The Church of Saint Theresa

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Welcome to our Parish Community
541 Washington Avenue • Kenilworth, New Jersey 07033
PHONE: (908) 272-4444 -:- FAX: (908) 272-4424

Saturday Vigil 5:30 PM/Sunday 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Daily Services: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM - also Monday/Wednesday 7:30 PM
-- Holy Days of Obligation Schedules will Appear Below --

For updated parish activities download the bulletin from the Home Page



Bible Study

Youth Ministry

Religious Education / CCD


Cub Scouts

Children’s Liturgy

Altar Servers

Jensen Concert

Pre Cana

Rosary Altar Society

Catholic Daughters

Knights of Columbus

Social Concerns

Little Flower

Visitors with Disabilities

Handicap Accessible Side Entrance located on 23rd Street Prior to Mass, please advise Priest or Usher for Holy Communion instructions.

Youth Ministry

High School Youth Ministry Program
After a short break due to the Christmas and New Years schedules we swing back into things with the High School Youth Ministry Program!  Tonight all High School Students are invited to join us for our meeting at St. Michael’s.  Doors open at 7pm tonight and we get started shortly after 7:30pm. Don’t forget to invite your friends to join us! A reminder Ski Trip Forms and deposits are due in next week.

Get the latest information about the Youth Ministry Program at  You can also reach Rich at the Youth Ministry Office at 276-5990 or via email at 

Basketeball Free Throw Competition

The Father McVeigh Council - Knights of Columbus of Kenilworth, NJ will be hosting a Free Throw Competition on Sunday January 7, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 3:00pm at the St. Theresa's School  Gymnasium   Boys and  girls ages 9 to 14 (as of January 1, 2018) are invited to participate. Participants can register at the door and must be accompanied by an adult.  Proof of age is required.

Franciscan Spirit Tours

Franciscan friars Fr. Michael Sevigny, OFM Cap. And Fr. Jim Sauer, OFM will lead several upcoming pilgrimages to Holy sites around the world. Proceeds benefit the work of the Franciscans. For more information, or to arrange a private, custom pilgrimage, please contact Franciscan Spirit Tours toll free at 646-736-7964 (in New York City), at or on the web at Mention you were referred by the bulletin and the parish will receive a contribution, Our upcoming pilgrimages include:
     “Fatima”, “Franciscan Italy”,
     “Great Women of Faith”_ - Paris/Lourdes/Lisieux,
     “Holy Land-The Living Rosary”,
     “Footsteps of St. John Paul II - Poland/Prague”,
     “Our Lady in the New World” - Guadalupe/Mexico,
     “Catholic Spain”,
     “Footsteps of Pope Francis” - Medjgorje,
     “Catholic Ireland”,
     “Church of John and Paul”—Greece/Turkey.

Lectors Needed

Anyone interested in becoming a Lector, please contact either the Rectory or Mark Tiemann at (908) 964-5749.  In particular, we need Lectors for the 5:30 P.M. Sat. Mass, the 7:30 A.M. Sun. Mass and the 5 P.M. Sun. Mass.  New Lectors will receive training and a Lector workbook


Calendar Raffles

St. Theresa Home School Association would like to announce the winners of our weekly calendar drawing. Dec. 23 Marie Hornlein #3083, Dec 24 Dianne Velez #2010, Dec. 25 Joyce Opitz
# 1373, Dec 26 Kathy Witt #907, Dec 27 Denise DeCorso #1598, Dec. 28 Cindy Valia #1912 and Dec 29 Adriana Loaiza #467.. Congratulations to all our winners. Thank you for supporting St. Theresa Home School Association.

Parish Christmas Raffle Winners

Congratulations to our three Raffle Winners:
     1.  Nick Pantina
     2.  Linda Koski
     3.  Gerry Ricardo
We thank all those who supported this annual fundraiser.  The prizes totaled $358.50.


2017 Pro-Life Poster/Essay Contest
Theme: “Be Not Afraid”

Winners will be awarded at the Noon Pro-Life Mass on January 14, 2018 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Cardinal Tobin is scheduled to celebrate the Mass.
Light Refreshments will follow in the chancery auditorium.
All are invited.
Any questions contact the Respect Life Office 973-497-4350 or via e-mail

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