Welcome to Saint Rose of Lima
Dear friends in Christ,
Welcome to the parish website for Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Saint Rose is a vibrant Catholic parish with over 2,000 registered families and a great preschool and school, thus serving the spiritual growth of people of all ages. Our purpose is to know, love, and serve the Lord Jesus Christ, and to proclaim his love to the world.
We hope that this website serves as a valuable resource for you to inform you of the many wonderful aspects of our life of faith here at Saint Rose. Please take some time to explore the many great things that we do at this church and ask the Lord to guide you in how you can be more involved in serving him by serving one another. We pray that the Lord bless you and those that you love and that He grant you peace in this life and eternal happiness in the life to come.
Jul 21 5:30pm
Bishop Spalding will be at Saint Rose to install Fr. Baker as our Pastor at the 5:30pm Mass. Join us for that Mass and a reception following!
What We Do as Catholics
About the Mass: The Institution Narrative04-15-2018Fr. Joe Fessenden
Before we dive into the individual Eucharistic Prayers, I want to look at the middle portion that all of them have in common, the institution narrative, the consecration when the bread and wine truly become the body, blood, soul, and divinity of Jesus Christ.
From there, the Canon proceeds into the Institution Narrative and the Consecration. Nicholas Gihr, in his book The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, poetically describes this moment of the Mass:READ MORE
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The Church Office will close at noon on Fridays throughout the summer.
The Weekend Backpack Food Ministry is now beginning to stock the Pantry for the preparation of the backpack bags for the 2018-2019 school year. Our first delivery of the Backpack bags is scheduled for Aug 10.