Making Disciples – St. Cloud

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Date: January 28, 2017

Registration Fee
$ 15
St. Mary Help of Christians Parish
24588 County Road 7
St. Augusta, MN 56301​

Schedule and session outline

– 9:00a Introductions and overview
– 9:20a Six principles of the RCIA
– 10:00a Four pillars for forming disciples
– 10:30a Break
– 10:40a Overview of the RCIA
– 11:25a Ritual: Adapted Presentation of the Creed
– 12:15p Lunch
– 1:00p Mystagogy on the rite
– 1:25p Period of Evangelization and Precatechumenate: Three levels of evangelization
– 1:35p Period of Evangelization and Precatechumenate: five inquiry questions
– 2:05p Period of the Catechumenate: connecting needs and formation through parish life
– 2:45p Simple next steps
– 3:00p Closing Prayer and end

Nick WagnerNick Wagner is the director and founder of He has more than 25 years experience as a leader and trainer in liturgical and catechetical ministries. He has a gift for translating theological principles into simple and clear language that inspires joy, commitment and passion for faith. He is the author of numerous articles and several books and on parish ministry including Whole Community Liturgy and The Way of Faith: A Field Guide for the RCIA Process (Twenty-Third Publications). He was an active team member with the North American Forum on the Catechumenate. He has worked in campus, parish and diocesan positions, and he holds a master’s degree from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota.

Diana MacalintalDiana Macalintal is the Director of Worship for the Diocese of San José and holds a Master of Arts in Theology with honors from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota. She has served as a liturgist and music director in campus, parish, and diocesan ministries for over 20 years and has authored articles on liturgy and music in Modern Liturgy, Ministry & Liturgy, Pastoral Music, Eucharistic Ministries, Parish Life, AIM, and Today’s Parish. In 2003, she received the Tabat Scholarship from the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions. She was a team member of the North American Forum on the Catechumenate, a keynote speaker, workshop presenter, and liturgy director for national conferences, and a cantor and liturgical composer. She maintains a blog for the Diocese of San José called Work of the People.