The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is Wednesday, August 15 and is a Holy Day of Obligation. Mass times are Tuesday Vigil Mass at 5:30 and Wednesday at 8:15 am, 12:10 and 5:30 pm.
Middle & High school students are invited to join us this Sunday, August 12th for H2WHOA WATER GAMES! We will meet on the hill at SJA from 6:00–7:30 pm. Prepare to get wet! Bring a towel to clean up. Swimsuits (one piece, ladies) or old clothes may be worn. In the interest of modesty, both girls and boys must wear shirts -- we don't want to see any belly buttons!
ADULT CHAPERONES ARE NEEDED!
Please RSVP to Cindy by EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org or TEXT: 765-438-1425 if you can help.
Know someone fallen away from the Church or someone who is not yet Catholic, then join us in praying the Saint Monica novena in preparation for her feast day on August 27th.
·Don’t forget to fill out a petition card for the person/people you are praying for (In the church in front of the altar)
·Copies of the usual prayers that we use for the perpetual novena each Friday will be available at the parish corner and are located here.
·Say the prayers on your own each day (August 18 – 26) or join us after Mass any weekday there is Mass at Saint Joan of Arc.
-Every Friday throughout the year we pray to St. Monica after Mass for those who have no faith and those who have left the Church that they come to know the Catholic faith and become one with the Church.
SRE and Veritas begins Sunday, September 9. You should have received a letter from Fr. Arbuckle, Tami Maurer and Cindy McClure with meeting dates and other important info! If you did not please call the parish office 765-865-9964.
New this year! We have on-line registration and payment for SRE and Veritas! Click here to register your children today!
“The Peace of Prayer in the LIfe of Saint Clare”
August 2-10 this will be the theme that the guest priests and deacons focus on nightly when they give their homily along with Benediction each evening. On Saturday, August 11 at 6:30 am, the Holy Mass for the Solemnity of St. Clare will be celebrated. Click here to see what the theme and who the guest homilist is each evening.
The 1st Sunday of each month St. Joan of Arc collects pantry items and cash donations to be used throughout the month at the St. Vincent de Paul store downtown. These donations go a long way to help those who are in need of the basic necessities - food, toiletries, assistance on gas or electric bills, medications, etc. There is much work done to assess the needs of those who receive assistance. Your help is greatly appreciated!
Sid and Donna Hayden continue to follow God's call and will be moving on (once again) and SJA will be in need of a part-time business manager. For a description of the job and requirements as well as an application click here.
SJA and SP middle school, high school, and college age students and families are invited! Our charter bus rolls at 6:30 am from the SJA parking lot, and we’ll return around midnight on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
A Safe & Sacred Protocol certified parent or adult guardian (age 21+) is required for ALL MS youth entering grades 6 – 8 this fall; one adult can chaperone up to 6 youth. Chaperones will receive a discount! Chaperones will be assigned to HS youth as well.
Trip cost is $65 per person and includes the charter bus, ride & swim park admission, and snack. Hurry and reserve your spot now – the permission form and payment are due by Monday, July 9, 2018!
High school youth are invited to consider applying to serve on the 2018-2019 Veritas Youth Council. Applications are available below and at the hard copies at the entrances. This is your opportunity to serve the Church in a fun, prayer-powered and unique way! Questions about what’s involved? Contact Cindy McClure (865-9967) for more details! Applications are due by Friday, July 13, 2018!