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St. Theresa of the Child Jesus

Recurring Social Events

Church picnic – Summer get-together, usually in June,  where parishioner families bring dishes to share and enjoy fellowship.

Christmas Open House – Santa makes a visit for family pictures, children toil at crafts, Catholic books for sale as Christmas gifts, and light dinner provided.  Click for Photos.

Children's Christmas Pageant & Mass – Parish children participate in dressing up on Christmas Eve for the Nativity Scene, followed by a Children's Mass.  The Mass is for anyone, but is geared to the children who serve as lectors, ushers, and choir members.

Angel Tree – Helping those in need at Christmas through donations.  “Truly I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” (Mark 25).

New Year's Day Breakfast – The entire Parish is invited to welcome the new year at Laney's Restaurant in Leeds on Hwy 78.  The event takes place from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.  Mass that day is usually celebrated at 9:00 am.  Donations are accepted to benefit the church building fund. 


  Youth Group - High school teens desiring to learn more about their faith, worship Our Lord, serve others, and have a great time developing new friendships.  Food and a lesson on living for Christ as a Teen.  Contact Andrea Booker for more information.  Meeting from 6:00 - 7:30 pm in the "Youth House".  Check the bulletin for dates.

Vacation Bible School - Week long bible school for parish children, usually in June during school summer break, provided for all school age children.

Adult Lecture Series – We bring in qualified speakers to stimulate the adults on their Catholic Faith while the children attend Vacation Bible School.  Usually in the evenings during the first three days of the week.

Trunk or Treat – Parishioners back their decorated cars, trucks, and vans to the curb around the church block, offering treats to the children, usually on Sunday evening closest to the eve of All Saints Day (Halloween).