Inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ, St. Joan of Arc School fosters academic excellence, responsibility to self, and service to others.

St. Joan of Arc Church

Parish Events

Thursday Morning Advent Series

Catholicism with Bishop Barron (on DVD). 8:30-9:45am in the Rectory Basement:
November 29, Mary the Mother of God
December 6, The Mystical Union of Christ and the Church
December 13, World Without End: The Last Things
No registration required. Join us for beautiful teachings and a bit of sharing. 

Lunch Help

 St. Joan of Arc School is looking for 2 full-time lunch/playground monitors. This is a paid position requiring a year-long commitment. If you are interested in becoming a monitor, please contact Shelley DiBacco at 440-247-6530.

November Youth Group Events

High School Youth Group will meet on 11/11 from 6:30-8pm for a social justice night on hunger. Middle School Youth Group will meet on 11/18 from 6:30-8pm for a night about gratitude. Please bring a clean and empty mason jar! Visit the Youth Ministry webpage for more information.

Christmas Oplatki

Christmas Oplatki wafers are now available in the Gathering Area for a monetary donation. There are 4 Oplatki wafers in each envelope.

PSR Sunday Classes

There are no PSR classes on Sunday, November 25 for Kindergarten, Grades 7-8, and High School Theology because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes for our elementary children on Monday, November 26.

Office of Faith Formation

 Sr. Judy is in need of 1-2 parents who can help in the Office of Faith Formation on Sunday mornings to answer calls, check attendance information, and help with door monitoring from 10:45am-12noon. This help would be needed on a monthly rotational basis. Call Sr. Judy at 440-247-3606 if you are interested.

Christmas Tea

The Women's Guild invites all ladies of our Parish to a Giving Cookies Christmas Tea. The Tea will be held in our Parish Hall on Wednesday, December 12 at 2pm. We are in need of Christmas cookies and tins! Please drop off all donations to the Parish Hall. RSVP to the Tea by December 3 by calling Gerry Koprowski at 440-591-5182.

Baptismal Preparation Class

All new and expectant parents who have never attended a baptismal preparation class are required to do so before the baptism of their child. The next program will be held on Monday, November 19th at 7pm in the Gathering Area of the Church. To register please contact Diana Guritza at 440-552-1046.

Advent Wreath Making

Families are invited to come to the Parish Hall and design Advent Wreaths on Saturday, December 1 at 10am. Please RSVP to Sr. Ann Marie at 440-247-1141 by Monday, November 26. The cost per wreath is $15.

High School Youth Group

On Saturday, December 15, the HS Youth Group is going to the Cleveland Catholic Youth Conference (CCYC) at John Carroll University. The cost is $35 and payable by check to St. Joan of Arc Parish by November 26. For more information and to register, visit the HS Youth Ministry page.

Sacrament of Reconciliation Parent Meeting

The Sacrament of Reconciliation Parent Meeting (parents only) is Thursday, November 29, from 7:00-8:15pm in the Parish Hall. We will speak about the meaning of reconciliation in our lives and in the lives of our children, and the important role you have as parents in the preparation of your child’s reception of the sacrament. We look forward to meeting with you on November 29.

"Countdown to Kindergarten" Visit Day

Any child who will be ready for Kindergarten in the fall of 2019 is invited to come and spend some time in our Kindergarten classroom on November 29. Our visitors will be working on a fun project with our current Kindergarteners. Two time slots are available: 9-10am and 12:45-1:45pm. Come see what we are all about! Register by calling the school office at 440-247-6530.

Shawl Ministry

If you would like to pick up a shawl for a loved one, please contact Nicole DeMille at 516-428-4206. Shawls are free and made with love by members of our Shawl Ministry.

Holy Hour & Adoration

 Join us for a Holy Hour of prayer on Thursday, December 6 from 7-8pm followed by adoration throughout the night until 8am. It will be an opportunity to gather as a community to pray for our world and for our personal needs in the presence of Christ our Savior. All are welcome

Youth Ministry needs parent volunteers!

For Youth Ministry to have successful events, we need parent volunteers! For safety reasons, all events must have a minimum of 2 adults. Therefore, we are looking for parents willing to chaperone events. We currently need several adults for both the 12/15 event and the 12/23 event. Please let Allie know if you’re willing to help out by calling at 440-247-4316 or emailing

Prayers for Ill & Deceased

 If you or your loved one would like to be placed on the prayer list in the bulletin, please call the office at 440-247-7183.

Save the Date!

St. Joan of Arc PTO will be sponsoring "Breakfast with Santa" on Saturday, December 8. This event promises to be fun for the entire family so be sure to mark the date on your calendars.

Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil: 4:30pm
Sundays: 8:00 am, 10:00 am & Noon
***Beginning December 2018, 9:00am & 11:00am*** 

Daily Mass:
Monday, Thursday, Friday 8:00am
Tuesday 9:00am September through May
                8:00am June, July, and August
Civic Holidays: 9:00am
Baptism: Celebrated at most weekend masses or on most Sundays at 1:00pm. (At 12:00 noon beginning December 2018.) Contact the Parish Office.

Sat. 3:30 pm - until all are heard
(Advent & Lent on Sat. from 3:15-4:00 pm)

Eucharistic Adoration:
On Thursday before the 1st Friday
of the month at 7pm


Register as a Parishioner: Click Here 
Baptisms: Call the parish office at 440-247-7183
Weddings: Call the parish office at 440-247-7183
Funerals: Call the parish office at 440-247-7183
First Communion: Click Here
Confirmation: Click Here
Letter of Permission (Godparent/Sponsor): Click Here
Adult RCIA: Click Here 

Recent Bulletins

Parish Rosary Count

Weekly Total:            86
November Total:      171
Grand Total:              171

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St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church

496 East Washington Street
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022
P: 440-247-7183
F: 440-247-2327

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