October 8, 2021: Weekend Report

Dear Saint Teresa Parishioners,

Thanks for taking the time to look through the announcements and attachments.

God bless you.


Handy Links:

  1. Acolyte Sign-up
  2. Eucharistic Adoration Sign-up
  3. Parish Website



October 10 Bulletin

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SCRIP Order Form


If you’re making a visit at church and someone asks you for money, do not give him money; direct that person to the rectory.

Parents & Teachers United in Jesus | Little Way to CLE

 St. Teresa School Parents are invited to a Parent Community Night with a presentation from The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education (ICLE)

 Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 6:30-8:30pm @St. Teresa School Cafeteria

 Connect with fellow school families and learn more about the Catholic Liberal Education Model!

Grand Group: We have adjusted our schedule a little! Because Fr. Wylie will be transferred from the Cathedral in early 2022, John Huseman was gracious about switching his presentation to February to enable Father to speak to us while still here in Lincoln.

On Friday, October 15th at 1pm, we will gather at the KC Hall to hear Fr. Wylie tell of his life in South Africa and what led him to leave his home there and come to the US and, in particular, to our diocese. Please join us for this very special event. RSVP to Phyllis (402-488-9177) by Tue Oct 12th.

Thank Yous

  • Thank you to all who gave witness to Life by participating in the Life Chain.
  • Many thanks to all who helped to plan, set up, cook for, provide music for, and set up and clean up the Parish Picnic!
  • Thank you to the women who put together and served a wonderful homemade meal for the priests’ Deanery Meeting which our parish hosted this past week.

Welcome By Baptism: Henry Xavier James Siegel, son of Michael and Jennifer. Congratulations!

LDCCW October Diaper Drive: please bring diapers to the vestibule. Sizes 5-6 are most needed. Thank you for your generosity!

Parish Bazaar

Sunday, November 14, 2021

  • Our Parish Bazaar is coming up on Nov. 14. Remember to turn in your raffle tickets and money by Sunday Nov. 7rd to be eligible for the Early Bird Drawing. Tickets can be put in the collection basket or dropped off at the rectory. For those that did not get their raffle tickets last week - they are available for pick up after mass.
  • We will again be having the silent auction as part of the bazaar.  If you would like to donate an item, please drop it off at the church rectory.
  • Jewelry Booth: New and gently used jewelry is being accepted Oct 1-31 for the Jewelry Booth at St. Teresa Parish’s Bazaar. Please mark clearly, make sure it’s clean, repaired, and marked with a suggested sale price. You may send it with your students to St. Teresa School, drop off at the rectory 9-4 M-F, or bring to Coffee & Rolls after Mass on October 10th. Call Laura (402-730-7418) to help organize, display jewelry, or help sell during the parish bazaar.

Bishop’s Appeal for Vocations

The Bishop’s Appeal for Vocations has begun! Our parish’s goal is $25,840; we have collected $5080.00 so far. Please give generously to support our diocesan seminarians and especially our own four men: Liam O’Shea-Creal, Tony Schukei, Jonah Brox, and Paul Mach. Your pledge card was mailed to you last week.

Saint Teresa Elementary School Announcements

¨ Living Rosary: 2:30pm at church on Thursday, October 7th.

¨ No School 11th, or 12th.

¨ The school is always in need of clean, flat, recycled paper for printing one-sided worksheets. This helps save on the cost of printing.

¨ We are accepting volunteers this year in the school. If you are interested in being a school volunteer, please call the school at 402-477-3358 or email sr.mary-agnes@cdolinc.net

¨ The CSS Food truck will be at the school on Wed, Oct 13th from 3-4pm. All are welcome to pick up a bag of food items for their family.

Seminarian of the Week: Mitchell Schleiss is the son of Michael & Maria Schleis of Sacred Heart Parish in Shelby, NE. He is studying Theology 2 at Mt. St. Mary Seminary. Remember to pray for Mitchell and for his formation.

Are you considering Catholicism?

Or you’re already Catholic and  you want to learn more about your Faith?

RCIA = Rite of Christian

Initiation of Adults

Classes are for curious Catholics

and curious non-Catholics.

 RCIA begins October 7th. Classes are from 7:30-9pm on Thursdays in the Marian Room (in the rectory/office).

This week, the Lessons are The Existence of God, The Blessed Trinity, and God the Father. Fr. Hottovy will teach this class.

 Contact the parish office if interested.

Godteens will begin on October 13th.

The couples in charge of each group will be contacting the teens soon. Check with your leaders for more information. With questions, contact the rectory office.

Pilgrimage: Marian Shrines | March 7, 2022; 12 days | Led by Fr. Jamie Hottovy

Come with us on our Marian Shrines pilgrimage, where Tekton Ministries has been leading pilgrimages for more than 20 years.  Your faith becomes more tangible in your daily life as you travel to the places where the Virgin Mary has appeared to guide her children, increase their faith, and bring them closer to her Son, Jesus. These special places of apparitions have grown the faith of thousands over the centuries.

Brochures are at the exits of the church.  The weblink is HERE.




Saint Teresa Elementary School Announcements

¨ The school is always in need of clean, flat, recycled paper for printing one-sided worksheets. This helps save on the cost of printing.

¨ We are accepting volunteers this year in the school. If you are interested in being a school volunteer, please call the school at 402-477-3358 or email sr.mary-agnes@cdolinc.net

Walk the Little Way is St. Teresa School's annual fundraiser in which we ask our broader community (friends,   relatives, neighbors) to support our school. This year, our goal is to raise $45,000 by October 28th. The fundraiser will support repairs and replacements to our playground surface and equipment. Anything above will go to the THRIVE tuition assistance funds.

Donations are accepted until October 28, and on that day the students will celebrate by wearing their matching T-shirts and participating in a school-wide Rosary Walk through the neighborhood, praying for our donors' intentions.

Donations may be made in cash, check, or at: https://givebutter.com/WTLW21

Help us spread the word!

CCD began on Sept 15th. It’s not too late to enroll. Please contact the parish office to register. aubrey-potter@cdolinc.net or 402-477-3979

Classes are at school on Wednesdays from 4:00PM-5:15pm.

40 Days for Life | New Hours! Join your fellow parishioners in prayer outside of Planned Parenthood Thursdays from 6am-1pm, Sept 22 - Oct 31. Help save lives and souls: sign up for an hour. Weekly commitments are very helpful!  Sign up online at www.40daysforlife.com/Lincoln or on the board in the back of church.

Faith Sharing for Intellectually   Disabled Adults has begun. Monday 7pm Meetings will be held at St. Teresa School. Please call Shannon Kohmetscher if interested in joining: 402-430-0681


 UPDATED: Eucharistic Adoration

  • Spend an hour with the Lord!
  • The link to the online sign-up is HERE. Even though sessions begin and end, the sign-up site/link stays the same. If you sign up for a session and want to continue the Holy Hour, simply leave your name on the sign-up. If you sign up for a session but are unable to commit to the next session, you may remove your name from the sign-up (if you need help changing your sign-up, e-mail Carrie Stratman at cstratman306@gmail.com or call the parish office)
  • Ron Zimmer (402-310-9342) is happy to assist those needing help signing up or finding a sub.
  • Hours of Exposition are Sun 1-9, Mon-Fri 9-9, and Sat 9-4
  • Open Holy Hours:

Monday 12-1, 1-2 & Wednesdays 11-12.  All other days are full!


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  levaorationesdeo@yahoo.com 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.



October 23-24, 2021, Fest Quest - Blessed Sacrament Parish, Lincoln, NE. - Fall is finally here, and Fest Quest is only 2 weeks away! Our online auction opens for bids at 8 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 18th at www.bidpal.net/blessedsacramentfestquest. The adult event (must be 21+ to attend) will take place Saturday, Oct. 23rd from 6-9 p.m. with a meal, cash bar, & exclusive live auction items. Fun for the whole family begins on Sunday, Oct. 24th from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with a parish meal, games, cake walk/sweet shop & online auction. The online auction will close at 2 p.m. with the lottery drawing to follow. Bid winners will be able to pick up their auction prizes following the lottery drawing. Questions? Contact Janice Malone - bscfestquest@gmail.com or 402-936-2643.

An online Pro-Life Day Retreat with Bishop Athanasius Schneider, a leading voice speaking out for Catholic truth, will be held Tuesday October 19, 9am-4pm - register for livestream at goodcounselretreat.org.

All are invited to a pro-life Holy Hour with Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Tuesday October 19, 7pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center, Lincoln. A reception with the Bishop will follow.  No registration, freewill offering.




St. Joseph School, Lincoln, Lunchroom Staff

St. Joseph School in Lincoln is seeking two people to help with our lunch program. One position is for Salad Bar Prep, and the hours are from 7:00 am-2:00 pm. The other position is entering student lunches on a computer from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Both positions will help with end-of-day clean-up. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Please contact Mai Linebaugh at 402-875-0510 or mai-linebaugh@cdolinc.net or Kevin Naumann at 402-489-0341 or kevin-naumann@cdolinc.net.



IN HASTINGS Nov.  5--7

'Finding a renewed couple-communication

and heartfelt love between us'.

Call right away to secure a place!

Contact couple Pat & Janelle Benson

Pat 308-940-0670 Janelle 308-940-1105



St. Michael’s Church in Lincoln is sponsoring the Men on Fire Conference on Saturday, October 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Presented by Bart Schuchts of Churchonfire.live, this conference will help men to live the life that God intended for them.  “Become who God meant you to be, and you will set the world on fire!” St. Catherine of Sienna.  Cost is $50.  For more information or to register, go to www.osvhub.com/stmichaellincoln/forms/men-on-fire-conference .


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 many reproductive disorders.  Introductory sessions are available in person or online.  For more information or to register, visit, https://lincolndiocese.regfox.com/creighton-introductory-session