May 19, 2023: Weekend Update

“Jesus may hide Himself, but we know He is there.”

~ 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



May 21, 2023 Bulletin

Bulletin Advertisers Quarter 2

Marian Sisters Holy Hours Flyer

Totus Tuus Information & Link to Registration





Thursday, May 18th, is the Ascension of our Lord. This is a holy day of obligation. Mass times are as follows:

  • Wednesday, May 17th: 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 18th:
    • 6:30 a.m.
    • 8:15 a.m.
    • 6:30 p.m.


 Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus is scheduled for the week of June 11-16. Elementary school: Mon, June 12—Fri, June 16, 9am-3pm. High School: Sun, June 11—Thurs, June 15th, 6:30-8:30pm. This is a change from previous years. Dinners will be served to high school students attending Totus Tuus. For this reason it is important for you to register your high school students so we can prepare enough food. Register for Grades 1-8 and High School students (grades in 2023-2024 school year) at or scan the QR code. If you tried to register online and was unable to do so, please try again. The bug in the online registration has been corrected.

Family Holy Hour

A Family Holy Hour will take place on Sun, June 11th from 4-5pm at St. Teresa Church. Bring the whole family for adoration, confessions, and some adoration activities available for children. This will be followed by cookies and refreshments.

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: Fri 10-11am & Sat 3-4pm

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Teaching Assistant (Para) Needed

St. Teresa School is seeking an individual to fill a part-time (about 20 hours/week) Teaching Assistant position, 9am-2 or 3pm for 2-3 days per week and an average of a day or two of subbing/week when school is in session. More details, email Sr.

St. Teresa Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Enrollment is open to all students turning 4 by July 31, 2023 for Pre-Kindergarten classes and students turning 5 by July 31, 2023 for Kindergarten. Available sessions for Pre-Kindergarten: Mon-Fri: 8-11am & 12:15-3:15pm. Tours available by appointment. Contact the school office at 402-477-3358 or for more information or to register.

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St. Teresa Thrift Shop


The Thrift Shop made $2,647  last weekend.

Hours for business:

Fridays 4-8 and Saturdays 9-3

Please donate during business hours.





















Charity & Stewardship Appeal 2023

Total Pledges to Date:                     $83,117

Goal:                                                   $72,430

Thank you to everyone who helped us reach our goal! Any further pledges will come back directly to our parish.


Are You Plugged In?

Our parish is taking advantage of the warmer months to have family and parish groups host a gathering after the Masses. The intent of these gatherings is to strengthen parish relationships. If interested in helping to host, please go to the SignUp Genius HERE  to sign up to host an after-Mass gathering.

St. Veronica Ministry: A Ministry for Those Who have Experienced Miscarriage

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


Corpus Christi Procession

Save the date for the Corpus Christi Procession, Sun, June 11th following the 8AM Mass. This is a special neighborhood procession to honor this Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. All are invited to join us in this annual parish tradition where we process from St. Teresa Church to the Pink Sisters’ Chapel. First Communicants and newly Confirmed are invited to wear their sacramental attire. All Junior High & High School young ladies of the parish are invited to process in the Honor Guard. Altar Servers are invited to vest. More details to follow. Questions, contact Nikki Shasserre 402-770-9241.

Mass Times App

The Catholic Mass Times app is a worldwide app for finding Catholic churches and Mass times. You can learn more about this app and download it to your smartphone (iphone or Android) by going to


Prodigal Prayer Intention Sheets

More intention sheets are available if you want to write intentions for fallen-away family members or friends. Place your intention in the box in the vestibule of the church. Sheets are available at the exits of the church.

Swing Dance Nights

Swing Dance Nights, instructed by Jeff & Hannah Rutledge, will be held in the school gym from 7-8:30pm Admission is free!

¨  Adult Swing Dance Lessons:  May 27

Contact Hannah for more information at or 402-450-4618.

Men’s Basketball

The St. Teresa’s Men’s Basketball group gathers on most Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m. in the St. Teresa gym to play basketball. It is open to all men of the parish! For additional details or information, reach out to John Ruhl at 402-266-1887 or


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 Monday 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 |


St. Teresa School is seeking an individual to fill a part-time (about 20 hours/week) Teaching Assistant (Para) position, 9am-2 or 3pm for 2-3 days per week and an average of a day or two of subbing/week when school is in session. More details, email Sr.


Catholic Social Services seeks a person who has a passion for working with and caring for young children to fill the position of Childcare Provider for the children of the CSS staff in Lincoln. This person will be responsible for creating and maintaining a Christ-centered childcare program. Visit

St. John's School Maintenance Part-Time, year-round position. Flexible summer hours from 9am-3pm. School year hours will be 3:30pm-7pm (15-22 hours/week). Duties include, but not limited to: vacuuming, emptying trash, general clean-up of classrooms, mopping bathrooms, and other duties as assigned. Deep cleaning facility in summer. To apply, please email Tony Arens, Principal, at


Cathedral of the Risen Christ is looking for an assistant principal for the 2023-2024 school year. Provisional certificate welcome. Resume & cover letter may be sent to




Diocese of Lincoln Ordinations

Priestly Ordination: Bishop James Conley will ordain 3 new priests for the Catholic Diocese of Lincoln on Sat, May 27th: Deacons Scott Nemec, Louden Redinger, & Matthew Schilmoeller. The ordination Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ at 11am. A livestream of the ordination Mass will be available on the Catholic Diocese of Lincoln YouTube channel.

Deaconate Ordination: The bishop will also ordain 5 new deacons at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ at 7pm on Fri, May 26th: Jonah Brox, Santiage Izquierdo, Augustine Reimers, Mitchell Schleiss, and Ranil Weerackoon.

Holy Hour: A holy hour for the ordinandi will take place at the St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center in Lincoln at 7pm on Thurs, May 25th.

All are invited to attend!

 Mass for Homebound

The Catholic Diocese of Lincoln Mass for the Homebound on Sun, May 28th will air at 11:30am on KLKN-TV in Lincoln instead of its usual time at 9am due to a network programming conflict. The Mass for the Homebound will air at its normal time at 9:30am on KSNB-TV in Hasting that day.

Come & See: A Vocational Discernment Retreat with the Daughters of St. Paul

Come & See Vocational Retreat with the Daughters of St. Paul is being held in St. Louis, MO, for all women ages 18-30, May 26-28. Daily Mass & Eucharistic Adoration, silent retreat day, conference by the sisters, experience of the Pauline apostolate community time & recreation, and more! Register:


Eucharistic Encounter

Deepen your faith in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist by attending the Eucharistic Encounter on Tues, June 20th, 5-10pm at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ. Hear from Bishop James Conley and keynote speaker Fr. Malchy Napier, CFR. Go to for more information. Questions: reach out to or call 855-571-0200 during business hours.

Eucharistic Events 5-10pm: Veneration of Relics, Vatican International Exhibition Eucharistic Miracles of the World Video of Blessed Carlo Acutis, Representative from local Apostolates/Ministries.

Liturgical Program in Church, 6:45-9pm: Opening remarks by local bishops & Eucharistic Speaker Fr. Malachy Napier, CFR, Adoration Sacred Music, Eucharistic Processions, Dynamic Teaching, Confessions available.

All events are free. Registration is not needed. Refreshments will be available.

 Sidewalk Advocacy Training

Learn how to be the hands & feet of Christ, offering loving, life-affirming alternatives to all present at Planned Parenthood of Lincoln, thereby eliminating the demand and ending abortion in Lincoln. Sidewalk Advocacy Training will be held on Sat, June 17th 11:45am-6pm. Please bring $15 training fee to cover the cost of the workbook and other SAFL-Lincoln expenses. Snacks & drinks provided. Please register in advance by contacting Lisa McInerney at or 402-525-9360. Specific location determined upon registration.

Planned Parenthood Rosary & Mass

Every Monday 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.

Priestly Ordination of Rev. Mr. Louden Redinger

With praise and gratitude to Almighty God, The Diocese of Lincoln announces and invites you to attend the priestly ordination of Rev. Mr. Louden Redinger on Sat, May 27th at 11am, at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ followed by a light reception in Cathedral Rectors Hall. Rev. Mr. Louden Redinger will celebrate his First Holy Mass of Thanksgiving on Sun, May 28th, 5pm, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 715 Creighton Ave, Hastings. Dinner following in Theisen hall. Please RSVP for dinner only to Kellen Redinger at

Camp Kateri: Summer Camp Registration

Registration is now open for SKY Camp (current grades 4-8th), Catholic Adventure Camp (grades 3rd-5th) and the Tekakwitha Games (grades 4-8th).  For more information, or to register for camp, click HERE.

Camp Kateri: Summer Camp Counselor Volunteers Needed

Camp Kateri is now accepting applications for volunteer high school counselors (grades 9-12th) for SKY, Catholic Adventure Camp and the Tekakwitha Games.  For more information, or to download an application, please click HERE.


Creighton Model FertilityCare System – Creighton Model is a women’s health science that allows users to learn more about their fertility and in conjunction with NaProTECHNOLOGY treat underlying reproductive conditions.  Introductory sessions are available in person or online.  Private instructions is encouraged for all interested in learning more.  For more information or to register, click HERE.


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 click HERE.

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!