Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
St Patrick-O'Neill; St Joseph-Amelia; St Joseph-Atkinson; St Boniface-Stuart; Sacred Heart-Boyd County
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a communal process designed to educate adults in the Catholic Faith. The members of the RCIA process are:
Non-Catholics who want to learn about Catholicism;
Non-Catholics who want to become Catholic;
Catholics who have not been catechized and;
Catholics who want to refresh their knowledge of their Catholic faith
Classes meet September - May each year. Stay tuned for more information on the upcoming 2020-2021 class.
Throughout the classes several resources will be used. The section below will link any resources that may be of use during class.
New American Bible
In the Sacred Scripture, the Church constantly finds her nourishment and her strength, for she welcomes it not as a human word, "but as what it really is, the Word of God." (CCC 104)
Catechism of the Catholic Church
A catechism is the name given to a written work that contains a summary of all the beliefs of the faith that is used as a teaching tool. The Catechism of the Catholic Church is a wonderful tool to study our faith deeper. Often we will abbreviate reference to this resource as CCC
This is a wonderful resource of videos and books. You will find many of the Symbolon videos we use in class and also numerous resources for your leisure. On the next page enter your zip code and select St. Patrick's - O'Neill