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 5:45-6:15pm

Saturday 2:30-3:30pm

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

Learn more about...

Walk to Bethlehem

Christ Renews His Parish

Cafe Manna 

Prayer Shaw Ministry

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...

Walk to Bethlehem Update

CLICK HERE to see the updates on our Walk to Bethlehem.  

Want to Join?

You can register anytime as an individual, a family, a group of friends, or a ministry team.
1. Email: (provide name, email, phone#)
2. Call or text: Mary Conlisk at 219-405-7907 (provide name, email, phone#)

It's never too early to sign up!!!
Student Advent Dinner
Volunteers Needed!  

Join us on
Sunday, December 11, 2016.  
Our Annual Student Advent Dinner is all set  and we need your help!

CLICK HERE for details on how you can help and be a part of this annual event!    ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. 

Christmas Mass Times 

Join us for our Christmas Liturgies!

Saturday, December 24 at 4:00pm and 6:30pm. 

Sunday, December 25 at 8:00am and 11:00am.



Suggestions and Comments

We have recently added a section on our website for your suggestions and your comments.  Please take a few minutes and share with us.  Suggestions and comments are totally confidential unless otherwise indicated.  Click here to share!

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!

High School Mission Trip 2012

Middle School Mission Trip 2012

Vacation Bible School 2012

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


 December 4 - Sunday
8:00 am Mass
9:15 am Catechist Meeting
11:00 am Mass
11:15 am Children's Liturgy
12:00 pm Coffee and Doughnut
2:00 pm Town Hall Meeting
4:00 pm Women's CRHP 2017 Meeting
5:00 pm High School Youth Group
9:00 pm Student Mass & Social
 December 5 - Monday
2:00 pm St. Teresa's Meditation Group
4:00 pm St. Teresa's Meditation Group
5:15 pm Daily Mass
6:30 pm Spirituality Commission Meeting
9:00 pm Chapel Celebrate Band Practice
 December 6 - Tuesday
8:00 am Daily Mass
7:00 pm Advent Reconciliation Service
7:00 pm Cookie Making CHWC
7:00 pm RCIA Meeting
 December 7 - Wednesday
10:00 am Nursing Home Mass
6:00 pm Reconciliation
7:00 pm Holy Day Mass
 December 8 - Thursday
8:00 am Daily Mass
10:00 am Women's Bible Study
4:30 pm Cafe Manna
6:00 pm St. Teresa's Meditation Group
7:00 pm Holy Day Mass
 December 9 - Friday
11:00 am SAD Set up
12:30 pm Mass
1:00 pm Adoration
 December 10 - Saturday
8:30 am Cursillo Group
2:00 pm RCIA Meeting
2:30 pm Reconciliation
4:00 pm Mass

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