Social Ministries

Courtesy Committee

This group of dedicated parishioners will prepare and host a luncheon for family and friends after a funeral Mass. Food items are donated by fellow parishioners. If you would like to have your name added to our list of food providers or would like to help host a luncheon please call the parish office.

Donuts and Bagels

An after Mass coffee break provided by groups of volunteers. This is an opportunity for families to share time together while providing hospitality to fellow parishioners. Volunteers are needed to help host this ongoing event.

For information, please call the parish office at 602-867-9171.

Lenten Fish Fry

The St. Joan of Arc Lenten Fish Fry has become one of the largest and best in the Valley. For the six Fridays of Lent, delicious fish dinners are served to over 700 diners each week. Home baked desserts are provided by various groups and organizations within the parish. Over 50 volunteers are needed each of the six Fridays so that the event runs smoothly. It is a wonderful opportunity for families to join forces in a most worthwhile volunteer project.

SJA Seniors

The senior ministry is a program for seniors of our parish that offers activities including luncheons with speakers on many varied topics; movies, games, seminars, outings; Scripture classes; trips; retreats and much more. Please watch the bulletin for more details and event dates.

SJA Singles

Calling all Singles (widowed, divorced, never married) over the age of 35. St. Joan of Arc Singles wants you to be involved with our group. We meet the second Sunday of the month for 10:30 Mass at St. Joan of Arc, followed by Brunch at various restaurants in northeast Phoenix or Scottsdale. Please be at Church no later than 10:15am if you want to sit with us. We sit in the third pew from the front on the right side as you face the Altar. Otherwise, meet us after Mass at the Fountain. Often we go to a movie after Mass. (In May because of Mother’s Day and October because of Rosary Sunday, we meet the third Sunday of the month). We participate in the Prayer Line, volunteer for a variety of ministries through St. Joan of Arc, participate with Multi-Parish Singles in social events, volleyball, etc.

For more information, please visit our site, stjoanofarcsingles.tripod.com.

Senior Care Resources/Duet

This group encompasses four neighboring parishes. Volunteers devote time to looking after the needs of fellow parishioners who are homebound, doing things like running errands and grocery shopping. Watch our bulletin for more information.

Volunteer Support Services

These men and women provide the parish with secretarial services, serve as volunteer receptionist, assist with accounting/bookkeeping, provide computer services, and even help out with our janitorial and maintenance work load.