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61 Canal Rd. Orleans, MA 02653           508-255-0170           [email protected]

 

Welcome to St. Joan of Arc, a Roman Catholic Church and member of the Diocese of Fall River.  We are located in Orleans, Massachusetts. Orleans is a year-round community on the Lower Cape in southeastern Massachusetts, near the elbow of Cape Cod.  We are a faith-filled community with approximately 1,100 families. Both the upper church and the church hall are handicap accessible. Please take time to peruse our web site. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.

New Parishioners are always welcome. Please introduce yourselves to the priest or deacon after Mass or contact the parish office to register. We urge you to become active members of our Parish Family. Click here for more information.

 

 

MASS SCHEDULE - ORDINARY TIME

WEEKDAY MASS
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 8:00 am; Thursday: 5:00 pm 

WEEKEND MASS
 Saturday (Vigil): 5:00 pm
 Sunday: 8:00 am and 10:00 am

HOLY WEEK  - MASS SCHEDULE

Palm Sunday - Saturday Vigil Mass @ 5:00 pm; Sunday Masses @ 8:00 am and 10:00 am

Wednesday - Tenebrae Service - 7:00 pm

Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm

Good Friday - 3:00 pm

Holy Saturday

Easter Vigil - 7:00 pm

Easter Sunday - 8:00 am and 10:00 am


HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION 2024

January 1, Monday, Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God

March 31, Sunday, Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

May 9, Thursday, The Ascension of Our Lord

August 15, Thursday, The Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary

November 1, Friday, All Saints Day

December 9, Monday, The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

December 25, Wednesday, Christmas


CONFESSIONTuesday: 8:45 am, Thursday: 4:00 pm,  Saturday: 4:00 - 4:45 pm, or by appointment

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION - every Friday from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

BAPTISMS
By appointment.
Click HERE
to see Baptism guidelines 

MARRIAGE 
Arrangements 8 to 12 months in advance
Click HERE to read our Wedding Guidelines


THE HOLY ROSARY - immediately following the 8 am Mass on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday, and at 4:30 pm on Thursday.  All are welcome!  As Sr. Lucia, one of the three visionaries at Fatima said, the Rosary is “a simple method of getting closer to God”.

 

"Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these,"  Mark 10:14

As St. Joan of Arc Parish, we all work together to protect our children. Please visit the Diocesan Safe Environment page for information on how we protect the faithful, and the steps involved to minister, work, or volunteer in the Diocese. www.fallriverdiocese.org/office-of-safe-environment/

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