St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center


St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center is a vibrant, welcoming, Catholic community serving the students of Valparaiso University and our local families. We empower all to reach their full potential by utilizing their God-given gifts and talents and placing them at the service of God and others.

Fr. Chris Stanish Communication Links

Your Faith with Fr. Chris Stanish (Podcast)

Weekly Letter


Fr. Chris Stanish Bio

Join St. Teresa's 

Please click on the link above and print the St. T's Registration form.  Once you have completed it, please mail or bring in to the office/church.  Once you have registered, you will receive a welcome letter from Fr. Chris asking you to call the office to set up an appointment to meet with him.  Following that meeting your name will be forwarded to our "Welcome Committee". 

If you have any questions, please call the office at 464-4042. 

How To Find Us

Located just across the street from Valparaiso University on Laporte Avenue
1511 Laporte Avenue
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Phone: 219-464-4042

Fax: 219-462-2711

From Lincolnway you can find us at 1604 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Staff Emails

Meet the Staff


Daily Readings

Liturgical Ministry Schedules

Mass Times

Saturday 4:00pm

Sunday 8:00 & 11:00 am and 9:00pm (when VU is in session)

Monday & Wednesday 5:15pm

Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am

Friday 12:30pm


Wednesday 6:00-6:30pm

Saturday 2:30-3:30pm

The Reconciliation Room is located in our office building just off the living room area.

Learn more about...

Christ Renews His Parish

Cafe Manna 

St. Augustine Indian Mission

New Roman Missal 

United States Council of Bishops (USCCB)

To find out more about our Campus Ministry, click here!

Here's what's happening at St. T's...

You can almost smell that coffee....Stop by the office to purchase your bag (s)!! 




Earth Day 2017: 

How can you be a part of it? 

2017 Senior Seminar

The Senior Seminar is an information/discussion series on topics of interest to senior citizens. Dates and topics for the 2017 Seminar are:

May 3 – Seniors’ Resource Fair: What services, resources, programs, and facilities are available for seniors? - Multiple presenters

All sessions are from 10:00 a.m. – noon, ending with a light lunch. No registration is necessary. St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church is located at 1604 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN.

Sessions are held in Avila Hall.

The program is presented with the assistance of Dr. Cheryl Slack, professor of nursing at Valparaiso University.

Andrew Dinner

Daniel Plan Update!

Congratulations to the participants who completed the first 6 weeks of the Daniel Plan! This healthier lifestyle program consists of 20 sessions that focus on four key areas of exercise: Faith, Food, Focus, and Friends. Great job to everyone!

Suggestions and Comments

Alumni:  We want to hear from YOU!

St. T's would love to keep in contact with our alumni and now it's easy to do!!  Just click here to update your contact information and your current life status info!!  

Your information will not be shared with any other parties outside of St. Teresa's.

Are you interested in becoming Catholic? 

Click here to find out how YOU can become Catholic. 

Check out our Photo Gallery!

Walk to Bethlehem 2017

First Communion From Year Past If you have a picture from a year that is not included in this album, please send it to


 April 24 - Monday
2:00 pm Meditation Group
4:00 pm First Communion Class
4:00 pm Meditation Group
5:15 pm Daily Mass
6:00 pm Gift Parent Advisory Board
6:30 pm Confirmation Class

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