St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
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      This group of adults is concerned with the promotion and enhancement among all ages of  parishioners to understand their faith and spiritually grow so they can live a healthy Christian life through the sacraments (including the Rite of Catholic Initiation of Adults [RCIA]) , Catholic traditions and missionary love of God and neighbor.

 

The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm.  You are welcome to come and share with us your concerns and ideas. Do you hear a call to help in these endeavors?

Please contact Tim Kelley at 828-777-1514 to find out more.


 
 
 

Mission

The mission of the Faith Formation Commission is to promote knowledge and understanding of our faith among all ages so we can live a Christian life, follow Catholic teachings and traditions, and grow spiritually, encouraging intergenerational and multicultural experiences in order to build a strong community in Christ.

 
       

 
SJA's Faith Formation Coordinator works in conjunction with a group of excellent, devoted volunteer catechists to provide Sunday morning religious education to the children of the parish and to prepare them for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist, and Confirmation, and for life as adult Catholics.
   
  Please contact Maria Eva Tabora to find out more.    
       


Are you presently not Catholic, but wondering what we as Catholics believe?  Whether you are thinking about becoming Catholic or are just curious, we have something for you.  Please talk to Father Dean (English) or Teresa Barrera (Spanish) for more information.  We also have adult Bible study currently going on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 while the children are in faith formation.  Come join us!

¿No eres actualmente católico, pero preguntándote qué creemos nosotros como católicos? Ya sea que usted esté pensando en ser católico o simplemente curioso, tenemos algo para usted. Por favor, hable con el Padre Dean (Inglés) o Teresa Barrera (Español) para más información. También tenemos un estudio bíblico para adultos actualmente en marcha los miércoles por la noche a las 6:30, mientras que los niños están en la formación de la fe. ¡Ven y únete a nosotros! 

     

     


 


 


     



 

 


Schedule

 

     

    First Reconciliation and
First Communion
   

Classes for these Sacraments start Tuesday, January 23, at 6:30 PM.  There are three requirements:

1)    Child is in at least his/her second year of faith formation classes.

2)    Child is in second grade or higher.

3)    We have a Baptism certificate on file for your child. 

If you did not have a Baptism certificate at time of registration and have yet to get it to us, please do so within the next month.  Your child will not be able to receive the Sacraments without it.

     

Las clases para estos sacramentos comienzan el martes 23 de enero a las 6:30 p.m. Hay tres requisitos: 

1)  El niño está en al menos su segundo año de clases de formación de fe.

2)  El niño está en segundo grado o más.

3) Tenemos un certificado de bautismo en el archivo de su hijo. 

Si no tenía un certificado de bautismo en el momento de la inscripción y todavía no lo ha recibido, hágalo en el próximo mes. Su hijo no podrá recibir los Sacramentos sin eso.

         

     


 

         
         

 

In the event of winter weather, we will follow the schedule of Buncombe County Schools.  If they close or dismiss early on a Wednesday, there will be no Faith Formation classes that night.  If the bad weather starts after schools have let out, we will contact WLOS and there will be a message on the parish voice mail and Tim Kelley’s voice mail.

En el caso de que el clima de invierno, vamos a seguir el programa de Escuelas del Condado de Buncombe. Si cierran o despiden temprano el miércoles no habrá clases de formación de fe de esa noche. Si el mal tiempo comienza después de las escuelas han dejado fuera, nos pondremos en contacto WLOS y habrá un mensaje en el correo de voz de la parroquia y el correo de voz de Tim Kelley.

 

                       

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