St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus Church (Bronx, New York)

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The Church of St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus
General information
Town or city Bronx, New York City
Country United States of America
Construction started 1929
Completed 1930, 1970 (rebuilt to new designs)
Demolished c.1969 (fire)
Client Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Design and construction
Architect Anthony J. DePace

The Church of St. Theresa of the Infant Jesus is a Roman Catholic parish church under the authority of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 2855 St. Theresa Avenue, Bronx, New York City. It was established in 1927.

The plans for the first church for this congregation was drawn up and built 1930 by architect Anthony J. DePace, a Bronx resident who designed many buildings for Catholic clients throughout the Northeastern United States. When the church was destroyed by fire around 1970 it was rebuilt in a modern style by DePace.

The parish also has a school, which was originally run by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill. Principals included: Sr. Mary Bernard, OP, Sr. Theresa Francis, OP, Elaine F. Ludwig, Anne Gevlin and Josephine Fannelli.


Coordinates: 40°50′59.26″N 73°50′0.11″W / 40.8497944°N 73.8333639°W / 40.8497944; -73.8333639