Date: April 13-14, 2018
The registration fee is waived for parishes in the Diocese of Beaumont.
Register by March 9, 2018 to receive the discounted rate!
|Early-Bird Registration||Regular Registration|
Registration closes April 6, 2017
Participants are responsible for their own lodging
6825 Gladys Avenue
Beaumont, Texas 77706
Schedule and session outline
5:30p Light Meal
6:30p How do we tell others about Jesus?
7:00p Six principles of the RCIA
7:30p Four pillars for forming disciples
8:00p What would happen if our parishes did this?
8:10p Liturgy: Adapted Presentation of the Creed
8:30a Morning Prayer
8:50a Mystagogy on Friday night liturgy
9:05a Overview of the RCIA
9:50a Period of Evangelization and Precatechumenate: needs and the Christian response
10:40a Check-in and feedback
10:50a Period of Evangelization and Precatechumenate: five inquiry questions
11:00a Period of the Catechumenate: connecting needs and formation through parish life
12:45p Period of Purification and Enlightenment
1:30p Period of Postbaptismal Catechesis or Mystagogy
2:30p Team building
3:15p Wrap up and evaluations
3:30p Closing Prayer
Diana Macalintal is the cofounder of TeamRCIA.com, a free online resource for catechumenate ministry. She is an author and speaker on liturgy, music, prayer, RCIA, and intercultural ministry. She holds a Master of Arts in Theology from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, and has served in campus, parish, and diocesan ministries for almost 30 years. Her latest books include The Work of Your Hands, a collection of prayers; Joined by the Church, Sealed by a Blessing, a parish resource for marriage preparation which she wrote with her husband, Nick Wagner; Living Liturgy, a Sunday by Sunday liturgical year resource; and Your Parish Is the Curriculum: RCIA in the Midst of the Community, all published by Liturgical Press.
In 2007, Nick Wagner and Diana Macalintal began TeamRCIA.com as a blog for RCIA teams. Today, TeamRCIA has grown to become a full-service online resource center with nearly 20,000 subscribers worldwide, a curated bookstore in addition to e-resource downloads, over 70 archived webinars, 120 podcasts, six different online courses for RCIA teams, three different live Institutes, and annual Video Marathon, and a book series for RCIA teams published by Liturgical Press. With over 60 combined years of parish and diocesan ministry experience, Nick and Diana provide transformative RCIA team training both online and in person in ways that are practical, simple, and delightful. Their TeamRCIA Institutes have engaged, motivated, and encouraged confidence in thousands of RCIA team members in the United States, Canada, and Australia.