Come join us on Saturday July 8th after the 5 PM Mass (6 PM) for a delicious Community Chicken Dinner cooked by the Knights of Columbus. Enjoy fried chicken, mashed potatoes, watermelon, corn on the cob, drinks and cake for $10 per person.
This Summer, take some time for rest, reflection and renewal of your faith. Join fellow adult parishioners for our Parish Summer Retreat: “33 Days to Morning Glory” – a guided retreat facilitated by Deacon Ray Van Pelt. The retreat begins on July 15th and ends with a consecration at Mass on the Feast of the Assumption on August 15th. All adults welcome! Sign up here.
Our Men's Group is back in session. This year spiritual efforts will be focused on the Knights of Columbus series: “Into the Breach.” This series is a “call to battle for Catholic men which urges them to wholeheartedly embrace masculine virtues in a world at crisis.” All adult men welcome.
Catholic Bible Study with Deacon Ray is for all adults wanting to learn more about the scriptures and their own faith. This year we are excited to be focusing on the Gospel of John. New participants welcome year round. Tuesdays @ 10 AM.
Join us for our LAST 11:15 AM Alive! Mass before the Summer as we join our awesome Parish Mission presenter Steve Angrisano in Sunday Worship. Kids are welcome to sing - just show up for practice at 10:15 AM!
Steve Angrisano is an internationally recognized Catholic composer, presenter, and passionate music missionary. For over two decades, Steve has traveled around the world, sharing his unique blend of humor, story, and song. Come join us for two inspiring and amazing evenings of song, prayer, fellowship, fun and healing by one of the foremost Catholic presenters and songwriters of our time.
On Sunday February 5th we will have our next Parish Faith Formation Event: ‘Lent Journey 2023: Are You Ready?’ Come and prepare for the Season of Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on February 22nd. Parish Faith Formation is for ALL parishioners, young and old, families and singles. We will have hospitality, music, prayer, seasonal activities and discussion for all ages.
After a three-year hiatus our annual Couples Dinner is returning – just in time for St. Valentine’s Day. Treat your beloved to a lovely night out starting at 5 PM Mass with a renewal of vows, followed by cocktails and a catered dinner with other married couples and singles. Celebrate Catholic Marriage with us!
[This event is now postponed to February 26] On Sunday, Feb 12th from 9:45-10:45, Deacon Ray will give a presentation on his amazing pilgrimage with Maryknoll Missionaries to El Salvador and Guatemala last month. This presentation takes place in the Church Hall with hospitality and refreshments provided. All are invited.
The Knights of Columbus will host a delicious pasta dinner on Saturday, February 18th in SJA parish hall to raise support for our seminarians for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Tickets are $15 and are available from the Parish Office and after select Masses in January.
On Tuesday, February 21st, the Knights of Columbus will be cooking up their Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner. The menu will include Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage and Hash Browns. Dinner available eat-in or to-go from 5 PM until 7 PM downstairs in the Church Hall. Tickets at the door.
Ash Wednesday is not a day of obligation in the Catholic Church but is a great way to participate in a beautiful and ancient Catholic tradition and get your Lenten experience off to a prayerful start. Masses at 8:30 AM and 7:00 PM.
One of the most popular events of the year returns this Lent: The Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry, followed by celebration of Stations Of The Cross. Fridays in Lent, until March 31st. Doors open 4:30 PM; Stations at 7 PM.
On Sunday March 5th we will have our next Parish Faith Formation Event: ‘Lent Journey 2023: Water, Life, Light.’ We will learn how Baptism is at the center of our Lenten experience. Parish Faith Formation is for ALL parishioners, young and old, families and singles! We will have hospitality, music, prayer, seasonal activities and discussion for all ages.
Our second annual ‘Irish Night @ SJA’ is coming to the Parish Hall at St. Joan of Arc on Saturday, March 11, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Enjoy a delicious Corn Beef & Cabbage dinner cooked by the Knights of Columbus, followed by dessert and live Irish Music Entertainment. Click here for tickets!
Prepare your heart for Easter by coming to our special Reconciliation Service on Tuesday, March 21st, 6:30 – 8:00 PM. A brief service will be followed by confessions. A number of priests will be available, so we encourage everyone to plan to come as opportunities may be limited closer to Easter.
Holyweek is the highest point of the Church Year and culminates in the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the central event of our Christian faith. It is such a big deal that it takes several days to celebrate it properly! Make a point of joining us for ALL the amazing Masses and events!