Welcome to the parish of St. Joan of Arc! We currently have about 2600 families registered in our church and are happy to now count you among our parish family. This page was especially designed for new parishioners and is meant to be a tool to guide you through all of the many resources our parish has to offer.
Once you register with our parish, a member of our Welcome Ministry will reach out to formally welcome you to our church community and provide you with some helpful information.
Until then, if you need any assistance or have any questions, please feel free to call our office at 717-533-7168 or email the Welcome Ministry at: new2SJA@stjoanhershey.org
Welcome to the St. Joan of Arc family! If you haven't already, please take a moment to register yourself and family members so that we may include you in our parish community.
Weekly Mass and Confession times, as well as special Mass Schedules for Holy Days of Obligation are listed on our website.
Our clergy at St. Joan of Arc consists of our Pastor, Parochial Vicar, Hospital Chaplain for the Hershey Medical Center and a Deacon. You can familiarize yourself with the people who fill these roles and access their contact information via the link below. This page also contains the same information for the parish staff.
Father Al and our Welcome Ministry hosts a New Parishioner Reception about every 6 months. The upcoming event dates are April 22, 2017 and October 21, 2017 - Both following the 5:15pm Mass. To learn more about this event, please click the button below.
St. Joan of Arc has several bible study groups that meet regularly. If you are interested in participating in any of them, please feel free to join any of the groups during their scheduled meeting times.
We are a large parish with over 2500 registered families. There are many ways to stay connected to the Church and everything that is going on. We have several social media pages such as; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest. Our bulletins are available online as well as each Sunday's Homilies. We also have a blog that is updated daily with announcements, events and inspirations that can be delivered directly to your email each day. Our monthly e-newsletter is one of the best way to keep up with what's going on in the parish. The announcements page and upcoming events are also two places on our website you should become familiar with.
If you wish to enroll your children in our school, or if they are attending the public school and need to be enrolled in REP, click on the buttons below to get started. If you have a Middle or High Schooler, select Youth Ministry to see the great programs we have to offer your teen!
St. Joan of Arc has a rich history dating back to 1913. To learn more about our parish history, click below.
There are many organizations within our parish (referred to as ministries) that pull together to help meet the needs of the parish and our church community. If you are not already involved with one of these great groups, we invite you to consider learning more about any of them that may spark your interest.
We have a page designed specifically to help parishioners identify new people and families to help them feel more welcome. Please consider sharing the news you are here.
If you gave electronically at your previous parish, or are considering making the transition, we gathered all the information you will need and put everything in one place. It only takes a few minutes to set up an account.