St Joan of Arc Parish

A community of disciples of Jesus Christ called to celebrate, proclaim and share with all the love of God!

100 Willow Bend Rd. Marlton, NJ 08053 | 856-983-0077

Greeters Ministry 1
Carnival 2013
Priest, prophet & king 2013
mlk day of service 2014 4
Blood Pressure Screening
ipad Seminar
Jesus the StoryTeller
Prayer Garden Holy Family WV
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Pastoral Care Dinner 2013 2 rs
Pastoral Care Dinner 2013 5 rs
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mlk day of service 2014 6
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Thanksgiving Food Drive 2013 1 rs
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united in faith
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Jesus and Women with Barbra Gondek
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Pilgrimage 2015 Baltimore
Palm Sunday 2015 2 rs
ministry Fair 2015 3
MLK 2015 1 rs


Picnic 2015

Read Msgr Rich’s Homily for Pentecost/2015

From Our Pastor



Fr. Rich

Dear Parishioners and Friends,

Perhaps the most popular image of the Holy Spirit in Scripture is that of the dove. While not a dove, last week a bird of some sort was spotted hopping around in our Church vestibule. And two weeks before that a Fountain 5.15parishioner observed two robins playing (or bathing) in the water fountain in our Prayer Garden. As your pastor I will take both instances as confirmation that the Holy Spirit is alive and active in our parish community.

I don’t really need birds to confirm the presence of the Holy Spirit. The love, kindness, generosity, and goodness of our parishioners — each of you — is all the evidence I need that God is at work in our corner of the world.

Pentecost is a feast that celebrates the Spirit and the Church. The two go hand in hand. The Holy Spirit animates, inspires, encourages and strengthens us to do the work of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is God’s Spirit deep within each of us and all around us that helps us to proclaim the Good News, care for the hurting, build up the Kingdom.

I pray that you continue to be open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit in your life as you endeavor to follow Jesus Christ and do God’s will.

Next Sunday we will celebrate who we are as a community of faith with our Parish Picnic. A lot of hard work has gone into the planning of this FREE event. Please plan to come. We’ll have a tent and tables set up. Food will be served. Activities for all ages are planned. Bring a lounge chair if you’d like and sit under one of our beautiful trees. Begin the summer months by enjoying company of fellow parishioners while making some new friends.

Happy Pentecost!
Fr. Rich

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