Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

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The term RCIA stands for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. RCIA consists of a series of stages of preparation, as well as rites (rituals), which take place over a period of anywhere from nine months to a few years. The RCIA orginated in the earliest traditions of the Church for welcoming new members into the Catholic community.

Who is RCIA for?

  • Anyone who has never been baptized
  • Anyone who has been baptized in another Christian religion and wishes to become Catholic

The RCIA process, a faith journey for those who are interested in joining the Catholic faith and those Catholics who may have been separated for a time and wish to return. It involves a scriptural approach, coupled with Catholic traditions and doctrine to guide those interested in knowledge and love of Jesus Christ and our Church.

The RCIA meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.