Parish Vision Statement
The Church of Saint Therese, in Gloucester, Virginia, will be an Evangelizing community where love, compassion and mutual understanding are present.
The Church of Saint Therese will be a parish community with a vibrant sacramental life.
The Church of Saint Therese will be a place where families can come together to grow in their faith.
The Church of Saint Therese will be a place which encourages youthful interaction with the church.
The Church of Saint Therese will be a parish which reaches out to the broader community and brings hope to our neighbors in need.
The Church of Saint Therese will be a safe and inviting community that warmly accepts any who come to it.
The Church of Saint Therese will be a parish that provides an environment that fosters fellowship.
Guest Speaker Coming 27 September
Jim Towey, a personal friend and associate of Mother Teresa, who wrote the latest book on her, To Love and Be Loved, is coming to our parish to speak on September 27 at 7 PM, reception following. That is also our Diocesan feast day, the Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul, our Diocesan patron.
Pope John Paul II said, “In Mother Teresa’s smile, words, and deeds, Jesus again walked the streets of the world as the Good Samaritan.” Jim Towey was a trusted advisor and personal friend of Mother Teresa of Calcutta for 12 years. All are welcome. His talk will be followed by a reception and copies of his book To Love and Be Loved: A Personal Portrait of Mother Teresa will be available for purchase.
Live Stream Mass
Mass will be Live Streamed only during the 10:30 Mass. Watch on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/churchofsttherese.
Watch the replay on YouTube:
NEW: Please click here FamilySuite to register for MyOwnChurch which is the Parish database software we use. Once you register you can log in to securely check your donations, print your tax statements, update your address, phone, and member information. Most importantly, we encourage you to upload a photo to our family directory! Please remember to check permissions in your family record to allow sharing of your information. For example, access your registration information and on the family details page, click “publish photo for pictorial directory”. Voila! This will allow you to upload your photo . The same is true for phone, email and address. If you do not allow by clicking, your information will not be available/visible to others. Please call Deb at 804-693-5939 if you have any questions and thank you!
Carefree Seniors (youngsters 60+)
We want you!! Please contact Frank Rivera at 804-854-1101. The regular meeting will be from 1-3pm in the church social hall on the 3rd Wednesday.
Get your BINGO on!
Doors open at 5:30 and play begins at 7:00pm. Concessions are also available. Nightly door prizes/progressives/pull-tabs/50-50 offered as well. BINGO IS ON TUESDAY NIGHTS.
No Bingo will be Happening on These Dates:
December 26: Two weeks for Christmas
February 13 Pancake Supper
March 26 Holy Week
May 9 Ascension of our Lord (Thursday)
May 28th Memorial Day Week
July 2 4th of July
August 13: Assumption of Mary (Thursday)
Sept. 3 Labor Day
October 29th: All Saints/All Souls.
Grief Share meetings are held here at St. Therese’s ALC on Sundays 2-4pm beginning in September 2023. Contact Linda Gregory for more information at 804-815-7695.
Threshold Bible Study has resumed on the 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings of the month at 6pm and will run thru November 2023. We continue the series “The Tragic and Triumphant Cross”. More information is available from Jim Lee at 804-693-0826.
Please join us in the parish social hall for Donuts and Coffee after the 8 and 10:30 Masses on August 20, 2023. Enjoy food, fellowship and fun!
Fun Day Sundae will be celebrated Sunday, August 20, 2023 from 12-2pm at the Parish. Feel free to bring your friends and neighbors as this event is open to the whole Gloucester community!!
Adult Faith Formation opportunity available Sunday, August 27, 2023 between the Masses in the parish meeting room hosted by Fr. Gregory.
Bread for Life Food Pantry can be reached at 804-694-9366. Pantry distribution hours are Mondays 11am-2pm and Wednesdays 1pm-4pm. Their physical location is 7840 John Clayton Memorial Highway. Their mailing address is PO Box 61, Gloucester, VA 23061.
Join us! Scripture study Fridays at 10:00am in the meeting room to read the Bible from Genesis to Revelation in chronological order. Call Nadine McGrady at 804-639-5939 to sign up. [email protected]
Weekday Masses on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon; Wednesday Mass at 8:00AM.