RCIA in the Easter Season: How to continue forming elect, catechumens, and candidates

Michael Marchal is a retired teacher of high school English and college philosophy. He has worked with the RCIA in his parish since 1976 and has written three books on different aspects of the process. Later this spring his latest work, Reborn in the Spirit: Preparing At Home for Infant Baptism was … [Read more...]

What do RCIA teams do with the elect now that baptisms are postponed?

Many parishes organize their catechumenate ministry on a school-year model. While this is not the vision of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, it is nevertheless a reality in many communities. However, the isolation and distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak have disrupted that … [Read more...]

Easter blessings to you!

Especially in this most unusual time, when many of our church buildings have remained closed, we at TeamRCIA are so grateful that the church's mission continues through you. In these last few weeks, as many of you learned new ways of connecting, praying, and supporting our catechumens and … [Read more...]