At St. Teresa, we pray you always feel welcome, loved, and part of our parish community. We have a long history of family and fellowship. As you come to know the people of St. Teresa, we encourage you to participate in the parish activities and gatherings that God uses to unite us as a community. The Sunday bulletin is a great way to see what’s going on. And be sure to contact the parish office if your email or phone number changes so we can send you friendly reminders about Holy Days and other parish activities.
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Meet Our Staff

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Fr. Nicholas Kipper
Fr. Christian Schwenka
Parochial Vicar
Fr. Samuel Beardslee
Coming Soon!
Ben Hirsch
Facilities Manager
Sr. Mary Cecilia, CK 
Principal, St. Teresa School
Coming Soon!
Jeanne Kee
Financial Secretary
The parish office is open Monday – Thursday from 9am to 4pm. The Office is closed on Fridays.
All staff members can be reached at 402-477-3979.

Our Parish Council

The St. Teresa Parish Council is an advisory committee made up of a cross-section of parish members to represent a wide range of opinions, interests, and experiences who collaborate with and provide counsel to the Pastor as needed on a variety of parish and ministry topics.
  • Mary Pat McBride, Altar Society Representative
  • Clarence Waldman, Men's Club Representative
  • Jeff & Megan Knievel, School Family Representatives
  • Karen Taubenheim, Evangelization Representative
  • Position Open, Education Representative
  • Craig Vacek, Finance & Development Representative
  • Mary Koenig, Social Representative
  • Andrew Cunningham, Social Justice Representative
  • Nikki Shasserre, Spiritual Life Representative

Parish Registration

Whether you’re a frequent visitor or have been coming to Mass here for years, we welcome you to register with St. Teresa Catholic Church! Registered parishioners receive important communications throughout the year and stay up-to-date on parish news. Please introduce yourself and help us to get to know you.
Top Reasons to Register
  • Develop a sense of belonging and show your commitment to our parish community
  • Participate in the liturgical, social, and ministerial activities of the parish
  • Celebrate the sacraments
  • Stay connected with your parish and help your parish stay connected with you. Providing your contact information is important so that parishes provide you timely updates via email, direct mail, text, etc.
  • Receive year-end statements of contributions for tax purposes.
  • Census numbers determine how many priests are assigned to our parish, the number of Masses, and enrichment programs.
  • Donation statement for tax purposes
  • Enable clergy and staff to to welcome you and minister to you (especially important during times of crisis so that our pastoral staff can attend to your spiritual/family needs)
You may register by stopping by the parish office Mon-Thu 9am-2pm, calling the parish office at 402-477-3979,
or e-mailing us:

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God calls the faithful to be good stewards of the time, talent, and treasure that He has entrusted to each of us by using these gifts responsibly to care for ourselves, our families, our community, and the Church.
Parish Stewardship Goals
  • To strengthen connections and cooperation among parishioners, parish staff, and ministries.
  • To seek, welcome, and engage new and existing parishioners in parish life
  • To nurture individual and communal Spiritual development.
  • To identify and develop talents and leadership within our parish
  • To foster service within our parish, within our community, and within the Catholic Church
  • To create financial sustainability to cover operating expenses, capital improvements, asset replacement and careful maintenance of the facilities and tools we have been blessed with.
Important Stewardship Information