Life Chain - Respect Life Sunday - October 6

Life Chain - Respect Life Sunday - October 6

National Life Chain Sunday will be held October 6. Our parish will participate once again on the St. Joan front lawn along Dixon Road.

  • FREE Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 in the SJPII Room

  • Sing the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 2:00 pm on the circle

  • Pray silently for the end of abortion from 2:30 - 3:30

We will also hold a collection for clothing and funds to support Birthright that weekend in the kiosk.

St. Padre Pio Relics at St. Patrick Monday, September 16!

St. Padre Pio Relics at St. Patrick Monday, September 16!

There will be public veneration of the relics of St. Padre Pio at St. Patrick Catholic Church on Monday, September 16, 2019 from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm. Mass will be at 6:00 pm. Volunteers are greatly needed for this event. If you can assist, please contact St. Patrick parish office at 765-452-6021. Attached is a volunteer form that you can also complete. Click here for more info on this event.

Volunteer Form

John Michael Talbot at Tipton High School on Sunday, September 22 at 2 pm

John Michael Talbot at Tipton High School on Sunday, September 22 at 2 pm

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church presents a benefit concert featuring Grammy/ Dove Award Winning Christian Music Pioneer John Michael Talbot on Sunday, September 22 at 2 pm at Tipton High School Auditorium. General seating is $25 and VIP seating is $50. The proceeds will benefit their church building fund. To order tickets online visit: www.stjohntipton.com.

Women's Book Group - All the Light We Cannot See

Women's Book Group - All the Light We Cannot See

Join the Women’s Book Group in September as we begin All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize along with many other awards, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to come together with other women to read and discuss this compelling and uplifting novel!

We begin meeting weekly on Thursday, September 12 at 6 pm (room to be determined once I know how many will be attending). Please contact Jan Marrah at jan@saintjoan.org or 765-865-6684 to purchase a book ($11) and to let me know to expect you. Inserted in the book is a reading and meeting schedule

If you want to meet awesome women, make new friends AND read awesome books - this is the group for you! Hope to see you this fall.

FUNFEST 2019 - Saturday, August 24

FUNFEST 2019 - Saturday, August 24

We’ll be having summer time fun at St. Joan of Arc on Saturday, August 24! Here is our schedule.
Kids Bracelet’s are $10 and will give them fun all evening long. Remember we will be having our $5,000 raffle at 9:00 - tickets are $100 each but only 200 will be sold!

  • Mass at 4:00!

  • Dan’s Fish and Tenderloin Fry - 4:30 - 7:30

  • Bounce Houses and Kid’s Games - 5:00 - 8:00

  • Beer Garden (21+) - 5:00 - 9:30

  • DJ Jacob Jansen - 5:00 - 9:00

  • Black Jack (21+) - 6:00 - 10:00

  • Bingo (21+) - 6:00 - 8:00

  • Live Auction with Fr. Arbuckle - 8:00

  • FIREWORKS - 9:15

Special Screening of Bishop Barron’s Pivotal Players on Venerable Fulton Sheen

Special Screening of Bishop Barron’s Pivotal Players on Venerable Fulton Sheen

Going on the September 6th pilgrimage to Fulton Sheen’s tomb in Peoria or just interested in the life of Fulton Sheen?  Then come to the special screening on Tuesday, August 27 from 7-8 pm in the St. John Paul II Room at Saint Joan of Arc.  Contact Chad Grube at cgrube@saintjoan.org or 626-7005 if you have questions or are interested in the pilgrimage.

St. Monica Novena begins Sunday, August 18

St. Monica Novena begins Sunday, August 18

The annual novena for asking St. Monica’s intercession for non-practicing Catholics, non-Catholic family members and friends, and unbaptized children of family members goes from August 18 through 26.

Please fill out a petition card (available at the parish corner and attached below) and place in the box at the altar by the Saint Monica icon.  We will then pray for those names for the next year.

Copies of the novena are also available at the parish corner and below.  We will also be praying the novena before or after Mass each day.

St. Monica Prayer
St. Monica prayer intention (person)

Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of Venerable Fulton Sheen

Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of Venerable Fulton Sheen

The details for the pilgrimage to Peoria to visit the tomb of Venerable (soon-to-be Blessed) Fulton Sheen have now been finalized.  Total costs for transportation and food is only $50.  Space is limited to 56 people.  If interested or for more information, please contact Chad Grube at cgrube@saintjoan.org or at (765) 626-7005.

 7 am                    Leave Kokomo

11:00 am             Fulton Sheen Museum

12:00 pm             Mass at Sacred Heart

12:45 pm             Boxed lunches from Panera

2:30 pm               Cathedral tour & visit tomb of Sheen

3:30 pm               Leave Peoria

7:30 pm               Approximate return to Kokomo

The body of this renown writer, speaker, and evangelizer has recently returned to Peoria, IL. In addition, September 20th marks the 100th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, and in the last few days, Pope Francis has announced that Sheen will be beatified. In honor of Venerable Fulton J. Sheen, we are organizing a one-day pilgrimage to Peoria on an upcoming Friday in September or October. If interested, please contact Chad Grube by July 31st at cgrube@saintjoan.org or at (765) 626-7005.

Here is the article on Venerable Sheen’s upcoming beatification.
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/edward-pentin/venerable-archbishop-fulton-sheen-to-be-beatified