Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Interested in becoming Catholic?
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is for those who would like to become Catholic. We welcome those who have not yet been baptized as well as those who have already been baptized in another Christian denomination. Adults who were baptized Catholic but have not yet received their First Communion and/or Confirmation attend this class.
Classes are held one evening per week for about two hours. We begin with an evening in which we welcome all those who may be interested in the RCIA program. Participants engage in a thorough and lively reading of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and are given a Supplemental Course Packet rich with the writings of the Church Fathers, St. Thomas Aquinas, the Magisterial texts, and much more.
The classes, which go from September to June, cover Catholic doctrines, moral teachings, and the sacraments. For the 2016-2017 school year, we meet every Thursday evening from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Upper Hall.