Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) & Catholic Inquiry
 
WE WILL MEET ON MONDAY NIGHTS FROM 7:00-8:30 P.M BEGINNING SEPT. 19, 2016.  PLEASE JOIN US FOR A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE AND GREAT SNACKS!



What is a Rite?

† Rite is a Latin word meaning religious custom, usage or ceremony.
† It refers to words and action prescribed for a liturgical or sacramental act.


What is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults?

† RCIA is:
a process through which people become fully initiated members of the Catholic Church.
a year-round program, available to everyone.
a journey set within the liturgical year with instruction for those seeking conversion and any Catholic with questions.


Who should attend RCIA?

† Anyone interested in joining the Catholic Church through the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist. 
† Anyone who has felt a call to learn more about the Catholic Church and has questions about what the Catholic Church teaches.
† Catholics who have questions and who may wish to revitalize their faith through regular inquiry and discussion.

What is you are not sure about the process and need more information about RCIA?

† You can get information about RCIA from brochures in the Church foyer.
† You can meet informally with supportive RCIA team members and fellow inquirers who gather in the Parish Hall for refreshments after the 8:00 a.m. Mass on Sundays.
† We warmly invite you to attend a regularly scheduled RCIA session on Tuesday evenings.

What is I am not sure about joining or completing the process?

† Any life changing decision is one that should be considered with prayerful contemplation.
† Regardless of your decision, you will be given support and be encouraged to continue on your spiritual journey and grow closer to God. God desires to strengthen, restore, and refresh us as we recieve sacraments of faith.


Contact the office at 540-825-8945.
 
Photos from RCIA Practice for Easter Vigil 2017
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