Are you a parent of a child entering 1st or 7th grade? If so, and you intend for your child(ren) to receive the Sacrament of First Holy Communion or Confirmation in 2019, please remember to register your child for R.E.P. (our Parish Religious Education Program). There is a 2 year preparation required by the Diocese to receive these Sacraments.
Registration is open now. Information can be found on the parish website here or by contacting the Religious Education Office at 533-7168 Ext. 306 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Last evening was a very blessed day in our parish! 84 students (7th & 8th graders) received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Ronald Gainer. As a parish community we rejoice and send prayers of thanksgiving in honor of these students:
If you did not have a chance to see the ABC 27 news interview with Deacon Mortel last evening, they captured some great clips live during Confirmation. You can read the article or watch the video here.
Last evening ABC 27 was interviewing Deacon Rod Mortel about the Hurricane touching down in Haiti. You can read the full interview and watch the video clip here. Following the interview, the News team set up in the Church and captured some live footage of 84 seventh and eighth grade students receiving Sacrament of Confirmation from the Bishop Ronald Gainer.
Once again we are reminded how blessed we are to have Deacon Mortel as part of our parish family!
Our parish community of St. Joan of Arc congratulates and rejoices with these couples recently united in marriage:
Devon Enders & Melissa Juliano
Robert Walizer & Katie Marine
Todd Miano & Madeline Gregorits
The parish community of St. Joan of Arc welcomes these newly baptized children of God:
A Message To Adult Catholics who have never received the Sacrament of Confirmation:
Adults who have already been baptized, made their First Holy Communion, but have not received the Sacrament of Confirmation are encouraged to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation to complete the Sacraments of Initiation.
If any adult is interested in receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation this year, please call or email the parish office for more information.
A great article was recently shared with us and we wanted to pass it along! You can find the article titled "More Than Just A Title: How to Be A Godparent" can be found on the CatholicLink website here
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