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“The sacraments of Christian initiation – Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist – lay the foundations of every Christian life.” –Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1212
What is RCIA? RCIA, the Rite of Christian Initiation of
Adults, is the process by which persons become fully
RCIA is for adults:
-Who were never baptized.
-Who were baptized in another Christian community and
wish to become Catholic.
-Who were baptized in the Catholic Church but were
RCIA meets weekly on Thursdays beginning each September. Sessions typically include prayer and instruction on some aspect of the Catholic faith. Each RCIA candidate is paired with a parish sponsor who also attends the weekly sessions. Candidates are initiated gradually through a series of liturgical rites. They receive the sacraments of initiation at the Easter Vigil, the highlight of the Church year.
For more information or to join RCIA, call the parish office (465-4284) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
In his message for Lent 2011, Pope Benedict XVI tells us that
baptism frees man from materialism, selfishness. He continues, saying baptism is a living “encounter with Christ, which informs the entire existence of the baptized, imparting divine life and calling for sincere conversion.” Read more:http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/Vatican.php?id=2689#ixzz1EjByygkR
"Important Dates in the RCIA Process" are listed in the left hand column of this page.
To see our SCHEDULE OF TOPICS for 2016 - '17, CLICK HEREfor a printable schedule.