St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
23345 Gavin Lane
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Parish Office Mailing Address: 542 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
Wear red to Mass this weekend for Pentecost. We will have evangelization stickers for all to take. They are great for laptops, water bottles, binders, etc.
Memorial Day Masses - Mon, May 29
Please join us for Mass at 9am at St. Lawrence Church.
There is also a Mass at ASP-St. Joseph at 7:30am.
There will be no other Masses this day.
North Dearborn American Legion Post 452 will be visiting the following cemeteries on Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day military honor ceremonies.
West Fork 8:30 am
Cambridge 9:00 am
East Fork 9:30 am
Dover 10:00 am
Yorkville 10:45 am
New Alsace 11:15 am
St Leon Legion Post 464 will be visiting
St Joseph 7:30 am Mass with cemetery service to follows
St John Harrison 8:35am
St Jacob 9:35am
Klemme’s Corner North 10am
Cedar Grove Catholic 10:30am
Cedar Grove Old Cemetery 10:45am
The parish office will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.
Parish Office - Summer Hours - Begins June 2
Beginning Friday, June 2, the Parish Office will change their hours for the summer. The office will be open from 8am - 4pm, Monday through Thursday and on Fridays will be open from 8am - 12noon.
Father Mahan will be away - Mon May 29 - Fri, June 2
Fr. Meyer will cover all daily Masses, so there will be no confessions. Thank you for your understanding.
World Youth Day Gathering ~ May 31, The Feast of the Visitation
"Mary arose and went with haste” (Lk 1:39) is the theme of WYD 2023, a scripture passage marking the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Beginning May 31, there will be a book in the entry of each of our 7 churches for you to write petitions in. These petitions will be carried by Fr Meyer throughout the pilgrimage and prayed for at each Mass. Our 70 WYD Pilgrims will gather at 5:45 p.m. Mass at ASP-St Joseph on the Feast of the Visitation, followed by fellowship and preparation as they continue the countdown of just 55 days before their departure.
FOOD FOR THE POOR, WEEKEND OF JUNE 2-3 - Please join us the weekend of June 3, 2023 to hear Rev. Robert W. Nalley speak at all the services about a ministry providing direct relief to the poor throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.Father Nalley will share personal witness about Food For The Poor’s mission to care for the destitute as a means of living out the Gospel mandate to love one another.
Corpus Christi Processions
The Corpus Christi procession is a centuries-old tradition of the Catholic faith to process the Real Presence of Jesus — the Eucharist — in public. We will begin with 6 pm Mass, followed by the Eucharistic
Procession at each of our three parishes. In addition, hospitality and fellowship is planned at the conclusion of each procession. Please plan to join us at one or all of these:
Tuesday, June 6 - St. Lawrence
Wednesday, June 7 - St. Teresa
Thursday, June 8 - St. Mary
Note - On these dates, there will be no confession, adoration will conclude at 5:30 pm, and there will be no morning Mass.
ADORERS ARE NEEDED AT ST.TERESA IN TWO TIME SLOTS - Wednesdays at 5-6pm and 6-7pm. You can sign up for one or both hours. If you wish to sign up, please call the parish office at 812-537-3992 or email@example.com
ST. TERESA MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER EUCHARISTIC ADORATION & SOCIAL TIME - Starting May 31st, Wednesday Nights - 7-9PM. All 6th-8th Grade kids are invited to join us for an hour of adoration followed by a social hour with indoor and outdoor games at the PCC.
Donut Sundays at St. Teresa ~ Hosted by Your Leadership Team - Mark these dates on your calendar and join us after the 11am Mass.
June 4, July 16, August 6, and September 3.
Bible Study Open to All- Thursdays at St Teresa
The Bible and the Virgin Mary is part of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology’s dynamic Journey Through Scripture Bible study series. It is based upon Dr. Scott Hahn’s bestselling book, Hail, Holy Queen.
Contact Nancy Fahringer for more information 812-290-6170.
St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross July 15 Vacation Bible DAY-Camp with Mary
Our day camp will run 9am - 1pm, in the PCC and grounds of St. Teresa (23455 Gavin Lane, Bright), at the rear of the campus.
This year's theme is Mary! Kids will learn about three different times Our Lady appeared to believers, bringing a message of hope from her Son: Our Lady of Fatima, Our Lady of Guadalupe, and Our Lady of Lourdes. The day will be a mix of catechesis, prayer, music, food and fun!
PLEASE REGISTER HERE:
OR BY USING THIS LINK:
Everyone attending -- Campers and Youth / Adult Leaders – all need to register
Campers - Children Pre-K Age 4 -- Entering 5th Grade
Youth Leaders - Entering 6th -- 12th Grade
FIRST COMMUNION PICTURES ARE AVAILABLE
Links for all of our First Communion Masses are available! Please feel free to download, post and print images of your child. Enjoy and recount God's abundant blessings of First Communion Weekend 2023!
Saturday, April 22, St Lawrence, 10am Mass
Sunday, April 23, St Mary's, 730am Mass
Sunday, April 23, St Teresa, 11am Mass
DIRECT LINKS TO SIGN UP FOR ONLINE GIVING:
FOR ST. LAWRENCE - https://www.stlawrencecc.org/electronic-giving
FOR ST. MARY'S - https://mystmarys.com/give-online
FOR ST. TERESA - https:// www.wesharegiving.org/app/giving/WeShare-1749?tab=home
YOU MAY SPECIFY WHERE YOU WANT YOUR DONATION OR PAYMENT TO BE APPLIED, FOR EXAMPLE: SUNDAY COLLECTION, MAINTENANCE, YOUTH, MISSIONS, ETC.
INTENSE YOUTH CONFERENCE -
SMALL GROUP LEADERS AND ADULT VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!! Please sign up using this link:
REGISTRATION CLOSES AFTER MAY 20!
Youth currently in grades 8-12 are invited to an amazing weekend of faith and fun, June 9-10-11. Parents, grandparents, godparents, teachers – help us get your young people there – this is an opportunity for their lives to be changed! The conference brings it all to our own backyard ~ national speakers, professional musicians, food, fun, Mass, confession, adoration procession where our teens are brought face-to-face with Jesus... All the details, including registration can be found on the website:
When you register, look for the "St. Lawrence - St. Mary's - St. Teresa" yellow button. Once registration is complete, we will ask teens to form their small groups and tent groups. If cost is an issue, please reach out to Kim; scholarships available.
A new Priest has been assigned to Dearborn County Parishes!
Please pray for the Dearborn County Parishes, Annunciation Parish in Brazil, and St. Paul the Apostle in Greencastle during this time of transition.
It's not too late to sign up for Bible In A Year!
NEW PODCAST AVAILABLE - FR. MEYER PARTICIPATED IN A PODCAST WITH Freedom Coaching, a Catholic ministry designed to coach individuals to break free from their compulsion to pornography. PLEASE TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LINK TO THE PODCAST -
AUDIO LINK: https://spotifyanchor-web.app.link/e/n98qf3qs2xb
YOUTUBE LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7C-2Yi2EvU
A new podcast of an interview with Father Meyer telling his vocation story is available on the "Sons of Melchizedek" podcast on Catholic Radio.
Below is the podcast link. The podcast is also available on the Catholic Radio Indy web page under PODCASTS.
Catholic Radio Indy's podcasts are also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and many other podcast platforms. Search "Sons of Melchizedek" to find the podcast on your favorite podcast platform.
If for any reason you have trouble with this link you can get the show at the Catholic Radio Indy webpage www.catholicradioindy.org and click podcasts and download it from there.
Catholic Radio Indy also has an app available for android or apple devices.
People can listen live over the airwaves on 89.1FM, 90.9 FM, or via live stream on their computer from our webpage www.catholicradioindy.org or on demand via podcast.
Fr. Meyer joined Marc Tuttle and Kent Blandford on Indy Catholic Radio for a look at the ever-changing role of men in parish and family life in anticipation of the E6 Catholic Men's Conference. Podcast Link:
Monday - Friday - Rosary at St. Lawrence - 10 am
Every Monday - Monday Morning Rosary Group at St. Mary - 9 - 10:30 am
Every Monday - Bright New Beginnings Recovery Group at St Teresa - 7-8-pm
Every Tuesday - Music Ministry Practice at St. Teresa - 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Every Saturday - Breaking Bread Breakfast at St. Lawrence - 8am
Every Wednesday - Religious Education at St. Mary - 6:30-8pm
Every Wednesday - Confirmation at St. Mary - 6:30-8pm
Every Thursday - Bible Study at St. Teresa - 9-11am
Every Thursday - RCIA at St. Martin - 6:30-8pm
1x / Month - First Sacraments at St. Mary - 6:30-8pm
2x / Month - Family Formation and MS Class (6-7-8) at St. Teresa
1st Tuesday - K of C Meeting @ St. Mary - 7:30 - 9 pm
1st Wednesday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Teresa - 8:30 Mass
1st Friday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Lawrence - 8:30 am Mass
1st Saturday - Fatima Devotion at St. Mary - 8:30 - 9:30 am
2nd Monday - K of C Meeting at St. Teresa 6-9 pm
2nd Monday - K of C Ladies Meeting at St. Teresa 6-9 pm
2nd Monday - Daughters of Isabella Meeting at St. Lawrence - 6:30 - 9 pm
2nd Monday - Ladies Euchre Group at St. Teresa - 7-10 pm
2nd Tuesday - Respect Life Meeting at St. Lawrence (Mar/June/Sept/Dec)
2nd Wednesday - Choir Practice at St. Mary - 5:30 - 7 pm
2nd and 4th Wednesday - K of C Lawrenceburg Meeting - 7:30 pm
2nd Thursday - Ladies Card Club at St. Lawrence - 1pm -4pm
2nd Saturday - Bridges Devotional Prayer Group at St. Teresa - 9:30 am - 12 pm
3rd Tuesday - Ladies Sodality Group at St. Teresa - 7-9 pm
3rd Wednesday - Ladies Sew Group at St. Teresa - 10 am - 3 pm
3rd Thursday - St. Ann’s Altar Society at St. Lawrence - 1:30 pm
4th Wednesday - Right to Life Meeting at St. Mary - 7 - 8:30 pm
1st weekend - Blessing of Expectant Mothers (Jan/Apr/Jul/Oct)
2nd weekend - Blessing of Engaged Couples
3rd weekend - Blessing of Religious Items
1st Wednesday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Teresa
1st Friday - Anointing of the Sick at St. Lawrence
*Some of these days may be canceled due to feast days or holidays.
Weekly Adoration - 9 am - 9 pm
Every Tuesday at St. Lawrence Every Wednesday at St. Teresa
Every Thursday at St. Mary’s
We Are Blessed to Have Three Deacons in Dearborn County!
Deacon Mark Schmidl and Deacon Kevin Daily have joined Deacon Bob Decker in serving our parishes in Dearborn County.
The role of a deacon:
~performing all baptisms outside of Mass.
~performing all weddings outside of Mass.
~performing all funerals outside of Mass.
~performing all funeral rosaries/wakes.
~Assisting with baptismal prep (visiting and blessing homes) and marriage prep.
Fr. Mahan and Fr. Meyer will cease doing baptisms, weddings and funerals outside the context of Holy Mass. Since we have Deacons, their work, service and worship will be used and appreciated!
Whole Hearts Psychology on the St. Teresa Campus!
Whole Hearts Psychology is located on the first floor of the St. Teresa Office. For the privacy and confidentiality of Dr. Molitor and his patients, all others accessing the building are to enter through the meeting room side door or the lower level basement door. Additionally, the only restrooms that are accessible to groups using the office space are located in the lower level. Thank you for your consideration.