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RCIA

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

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All you who are thirsty, come to the water! You who have no money, come, buy grain and eat (Isaiah 55:1a).

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) refers to the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and First Eucharist as well as to other rituals that prepare adults who have never been baptized, or who have been baptized in a non-Catholic church, to receive these Sacraments and become fully initiated members of the Catholic Church.

The rites are liturgical celebrations that mark several important steps along one’s spiritual journey:

In between these important liturgical celebrations, there are several periods of time that give people opportunities to grow in their understanding of the Catholic Faith and in their relationship to Christ and the local worshipping community.

MEETING TIMES

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Sundays when classes are in session, beginning September 29.

MEETING PLACES

We will gather in Damen 217 for prayer and reflection on Scripture and the Catechism, and then we will attend the Mass in the Chapel at 9:00 PM. 

IMPORTANT DATES

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact Dr. John Paul Salay or stop by one of our upcoming “Come and See” meetings.

FAQ'S 

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