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.

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. Kevin 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. 

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


Mass Times

Saturday 4:00pm

Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 am and 9:00pm (when VU is in session)

Monday & Wednesday 5:15pm

Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am

First Fridays   First Friday of the month at 8:00am


Wednesdays 5:45pm in the Reconciliation Room located off the office area living room.

Or call the office at 464-4042 for an appointment with Fr. Kevin.

Learn more about...

Christ Renews His Parish

Cafe Manna

Shawl Ministry


St. Augustine Indian Mission

New Roman Missal 


What's  happening at St. T's...   

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

Christmas Mass Schedule

Please join us as we celebrate the birth of Christ!  If you plan on attending our 4:00pm Mass on Christmas Eve, please know that you should arrive by 3:30pm in order to get a seat.

 Christmas Eve
 Christmas Eve  
 Christmas Eve
 Christmas Day

 Young at Heart--Penny Poker!

Everyone is welcome to join the Young at Heart group for an evening of fun!  January 10, 2014 in Avila Hall.  Click here to learn more details.

Adult Faith Formation--Walk By Faith Series Continues

Growing My Spirituality--What does that mean?

The holidays are over...I'm spent in more ways than one....No energy to follow through with resolutions...sound familiar? 

Join us on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:00pm in Avila Hall

Sister Joyce Diltz will explore how each of us can develop and grow personal spirituality that will sustain us and strengthen our Christian identity.

All are welcome to attend.

Craft for a Cause

January 17, 2015

10am - 8pm

Admission of $25 includes table space to craft the day away, a goodie bag, and door prizes.  We will feed you lunch, dinner & snacks.  Gather your supplies and join us!  

Mini classes available:  Glass Art, Card Making, Knitting 101, TBD
Sign up sheet in the Community Room or on the Saint T's website under Youth Ministry - Craft for a Cause.
Please reserve your spot by January 10, 2015, so that we may plan the meals!   
Any questions, feel free to contact Mary Joy Boby at 462-5657 or


St. Teresa of Avila Documentary

Amanda Master is a senior Digital Media and Spanish major who created this video as part of her Documentary Production class project. 

Learn more about what makes St. T's so special!  

 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 18 - Thursday
8:00 am Daily Mass
9:00 am Spencer Book Buy Back
10:00 am Women's Bible Study
4:30 pm Cafe Manna
6:30 pm Faith In Action Night
 December 19 - Friday
9:00 am Spencer Book Buy Back
5:00 pm Chantel Recital
 December 20 - Saturday
4:00 pm Kringle Pick Up
4:00 pm Mass
 December 21 - Sunday
8:00 am Mass
10:00 am Mass
10:00 am BOW
10:15 am Children's Liturgy
11:00 am RCIA Christmas Party
4:00 pm Kringle Pick Up
 December 22 - Monday
5:15 pm Daily Mass
5:45 pm Holy Hour
7:30 pm Christmas Choir Pratice
 December 23 - Tuesday
8:00 am Daily Mass
 December 24 - Wednesday
4:00 pm Chritmas Eve Mass
6:30 pm Christmas Eve Mass
10:00 pm Christmas Eve Mass

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