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First Year Confirmation Students Sign-In

First year confirmation students solidified their commitment by reciting and accepting the Contract of Agreement.  Both first year and second year confirmation classes were present for a blessing from Fr. Gerard Lupa. The new candidates wrote their names in the Book of the Elect and received their own bible. The[…]

Bed Roll Project for the Homeless

Sending Christ’s love and a cushioned place to sleep to homeless people in the southern tier is an on-going activity of a group who meets at St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church 24 N. Main Street, New Berlin NY every other Tuesday morning May through October. Using the Ugly Quilt pattern[…]

Welcome- Father Gerard Lupa

Father Gerard Lupa was born and raised in Oswego, New York and attended Wadham Hall College in Odgensburg, New York. He later went on to complete his education at St Bonaventure, Christ the King Theology and was ordained on May 7, 1977. He has recently been appointed the administrator, by[…]

Confirmation and Youth Group Schedule 2016

Schedule for Confirmation Class and Youth Group Saturday, Oct. 15—Parent Youth Ministry Training, 9am-1pm Sunday, Oct. 16—CROP WALK 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26—Youth Group Kick Off (Middle and High School) 6:30—8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30—no class Sunday, Nov. 6—Confirmation Class Wednesday, Nov. 9—Youth Group 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19—Possible Pilgrimage.[…]

Crop Walk- October 16, 2016- 9:30am

Starting at 24 North Main Street at 9:30 with a 60 minute walk to raise funds for Catholic Relief Services. All ages were welcomed- Students from 7th to 12th grade will participate.  It will be great to see a large group walking to support this cause! Please dress for the weather. You[…]

St. Theresa Feast Day- October 1, 2016

Today is the feast day of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus, more popularly known as “the Little Flower.” Marie Thérèse Martin was born at Alençon, France on January 2, 1873, the youngest of five daughters. Her father, Louis, was a watchmaker, and her mother, Zelie, who died of breast[…]

Faith Formation- Commissioning of Teachers- September 18, 2016

Teachers will be commissioned at Mass. Next week the Faith Formation classes begin with open doors at 9:30am. Instruction begins at 9:40 and ends at 10:50am each Sunday. The PreK- 6 instruction will be using ‘Be My Disciples’ and Confirmation class will be using ‘Chosen’.

Parish Breakfast with Informational Meeting- September 18th -9:30am

Kick off the Parish Renewal Program with a Breakfast gathering at St. Theresa’s Church. Donuts, danish, bagels, sticky buns, fruit and breakfast drinks will be served. The information meeting will outline the Faith Formation Scheduling for the 2016-2017 year, initiation of a Youth Group and a Parish Renewal Program. All[…]

ChristLife Parish Program Organizational Meeting- July 7, 2016 5:30pm

Organizational Meeting – July 7, 2016 5:30pm St. Theresa’s Church has been selected to participate in a new Parish Program. The program will engage Parish, Faith Formation and Family growth in our Faith. To bring about in all Catholic such an enthusiasm for their faith that, in living their faith[…]