December 01/02
Advent Begins

Giving Trees are in each vestibule. St. Joan of Arc supports several different organizations through the generous donations of gifts. gift cards and your time.  Please consider taking an ornament from the tree and return the weekend of December 16/17 and place your gift on the altar. 

December 07/08 – Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Holy Day of Obligation)

  • Friday, December 7: 7:00 PM Vigil Mass
  • Saturday, December 8: 9:00 AM Mass 

Sunday, December 16 – Giving Tree Collection of Gifts and Distribution
If you participated in the Giving Tree, please return the ornament along with your gift to the church by 12:00 PM. Gifts will be sorted and delivered that afternoon.   We are most grateful for your generosity.

Sunday December 16 – 24 – Simbang Gabi Mass (Misa de Gallo)
All are invited to join us for out Filipino tradition of a nine day novena.  Simbang Gabi, which translates into “Mass of the night”, is a devotional nine day novena of Masses in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary to usher the birth of Christ. This tradition was brought to the Philippines by the Spanish friars over 300 years ago and St Joan of Arc has been celebrating this tradition since  2008.

  • December 16-23: Masses every night at 7:00 PM followed by fellowship and refreshments in the MPR.
  • December 24:, 5:30 AM Mass followed by fellowship and refreshments outside by the St. Joan of Arc statue (no 9:00 AM mass)

Tuesday, December 18
Individual Reconciliation Service at 5:30 – 6:30 PM.

Wednesday, December 19

Individual Reconciliation at 5:30 – 6:30 PM.

Saturday, December 22

Individual Reconciliation 3:00 – 5:00 PM.

December 24

  • Christmas Eve Masses with caroling before each Mass3:00 PM Family Mass, 5:00 PM Family Mass, 6:30 PM Mass, 8:00 PM Mass, 10:00 PM Mass, 11:30 PM Service of Lessons and Carols, 12:00 AM Midnight Mass

December 25 – The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas Day-Holy Day of Obligation)

  • Masses:  9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, and 12:00 PM

December 29/30 – Feast of the Holy Family

  • Masses: Saturday 5:30 PM,  Sunday 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, and 12:00 PM

Monday, January 01 –  Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God

  • Mass: 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM

January 05/06 – Solemnity of The Epiphany

  • Masses: Saturday 5:30 PM,  Sunday 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, and 12:00 PM (Santo Niño Mass)