Nurturing the spiritual lives of those whom we serve at Santa Teresita is a central dimension of our ministry. Santa Teresita’s mission – which promotes a whole culture of life and values the dignity of each person as a gift from God – is rooted in the Gospel and reflects the healing ministry of Jesus. Our campus life is fostered and nurtured by our Catholic faith, and we believe in the importance of providing opportunities spiritual growth and enrichment.

Spiritual Enrichment Opportunities at Santa Teresita:

  • Daily Mass
  • Rosary
  • Confession
  • Communion distribution to Residents
  • Access to Saint Joseph Chapel 
  • Spiritual activities that take place in the Manor/Bethany/Good Shepherd Cottage
  • Opportunities to receive the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick
  • Bible studies
  • Spiritual Library including variety of books, tapes, and DVD’s on all topics of the Catholic Faith and
  • Spirituality Choir where participants may practice and sing sacred hymns
  • Special Feast Day and Holiday Celebrations
    • Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving
    • Corpus Christi
    • Lourdes Day
    • May Crowning

We also have a chaplain on-site who is available and present to assist and foster the spiritual lives of our residents.

“These are years to be lived with a sense of trusting abandonment into the hands of God, our provident and merciful Father. It is a time to be used creatively for deepening our spiritual life through more fervent prayer and commitment to the service of our brothers and sisters in charity.” 

Blessed Pope John Paul II, Letter to the Elderly, 1999

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