May 24, 2024: Weekend Update

"I am not dying, I am entering into Life …”


~ 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


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Diocese of Lincoln Convocation of Priests

Bishop Conley is calling for Priest Convocation (a calling together of a group of people) for all the priests in the Lincoln Diocese from Mon, May 27th–Thurs, May 30th. This Convocation will allow the priests to learn more about wellness and health: physical, spiritual, and social. It will give the priest TIME: for socializing with their brother priests; for recreation; to relax; to pray; to catch up on sleep. Masses will be available during this time on a limited basis. Masses will be as usual on Monday. The closest Masses for our parish on Tues & Wed will be at Pink Sisters at 7am or Sacred heart at 8:15am. St. Teresa’s will have a 6pm Mass on Thurs, May 30th. Please see the bulletin insert for a complete list of Mass locations and times. In case of an emergency, please call 402-915-1206. This number will be in service from Monday Noon – Thursday 3:00pm.

Eucharistic Adoration Opportunities

With busy vacation schedules and kids out of school, we have more open slots for adoration. Please consider signing up for an hour this summer! Students can earn service hours for taking an hour, too! Or, if you have a student who would be willing to be a sub, please reach out to Ron Zimmer and let him know. We need more subs during the summer.

Pink Sisters Vocation Holy Hour

All are welcome to join the Pink Sisters as they pray for vocations at their Vocation Holy Hour on Fri, June 7th at 7:15pm in the Pink Sisters’ Chapel. The Seminarians will lead the singing.

Weed-Pulling Volunteers

Our parish is in need of individuals to help pull weeds to keep our grounds looking beautiful. We have broken up the grounds into smaller sections to enable more people to participate. Click HERE to select the area you would like to keep free of weeds. Most sign-ups from last year have been removed. If you want to continue, please go in and sign up again. Thank you!

Calvary Cemetery Memorial Day Mass

All are welcome to join Bishop Conley for a Mass at Calvary Cemetery on Memorial Day, Mon, May 27th at 10am at the round-about. This Mass is especially said for all military service members and all souls buried in the cemetery.

St. Teresa School Lunch Assistant

St. Teresa School is hiring a part-time Lunch Assistant for the 2024-2025 school year. Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:15am -  1:15pm. If interested, in applying or for more information, please contact Rosie by phone at 402-477-3358 or 402-429-8465 or by email at

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: 

Tues 6-7pm;

Wed 5-6pm & 6-7pm;

Thurs 7-8pm

Fri 10-11am

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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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.

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St. Teresa Thrift Shop

The Thrift Shop made $3,266  last weekend.

Hours for business:

Fridays 4-8 and Saturdays 9-3

Please donate during business hours.

 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.




Totus Tuus Registration Now Open!

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. We are in need of volunteers for: Supervision at Morning Break 10am and Lunch & Recess 12:10pm; Nut-Free Cookies each day; Sack Lunches for Totus Tuus Team; Sack Dinners for Team; Families to Host the Men & Women Team Members; Provide 1 large bag of ice to Kaczmarek Hall each day. Click HERE to register and for volunteer opportunities.

 Outdoor Movie Night

Marriage on Mission and the School Family Association is  sponsoring an Outdoor Movie Night on Thurs, May 23rd in the school parking lot. All parishioners and their families are invited to join us at 7pm for social time and play time for kids with the movie, Migration, starting at dusk. Please bring a lawn chair and snacks for your family.

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 ::

St. Teresa School Lunch Assistant

St. Teresa School is hiring a part-time Lunch Assistant for the 2024-2025 school year. Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:15am -  1:15pm. If interested, in applying or for more information, please contact Rosie by phone at 402-477-3358 or 402-429-8465 or by email at


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



Religious Sisters Vocations

Pray for young women to discern a vocation to the Sisterhood of our Diocese of Lincoln Motherhouse. Week of May 26th, please pray for Sr. Norma Marie, Professed of the Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters (Pink Sisters).

Family Fun Day

The Knights of Columbus Council 1723 & the Willow Center is sponsoring a Family Fun Day at the Indian Creek Mall, 2205 N 6th St, Beatrice on Sat, June 1, 11am-2pm. The event will be held in the parking lot behind the mall. Enjoy Pulled Pork Sandwich Meal, Bounce House, & Guest Speaker, Karen Bowling, NE Family Alliance Executive Director. Free-will offering to fund a new Ultrasound for Willow Center.


Dawson Golf Scramble

Register for the Dawson Scramble: a fundraiser to support Villa Marie Home & School, providing funding for their students’ education. The Scramble will be held on Wed, June 26th, 9am at Woodland Hills Golf Course in Eagle. Various registration costs: Foresome: $600; Tee or Hole Sponsorship: $100; Gold Sponsorship: $750; Ultimate Sponsorship: $2500. Questions? Contact Jenny Chase at 402-874-0577. Registration is through Woodland Hills Gold Course at Click on “Buy Online”, Click  on “2024 Events”, select Dawson Scramble.



  National Eucharistic Revival

Thinking about attending the historic National Eucharistic Congress from July 17-21? There are limited spots available on the Diocesan Pilgrimage, which can include transportation, hotel, and ticket to the congress. Click HERE for more information or to register.

Vocation Pilgrimage Weekend with Daughters of St. Paul

Join the Daughters of St. Paul for a Vocational Discernment Retreat for single Catholic women ages 18-30 on July 5-7 in St. Louis. Discover the Eucharistic spirituality & media mission of the Daughters of St. Paul, & participate in the Eucharistic Revival pilgrimage as it passes through our city. To register, click HERE. Questions? Contact Sr. Amanda Marie at

Upcoming Diocesan Pilgrimages

Below are some opportunities for Diocesan Pilgrimages:

Eucharistic Pilgrimages to Mexico City (several dates): Click HERE

Witness the Lives of the Saints with Fr. Hile: Click HERE

Italy Pilgrimage with Fr. Danek: Click HERE

Journey of Faith Tours, Frs. Eckrich & Salisbury: Click HERE

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


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!


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: 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 26-June 2

Sun 5.26

2:30pm: Brox First Mass (CH)

4pm: Brox Reception (KH)

7pm: Private Meeting (CR)

No Eucharistic Exposition

Mon 5.27

Memorial Day: Parish Offices Closed

9am-10pm: STAGE (KH)

No Eucharistic Exposition

Tue 5.28

3-6pm STAGE (KH)

6-8pm Scouts  (KH)

No Eucharistic Exposition

Wed 5.29

3-9pm: STAGE (KH)

No Eucharistic Exposition

Thu 5.30

3-9pm: STAGE (KH)

No Eucharistic Exposition

Fri 5.31

6pm: Wedding Rehearsal (CH)

No Eucharistic Exposition

Sat 6.1

7am: Finance Council Meeting (MR)

1pm: Wedding (CH/KH)

9am: Legion of Mary (MR)

No Eucharistic Exposition

Sun 6.2

Corpus Christi

9am: Corpus Christi Procession

1pm: Baptism (CH)

1-5pm: Private Event (KH)

7pm: Private Meeting (CR)

1-9pm: Eucharistic Exposition


Mass Schedule: May 25-June 2

+ = 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).






Mary & Lee Volkmer




Pro Populo

Shower of Roses


Living & Deceased

Members of the Einung & Arrigo Families


+ Vernon Danahy

Mon 5.27


Tom Haffey

7am PS

Mary Alyce Queen, B-Day


Jackson Family




No Mass

7am PS

Fr. Nicholas Kipper B-Day


No Mass




No Mass

7am PS

Mary & Trevor Wood


No Mass




No Mass

7am PS

Deceased Sisters of the Pink Sisters Community


No Mass


+ James Condon




Sam & Rhonda Ganz

7am PS

Dan & Barb Schepero, Wedding Anniversary


Fr. Nicholas Kipper, B-Day



7am PS

Magnificat Group


+ Anthony Bermudez


+ Tom & + Margaret Tracy




Will & Jackie Varicak & Family


Pro Populo


+ Shawn Schmid