Saint Teresa of Avila Catholic Church

Titusville, Florida

Scripture of the Day

Reading 1 Jer 26:11-16, 24
The priests and prophets said to the princes and to all the people,“This man deserves death;he has prophesied against this city,as you have heard with your own ears.”Jeremiah gave this answer to the princes and all the people:“It was the LORD who sent me to prophesy against this house and cityall that you have heard.Now, therefore, reform your ways and your deeds;listen to the voice of the LORD your God,so that the LORD will repent of the evil with which he threatens you.As for me, I am in your hands; do with me what you think good and right.But mark well: if you put me to death,it is innocent blood you bring on yourselves,on this city and its citizens.For in truth it was the LORD who sent me to you,to speak all these things for you to hear.”Thereupon the princes and all the peoplesaid to the priests and the prophets,“This man does not deserve death;it is in the name of the LORD, our God, that he speaks to us.” So Ahikam, son of Shaphan, protected Jeremiah,so that he was not handed over to the people to be put to death.
Responsorial Psalm Ps 69:15-16, 30-31, 33-34
R. (14c) Lord, in your great love, answer me.Rescue me out of the mire; may I not sink!may I be rescued from my foes,and from the watery depths.Let not the flood-waters overwhelm me,nor the abyss swallow me up,nor the pit close its mouth over me.R. Lord, in your great love, answer me.But I am afflicted and in pain;let your saving help, O God, protect me.I will praise the name of God in song,and I will glorify him with thanksgiving.R. Lord, in your great love, answer me.“See, you lowly ones, and be glad;you who seek God, may your hearts revive!For the LORD hears the poor,and his own who are in bonds he spurns not.”R. Lord, in your great love, answer me.
Alleluia Mt 5:10
R. Alleluia, alleluia.Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.R. Alleluia, alleluia.Gospel Mt 14:1-12

Herod the tetrarch heard of the reputation of Jesusand said to his servants, “This man is John the Baptist.He has been raised from the dead;that is why mighty powers are at work in him.”Now Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prisonon account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip,for John had said to him,“It is not lawful for you to have her.”Although he wanted to kill him, he feared the people,for they regarded him as a prophet.But at a birthday celebration for Herod,the daughter of Herodias performed a dance before the guestsand delighted Herod so muchthat he swore to give her whatever she might ask for.Prompted by her mother, she said,“Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist.”The king was distressed, but because of his oaths and the guests who were present,he ordered that it be given, and he had John beheaded in the prison.His head was brought in on a platter and given to the girl,who took it to her mother.His disciples came and took away the corpseand buried him; and they went and told Jesus.

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St. Teresa of Avila

8:30 AM. 5:00 PM (Vigil)

Confession 3:45-4:45 PM

Recitation of the Rosary

In the Chapel


Welcome to St. Teresa of Avila

Saint Teresa's Church has been in existence since 1958. We have over 1800 families in our faith-filled community and is located on the Space Coast, directly across from Kennedy Space Center. We have a unique of multi-ethnic and multi-age congregation. This uniqueness has created a vibrant, supportive and involved parish community.


Saint Teresa's is an active parish with many different ministries, please visit the ministries page or call 321-268-3441 for more information. Please join us and spread the works of our Lord.


Our Sister Church is Blessed Sacrament and is located in Port St. John. You can find more information on this church here.


CCD Classes

CCD Classes begin on Wednesday, August 24, at 6:00 p.m. Reminder, the diocese requires a 2 year program for those who will be doing First Communion (1st and 2nd grade), or Confirmation (7th and 8th grade). Our program is designed to build the child’s faith year by year. Starting with, Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Dedicated to The Precious Blood of Jesus.

The Month of July is Dedicated to The Precious Blood of Jesus. The entire month falls within the liturgical season of Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green. This symbol of hope is the color of the sprouting seed and arouses in the faithful the hope of reaping the eternal harvest of heaven, especially the hope of a glorious resurrection. It is used in the offices and Masses of Ordinary Time. The last portion of the liturgical year represents the time of our pilgrimage to heaven during which we hope for reward.

July is usually hot and a time for relaxing. It is also the time when crops planted in the Spring are maturing and growing. Just as the crops are dependent upon summer rains not only to grow but to survive so our spiritual development is dependent upon our frequenting the sacraments and receiving the Blood of Christ.

Blood of Christ, Eucharistic drink and refreshment of souls, save us. 

Our Catholic Appeal

Please consider making a donation to Our Catholic Appeal. We have not reached our diocesan assessed goal. Any contribution you can make would be greatly appreciated. Thank you to all those who have participated.

Pope Francis Intentions

The Pope's universal intention is:
"That the aged, marginalized, and those who have no one may find, even within the huge cities of the world, opportunities for encounter and solidarity."
His intention for evangelization is:
"That seminarians and men and woman entering religious life may have mentors who live the joy of the Gospel and prepare them wisely for their mission." 
  • Aug 04, 2016
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    We will have an all day Eucharistic Adoration today from 10am to 6pm in the Chapel. Please come and not leave our Lord in the Eucharist unattended during this time. There is a sign-up sheet on the table in the main church entrance.
    There will be the Spanish Holy Hour and Exposition from 6 – 7:15 PM with week and all are invited.


  • Aug 05, 2016
    9:00 am

    We will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the Chapel after the 8:30am Mass until Evening Prayer and Benediction which begins at 4:45pm.

Gift Shop

Gift shop hours  are every weekday from 9:00-4:00PM (except Tuesdays) and before & after each weekend Mass.



203 Ojibway Avenue

Titusville, Florida

(321) 268-3441

We are west of Village Inn on US1, which is South of Garden Street and North of Hwy 50.

Saturday - 8:30am and 5:00pm
Sunday - 7:30am, 9:30am and 11:30am
Weekdays - 7:00am and 8:30am


  • Cor Jesu Food Pantry

    Jul 31, 2016, Aug 07, 2016
    Our Food Pantry is in need of the following:
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  • Pickelball At St. Teresa Catholic School Gym

    Aug 03, 2016, Aug 10, 2016

    Join us at St. Teresa Catholic School Gym for Pickleball. Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, and racquetball. It is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. It's great... Read more