Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
For more information contact RCIA Coordinator
Marie-Anne Maurel 0825567781 or
Parish Deacon Allister Glenn 082 5476224
Anyone who is interested in joining the Catholic faith, or Catholics wishing to learn more about their faith, you are welcome to join sessions on Thursday evenings from 6:45pm in the Hurley and Community Rooms.
R.C.I.A. PROGRAMME TOPICS
THE JOURNEY OF FAITH
Welcome to all who are interested in
THE R.C.I.A. FAITH COURSE.
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- Non -Catholics or Unbaptised wishing to join the Catholic Church
- Baptised Adult Catholics wishing to prepare for Eucharist and/or Confirmation
- Parishoners wishing to be Sponsors and/or be updated.
TIME OF LEARNING
You will be guided by a Team of trained lay people for about a year, in a series of lessons/discoussions which take place on THURSDAYS AT 7PM in the COMMUNITY ROOM. Topics include : THE CHURCH AS A COMMUNITY - EVANGELISATION, WORSHIP AND SERVICE.
LENT AND EASTER
Those not yet fully initiated into the Catholic Church, and who are ready will enter a period of prayer/ instruction during Lent leading up to:
Baptism/Reception into the Catholic Church, and/or Eucharist and Confirmation at EASTER.
TIME OF DEEPENING
Until Pentecost, you will be led to understand more deeply how to live your Christian life.
A Sponsor will be chosen by or made available for each Catechumen/Candidate.
The Sponsors are asked to walk every step of the way with the Catechumens/Candidates by talking, listening and sharing their own faith. They will also be expected to attend the weekly evenings with the Candidates.
If you know of a Catholic Parishioner who is eligible and willing to be your Sponsor, then Please fill in their details, or you will be assisted during the course to choose someone.
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