At St Frances of Rome Parish, we strive to grow as a community of prayer and worship.  We hope that these resources will help you deepen your own prayer life!  Check back here throughout the liturgical year for additional seasonal resources.

Lent: 2022 Worship Opportunities

The Worship Committee organized a series of prayer offerings for this Lenten season. We hope you will take advantage of these opportunities to worship and pray with the community.

Lent: 2021

Easter Sunday

At St Frances of Rome Parish, we strive to grow as a community of prayer and worship.  We hope that these resources will help you deepen your own prayer life! …

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday Saturday, April 3, 2021   Mark 16:1-7 Reflection by Ashley Logsdon Holy Saturday is an uncomfortable, in-between sort of day.  We are nearing the end of a long …

Good Friday

Good Friday Friday, April 2, 2021   John 18:1 - 19:42 Reflection by Father Lou Meiman I have never preached on Good Friday.  Not once.  In 33 years.  And the …

Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday Thursday, April 1, 2021   John 13:1-15 Reflection by Betty Ramser As I reflected on John 13:1-15, I was first struck by the emphasis on the washing of …

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Sunday, March 28, 2021   Mark 11:1-10 and Mark 14:1 – 15:47 Reflection by Deacon Ralph and Jane Bartley Christians around the world celebrate Palm Sunday, commemorating the …

Solemnity of the Annunciation

Solemnity of the Annunciation Thursday, March 25, 2021   Luke 1:26-38 Reflection by Barbara Trompeter and Patti Nash In the Gospel reading of the Annunciation, Mary is troubled and afraid …

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Fifth Sunday of Lent Sunday, March 21, 2021   John 11:1-45 Reflection by Jerry & Darlene Sheehan This Gospel reading is from Year A, the cycle of readings traditionally used …

Solemnity of Saint Joseph

Solemnity of Saint Joseph Friday, March 19, 2021   Matthew 1:16,18-21,24a Reflection by David Dutschke A reflection on St. Joseph, husband to Mary and step-father to Jesus. The readings today …

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Fourth Sunday of Lent Sunday, March 14, 2021   John 9:1-41 Reflection by Lucy Geerer This Gospel reading is from Year A, the cycle of readings traditionally used on this …

Feast of Saint Frances of Rome

Feast of Saint Frances of Rome Tuesday, March 9, 2021   Matthew 18:21-35 Reflection by Jo-Dee Jackson Happy feast day of Saint Frances of Rome! Our Gospel starts with Jesus …

Winter Retreat 2021

The staff of St. Frances of Rome and St. Leonard worked together to create a weekly Winter Retreat in January and February of 2021.

Winter Retreat, Week 1 – Epiphany & Longing for God

Epiphany & Longing for God Winter Retreat, Week 1 Introducing our Weekly Winter Retreat It's no secret that 2020 was a hard year.  As we enter into 2021, many of …

Winter Retreat, Week 2 – Begotten, Beloved, Adopted

Begotten, Beloved, Adopted Winter Retreat, Week 2 Divine Adoption "Almighty ever-living God, who, when Christ had been baptized in the River Jordan and as the Holy Spirit descended upon him, …

Winter Retreat, Week 3 – That All May Be One

That All May Be One Winter Retreat, Week 3 Prayer for Unity In a time of great division and polarization, we come to an important week of prayer for Christians …

Winter Retreat, Week 4 – Journeying with Saint Paul

Journeying with Saint Paul Winter Retreat, Week 4 Conversion of Saint Paul "O God, who taught the whole world through the preaching of the blessed Apostle Paul, draw us, we …

Winter Retreat, Week 5 – Embracing Both Sides of Celebration

Embracing Both Sides of Celebration Winter Retreat, Week 5 Nearing the end of our Weekly Winter Retreat In this second-to-last installment of our Winter Retreat, we welcome back Father Jerry …

Winter Retreat, Week 6 – Journeying Together through Marriage

Journeying Together through Marriage Winter Retreat, Week 6 Concluding our Weekly Winter Retreat As we reach the finale of our Winter Retreat, we hope that you have found this to …

Advent 2021 Video Series

St Frances of Rome and our sister parish, St Leonard, collaborated on a video series featuring musical selections, Scripture readings, reflections, and at-home prayers during Advent 2021.

Advent 2020 Video Series

St Frances of Rome and our sister parish, St Leonard, collaborated on a video series featuring musical selections, Scripture readings, reflections, and at-home prayers during Advent 2020.