Welcome to St. Joan of Arc, a Roman
Catholic church and member of the Diocese of Fall River. We are situated
in Orleans, Massachusetts. Orleans is a resort community on the outer
Cape in southeastern Massachusetts, at the elbow of Cape Cod. The
church consists of 1100 families of many nationalities and all ages.
We are a faith-filled community and this is a joy!
The wonderful spirit of generosity and hospitality of our parish is a
constant beacon of welcome for all who seek the warm embrace of solace and
friendship. This is a special charisma which continually strengthens
and inspires us.
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 welcome. Please introduce
yourselves to the priest after Mass or call the office to register. We urge you to become active members of our
A letter from the Bishops of Massachusetts
Catholics of the Commonwealth
We write as
your pastors; we write also at a critical moment for the
Catholic Church in Massachusetts, in the nation and throughout
the world. The issue which confronts us all, but especially
confronts us as bishops, is the sexual abuse crisis that has
again enveloped the life of the Church. ...
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NOTE THE FALL, WINTER, SPRING SCHEDULE
8:00 & 10:00 a.m. [Sept.
(after Labor Day) through June]
8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.
(July through Labor Day)
||5:00 pm Vigil, 8:00 and Noon on the Holy Day
|Sat. 4:00 - 4:45 P.M.
or by appointment
||8:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday
Wednesdays before Mass at 7:45 a.m.
||By Appointment. See Baptism Guidelines
||By Appointment 9 to 12 months in advance ... please read our guideline
at forms\Wedding Guidelines