​2800 E Ramon Rd Palm Springs, Ca. 92264
Phone: 760-323-2669
Fax: 760-322-8581​​

Catholic Church

Founded in 1948

St. Theresa

​​​St. Theresa School


School Administrator:

Michael Keno

School Secretary:

​Leticia Urquiza


Jackie Macias ~ Office Manager

Mary Arthen ~ Parish Secretary
Parish Office email:

Erika Gonzalez -

Catechesis  &Youth Ministry Coordinator
760-323-4351 ext. 306   

Alex Villalobos - Program Assistant

760-323-4351 ext. 315

Parish Office Hours
Monday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lunch: 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Rev. John Kavcak, M.S.C.
This parish is staffed by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (M.S.C.) 

He was born in Pennsylvania, on July 12, 1946, to John C. and Mary (Kereb) Kavcak. He graduated from Holy Family Parochial School, Nazareth, PA, in 1960. In the fall of that year, he entered Sacred Heart Mission Seminary in Geneva, IL, where Fr. John completed four years of secondary education and one year of college. In 1965-66, he attended De Paul University, Chicago, for a second year of college. He entered the novitiate in Youngstown, OH, in 1966, making his first profession of vows in 1967. He completed his college studies at Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, Center Valley, PA, and in 1969, continued his studies for the priesthood at Catholic Theological Union (CTU), Chicago, Il, making perpetual profession of vows in 1970. From CTU, he received the M.Div. degree.Fr. John was ordained a priest by Bp. Joseph McShea, D.D., in Nazareth, on June 9, 1973

​On July 1, 2013 he was appointed pastor of St. Theresa Parish in Palm Springs, CA​