RCIA (the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
The Sacraments of Initiation – Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist – are the foundation of the Christian life.
~from the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults
For adults today, the Church, after the Second Vatican Council, has restored the order of the Catechumenate in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). It outlines the steps for the formation of catechumens, bringing their conversion to the faith to a greater maturity. It helps them respond more deeply to God's gracious initiative in their lives and prepares them for union with the Church community. This process is meant to form them into the fullness of the Christian life and to become disciples of Jesus, their teacher.
~from the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults | en español
RCIA consists of the following FOUR stages:
For information please contact:
Minister of Adult Formation
25 years old and over
Maria Teodoro Chadburn, M.A.