SFC’s Reopen Message from Fr. James
It is with an abundance of joy, we announce the return of the celebration of public Mass at SFC beginning June 1st with limited capacity.  35 households per Mass and will be seated as households and receive Holy Communion by households. Click here to watch Fr. James video on our YouTube channel.

VBS Program
Fr. James is excited to announce SFC is holding an online VBS program for this summer.  With COVID-19 our Summer is definitely different.  Because we are not able to all be together and hold our normal VBS program, Fr. James still wanted to give all families an opportunity to explore this wonderful program.  This includes Daily readings, songs and lots of fun activities for the family. Click here for more information.

Join others around the diocese in a Zoom summer program for teens grades 7 -12 and families with children of all ages, Be Saints! Click here for schedule.

St. Frances Cabrini Parish Guidelines To be Strictly Observed through June 30th
With the ongoing risk of COVID-19 there will be several changes and we ask for your patience and attentiveness when we return to Mass in the coming weeks. Click here to read guidelines.

Click Here for – A Prayer Amid an Epidemic


We hope you take a look around the site and find a home
in the ministries of our community located in Lebanon, Tennessee.


Mass Times

Our Mass schedule will be the following until further notice:

Monday through Friday –
Daily Mass at 8 A.M.

Friday Mass @ 12 Noon

Thursday – Spanish Mass at 7 PM

Weekend Masses:
Saturday Vigil @ 4:30 P.M., Spanish Mass @ 7 P.M.

Sunday Masses at 8:30 A.M., 11 A.M., and 2 P.M. Spanish Mass

Vigil 5:30 p.m.
Masses – 8:00 a.m. , 12 Noon &  7:00 p.m.

1st Friday mornings after the 8 a.m. Mass from 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.

1st Saturday of each month 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday at 7:35 a.m. and Saturday 4:00 p.m.

Saturday 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. and by appointment.

Celebrated on Sundays. Contact the parish office for details.

Second Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. Contact the parish office for details.

Arrangements are to be made at least six months in advance of wedding date. Don’t forget to schedule your pre-marital meetings with pastor; Also don’t forget, you will also be required to attend an Engaged Couples Retreat. No completion certificate, no ceremony! Call for an appointment.

Upon behalf of the Catholic community that comprises the parish of St. Frances Cabrini in Lebanon, Tennessee: I bid you welcome.

Within this website, we have attempted to make you aware of the many activities and ministries that serve not only the spiritual needs of our church community here in Lebanon but also point out our outreach efforts to the greater civil community in Middle Tennessee and the world beyond.

If you have any questions or topics that you wish to discuss with us, please use our “contact page” and we will attempt to give you a quick response. We also welcome your comments as to how the website could be improved as we attempt to communicate the “good news” of the Gospel to those near or far.

Rev. James Panackal, CMI


July 2020 Lay Minister Schedule

  • Dispensation from Obligation to Attend Mass has been extended through August 3rd by Bishop Spalding
  • Masses are being livestreamed daily on Facebook via the Carmel Center’s Facebook page and St. Frances Cabrini Facebook page.
    Weekday: Monday– Saturday Rosary at 7:35 A.M. and Mass at 8 A.M. follows
  • Please continue to watch our website, your email, Facebook and Instagram pages for updates.
  • No Church events until further notice.

Please Click Here for Bishop Spalding Letter and Decree (6/24/20)

Online Giving:  A Secure & Convenient Way to Contribute to Your Parish.  Online donations may be made at any time from the comfort of your own home or any place with internet access by clicking here for online giving.   All Online donations are credited to your tax statement for the end of the year and you can change your account preferences and donation amounts at any time.

Effective immediately, Bishop Spalding has dispensed all the faithful of the
Diocese of Nashville from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass, up to and including April 3, 2020. All public celebrations of Mass and all other gatherings are cancelled through the same date, April 3. We will continue to monitor the situation and may extend this time frame if necessary. Weddings, funerals, and baptisms may proceed in consultation with the pastors, but you will be asked to limit attendance to immediate family only.

We will keep you updated.

-Peace & Blessings-