedral of the Risen Christ. Questions or concerns, contact Kathy Neugebauer at 402-423-3810 or


Hearts Restored: Post-Abortion Healing Ministry

Find hope & healing with Hearts Restored. This post-abortion ministry will accompany you on your unique healing journey, offering mentorship, individual counseling, group settings, retreats, spiritual support, & more. Call Hearts Restored hotline at 402-783-HOPE (4673) or email the confidential, secure inbox at Learn more at

Masses of Healing

All are welcome to attend the 2024 Masses of Healing at John XXIII Diocesan Center (3700 Sheridan Blvd) on the following Sundays: June 23rd, Sept 8th, Dec 8th. Schedule for the day:

     1:15pm: Confessions Begin

     1:30pm: Divine Mercy Chaplet

     1:50pm: Blessing of Articles

     2:00 pm: Healing Mass

Marian Camp 2024

Camper & Counselor registrations open Jan 20th. Camp sessions: June 23-26 and June 28-July 1. Cost: $200 for 1st camper; $150 for 2nd camper. Camp is for girls entering 6th-9th grades. Camp located at Camp Kateri Tekakwitha, McCool Junction. Financial Aid available Dec 11-Jan 8. See or scan the QR Code for more info or to register as a camper or counselor.

Catholic Artist Guild Schedule

All Catholic Artist Guild meetings are held in Resurrection Hall, St. Joseph Parish, Lincoln, from 9am-Noon. All meetings include prayer & fellowship. All are welcome to come and check us out! The schedule is as follows: July 20th: Art Techniques: Come visit stations & learn from other artists about their specific techniques in a variety of media.


Silent Directed Retreats

Creighton University Retreat Center is offering 3-day silent directed retreats. 2024 dates: May 2-5, July 14-17. Cost: $375. Click HERE to register.

Planned Parenthood Rosary & Mass

Every Tuesday 9:30—10:30am at 5632 S. 48th Street, Lincoln. Pray for an end to abortion with fellow Catholics every Monday. Rosary: 9:30am outside Planned Parenthood. Mass: 10am at the Right to Life Center, across the street.

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 HERERemember that for St. Teresa parishioners, Men’s Club or Altar Society will pay for half of a standard retreat per year!


St. T | Weekly Calendar: May 12-19

Sun 5.12

Mother’s Day

7pm: Private Meeting (CR)

1 -9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Mon 5.13

11:25-Noon: 6th Grade (KH-E)

7pm: Holy Hour with Music by

          Jr High Choir (CH)

9am-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Tue 5.14

3pm: Food Market (Sch)

6-8pm Scouts

9-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Wed 5.15

11:25-Noon: 6th Grade (KH-E)

4pm: Brox 1st Mass Rehearsal (CH)

4pm: CCD Last Day: Ice Cream! (Sch)

7:30pm: Knights Meeting (KCH)

9am-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Thu 5.16

10:30am-Noon: 6th Grade (KH)

5pm: Wedding Rehearsal (CH)

9am-4pm: Eucharistic Exposition

Fri 5.17

3pm: Wedding (CH)

5pm: Wedding Rehearsal (CH)

7-9pm: STAGE (KH)

No Eucharistic Adoration

Sat 5.18

9am: Legion of Mary (MR)

1pm: Wedding (CH)

2-10pm: Reception (CH)

No Eucharistic Adoration

Sun 5.19

Pentecost Sunday

Noon-10pm: Graduation Set Up (KH)

7pm: Private Meeting (CR)

1 -9pm: Eucharistic Exposition


Mass Schedule: May 11-19

+ = repose of the soul of

Pro Populo = for the people

The Pink Sisters’ Chapel, 1040 S. Cotner Blvd: open 7am-8pm. The 7am Masses listed (7am PS), said at the Chapel, are open to the public. (The Sunday Masses are private).






+ Harold Fouts




+ Ann Jackson


+ Cherry Sanders


+ Pro Populo

Mon 5.13



+ Mary Jane Dailey

7am PS

Muyot & Travino Families


+ Kenneth Grell




+ Danny Elsener

7am PS

Pink Sisters’ Community


Respect for Life




+ Lad & + Rosie Rejda

7am PS

Norma Marie


Schroedl Family




+ Demuth Family

7am PS

+ Marilyn Clyne (B-Day)


+ Justine Todd




+ Lewis Jacobs

7am PS

+ Santos Serrano, Jr.


Henry Tvrdy




Priestly Ordination

Anniversary of Bishop James D Conley


+ JoAnn & + Dorothy Wolsleger


Nita Johnson




Pro Populo


+ Ronnie, +Patricia, +Randy, +Ryan Emmons


+ Lewis, + Rose, & +Patrick Schafers