Our Youth Minister, John Triscik, captured this beautiful image of our altar. If you have any pictures you would like to share, please send them to email@example.com
Merry Christmas! The Season is upon us in which we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. The priests, deacon, sisters, and parish staff wish you a joy-filled, peaceful and loving Christmas Season. I personally want to welcome all of our visitors to our parish at this time of year. Please know that you are always welcome. At this time of year, the Lord calls people to the Church who may have gone astray. Know that you too are welcome and if there is anything we can do for you here at St. Joan of Arc to help you participate more fully in the life of the Church we will do it! The gift of faith is a precious one and, whether that faith is strong or weak, the Church is here to assist you in coming to know and love and serve our Lord Jesus Christ, whose birth we celebrate today. May God bless you and all our parishioners during this special time of year!
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Saturday, December 31st - Vigil Mass: 5:15pm
Sunday, January 1st - Masses: 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12 Noon, 5:30pm
December 24, 2016: Christmas Vigil Masses
5:00 PM Church
5:15 PM Gymnasium - Overflow to Cafeteria
5:30 PM Cafeteria - Overflow to Cafeteria
8:00 PM Church
12:00 PM Church - Music begins at 11:30pm
December 25, 2016: Christmas Day Masses
9:00 AM Church
11:00 AM Church
Parish Office Hours: Christmas 2016
The parish office will close for Christmas at noon on Friday, December 23rd. It will remain closed through December 27th and will reopen on December 28th at 8:00am.
For New Years the parish office will close at Noon on Friday, December 30th and reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd.
Date: Sunday, December 18
Time: Drop in 1:00 - 4:00pm
Father Al warmly invites the faithful volunteers of our parish to a very special Christmas gathering in honor of the time and service you graciously contribute throughout the year. We would like to thank each of you on behalf of our entire parish community.
We hope you can drop in to join us for some food, drinks and companionship as we celebrate and thank you for the blessings of time, talent, and treasure you bring to our parish of St. Joan of Arc.
On Monday, December 19th we will be decorating the Church for Christmas. Decorating will take place following the 9:00am Mass and at 7:00pm that evening. All help is welcomed and needed. Please remember many hands make light work! Thank you for your support in making our church beautiful as we celebrate the Christmas Season.
Please join us on Sunday, December 18th at 7:00pm for an Advent Penance Service. Several priests will be available to hear confessions.
There will be no confessions on Saturday, December 24th.
Saint Joseph can help us to live a most fruitful Advent, and for many reasons. Let us quietly meditate upon five extraordinary virtues of this greatest of all saints so that we can live a most fervent Advent season and allow Jesus to be born in the depths of our hearts this Christmas!
This article is published by The Catholic Gentlemen. You can read it in full here
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