Is your RCIA in the news?

John Allen Jr., over at NCR Café, makes the point that, while local newspapers cover things as routine as city council meetings and high school sports events, they seldom report the powerful faith stories that take place in our churches every week. Using the Lexis-Nexis database, which indexes … [Read more...]

6 reasons you need to read the RCIA

This is going to shock you. I don't like to do it, but somebody has to tell you. There are a few of you out there who are "doing the RCIA" without having read the book! What book? The RCIA. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. The book. How people learn how to do the rite So if you … [Read more...]

Wickedness and grace

Sometimes a sense of futility creeps upon us. We despair that "they don't come back for mystagogy." Or we fret that "we can't find enough sponsors." We bemoan the lack of participation among the members of the assembly. And now the diocese wants us to run the catechumenate "year round" when we are … [Read more...]