We are a Roman Catholic community of faith in Streetsboro, Ohio dedicated to reaching the unchurched Catholics and everyone with the life changing message of Jesus Christ.  We want to welcome you, whoever you are and wherever you're coming from. 

First Time Tips

We would love to meet you and help you settle in

If your joining us for the first time please arrive 15 minutes early.  Meet and engage with our Host team.  They will seat you and provide you with all the worship aids so you can worship with us.

If your new please meet with one of our hospitality ministers so you can lean more about us and we can get to know you too.    And we have a special gift to say "Thanks" just for saying "Hello".

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First Time FAQ's

I don't normally go to church.  Will I still be welcome?


If you are Catholic and have not attended church on a regular basis you are always welcome to attend at St. Joan of Arc. If you haven't attended for awhile or you are not Catholic and wish to attend please introduce yourself to one of our Hosts to obtain a worship guide. If you wish to receive communion with the community and have not been to reconcilation for some time we offer the Sacrament of Reconcilation every Saturday at 4pm or by appointment. Please take this opportunity to return to God with true sorrow for your sins.




I don't live close to St. Joan of Arc.  Is that ok?


Today people will drive long distances to go to a church that they will feel comfortable worshipping in. We understand this and welcome everyone who feels comfortable in our worship environment. Our parish has members that come from beyond the city of Streetsboro that regularly attend our services.




How long is a typical Mass?


Due to the pandemic our services are generally running approximately 45 mins. Please be aware that when things return to normal services will generally run around 1 hour. Special services for funerals, weddings, and holidays will run longer than 1 hours.




How should I dress for Mass?


What would you wear if you were going to see your King! At St. Joan of Arc we encourage everyone to dress appropriately for Mass. Women - should not wear mini-skirts, shorts, low-cut blouses or dresses, and T-shirts. Wear nothing that would distract others from worshipping God. Men - should not wear dirty jeans, T-shirts or shorts. Wearing anything with an offensive statement is also not advised..




What do St. Joan of Arc parishioners believe?


Our believes are bes stated in our Nicene Creed - I believe in one God the Father almighty maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father, before all ages. God from God, Light from Light true God from true God begotten not made, consubstantial with the Father, through Him all things were made. For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, and by the Holy Spirit, was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man. For our sake He was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and His kingdom will have no end. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord the giver of Life, who proceeds from the Father, and the Son, who with the Father, and the Son is adored and glorified who has spoken through the prophets. I believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. I confess one baptism for the forgiveness of sins and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen.




Can I go forward to receive communion?


When Catholics receive communion they are intimately united with their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. However communion is not limited to just the communicant (the one receiving communion) and Jesus Christ. By taking Holy Communion, the Catholic is also expressing his/her union with all Catholics around the world and with those who share the same believes, doctrines, laws, and leaders. This is why Catholics (and Eastern Orthodox Christians) have a strict law that only people who are in communion with the church can receive Holy Communion. In other words only those united in the same beliefs - the seven sacraments, the authority of the Pope, and the teachings Cathecism of the Catholic Church - are allowed to receive Holy Communion. In the Protestant tradition, Communion is often seen as the means to building unity among various denominations and many have what is called open Communion, meaning any baptized Christians can take Communion at their services. Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians, on the other hand, see Communion not as the means but the final fruit of unity. So only those in communion can recieve Holy Communion. It has nothing to do with who is or is not worthy. If you wish you may come forward during the Communion part of the service and with hand crossed over your body, you will receive a blessing.





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ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISH ~ STREETSBORO, OHIO

St. Joan of Arc Parish,  8894 Oh-14, Streetsboro, Ohio 44241

 Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8am-4pm,​​

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