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Church of Saint Therese - (533)

General Information

Founded: 1954
Deanery: 3
Location: 4137 Portsmouth Blvd Chesapeake VA 23321-2127 -
Postal Address: 4137 Portsmouth Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23321
Phone: (757) 488-2553
Fax: (757) 465-4086
Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30-4:00; (Summer Mon-Th: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM; Fri: 8:30 AM-2:00 PM [Memorial Day wkend thru Labor Day])

Mass / Reconciliation Times


9:00 AM (Wed. & Thurs.) , 6:45 PM (Tuesdays)


5:00 PM Sunday: 8:30 AM , 11:00 AM

Holy Day:

7:00 PM (Call the parish to confirm)

Summer Vigil:

5:00 PM

Summer Sunday:

8:30 AM , 11:00 AM

Special Mass:

6:45 PM (Evening Prayer (Vespers) Mon., Wed. & Thursday )


4:00 PM (Saturday or by appointment)


Pastor: Rev. Kevin O'Brien, Ph.D.
Pastor Email:
Permanent Deacon: Rev. Mr. Frederick Allen, III

Other Ministries

Special Ministry:

Aids patients' Meal Preparation

Angel Tree Prison Ministry

Bon Secours-Maryview Nursing Home

Oasis Social Ministry (Thanksgiving Food Collection and Thanksgiving in July)

Grief support group

Walk for Hope and Walk for Hunger

Homeless Shelter

Migrant Ministry

Ministry of Care

Ministry of Consolation

Norton/Appalachian Ministry

Parkinson's Support Group

Red Cross Blood Drives