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RCIA, Rite of Initiation for Adults, is a process by which adults come into our Roman Catholic Community.  RCIA draws its model from the Acts of the Apostles whereby the early Church welcomed new members.  What is more, RCIA is also open to persons already Catholic, but who may be interested in learning more about the richness of our faith.  We welcome those who may be interested in observing any of the classes. 

 Keep in mind that RCIA is totally voluntary; you can participate in some or all of the weekly sessions.  Consider spending time on your spiritual future; it lasts forever!  Contact  Fr. Pakula (944-5393) for information.

Sessions are expected to be from 7:00pm-8:15pm on Tuesdays. 


RCIA 2018-2019 – Schedule - Meetings start at 7 pm

Oct      16   Introduction, Witness from past participant, over view of program

            23   Tour of the Church

            30   Scripture & Tradition

Nov        6    God’s plan for Salvation           

            13   Dogma / Articles of Faith / Trinity

            20   The Creed

            27   Advent / Christmas / Incarnation

Dec      4    The Church and Mass

            11   Overview of the Sacraments

            18   Baptism & Confirmation

Jan       8    Eucharist Session 1

            15   Eucharist Session 2

            22   Sin & Reconciliation

            29   Marriage

Feb      5    Holy Orders & Sacrament of the Sick    

            12   Beatitudes & Virtue

            19   Mary & Communion of Saints

            26   Prayer & Lent

Mar      5    Works of Mercy & Social Justice

             6    Ash Wednesday

           9 or 10   Rite of Election Peoria 

            12   Human Dignity & Sanctity of Life

            19   Ecumenism

            26   Make up Sessions

April    2   Make up Sessions

             9   Review / Questions

            14   Palm Sunday

16    Practice / Seating

            18   Holy Thursday / Triduum

            19   Good Friday

            20   Easter Vigil / New members join the church

            21   Easter Sunday