Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is an ancient rite that was reintroduced into the Church after the 2nd Vatican Council in 1965. It is a process (not a program) for adults who wish to become Catholic Christians. It is a flexible process designed both for those seeking baptism and for those baptized in other Christian denominations, who are now seeking membership in the Roman Catholic Church. The process of becoming a Catholic progresses through four stages. This final stage takes place during the Easter season (the period between Easter and Pentecost), after the participants have become Catholic. This final stage is a reminder that the initiation process is not the end of becoming a Catholic, but the beginning! R.C.I.A. meets every Wednesday evening at 7:30pm to 9:00pm in the Parish Hall.