St. Joan of Arc at 200 E 78th Ave., Merrillville, IN 46410 US - HomeWelcome to Saint Joan of Arc
St. Joan of Arc welcomes you. Here you will find the latest news and information about our church. Please take a moment to visit the online Calendar for upcoming events and our News page for featured articles. Visitors are invited to sign up for our online mailing list for special news and announcements. We hope you enjoy your visit and encourage you to check back often for updates!
All Catholics 18 and older living in the area and regularly worshipping here are encouraged to register. Formal registration is required for persons wishing to participate in Sacramental Preparation for Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Reconciliation and Marriage. Baptism of Confirmation sponsors must be registered and able to practice prior to reception of the sacrament.
Being a member of our community means that each one of us is faithful in sharing of the gifts that God has given us. We are asked to share our faith and prayer; our time, ability and knowledge and our financial resources with the parish for the good of God’s people.
Sunday: 9:00AM and 11:00AM
Daily: 8:00AM M-F Rosary prayed before Mass
The parents must be registered and practicing members of the parish. Godparents must be active members of a parish and recommended by their pastor. Adults and/or children seeking
baptism do so according to the Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults. Please call the Parish Office.
Saturday afternoon from 4:00PM to 4:30PM. Communal celebration of Reconciliation seasonally scheduled.
Preparation takes place in Religious Education classes or a Catholic grade school. All other parishioners wishing confirmation please call the Parish Office to arrange preparation.
Prior to setting a date, the marriage plans and preparation should be arranged at least 6 months before the desired wedding date, sooner if at all possible. Please contact the Parish Office.
Anointing of the Sick and Visitation
Anyone seriously ill, hospitalized for major surgery or advanced age may be anointed by contacting the Parish Office. Due to the HIPPA laws, the Parish is not always informed of a
hospital stay. If you would like a visit, a family member should contact the Parish Office. Anointing of the Sick every First Friday of the month during the 8:00AM Liturgy.