Welcome! We are are really looking forward to being with you for our upcoming institute. In order to get the most out of this training, it will be really helpful for you to do a little bit of preparation.
First, make sure to bring a copy of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults with you. We will be using this as our “bible” for the institute. If you don’t have your own copy, your pastor probably has one that you can borrow. Or even better, order your own personal copy, and bring that as well as a highlighter with you to the institute. Please order at least two weeks before the institute.
Second, there are four brief videos below. If you take a little time to watch each of these beforehand, you will get so much more out of the institute. These videos will give you some good grounding in some topics we’ll discuss further during the Institute.
We’ll see you soon!
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Four short videos to help you prepare
The six principles of the RCIA
Five key inquiry questions for seekers
Paradigm shifts in catechesis
Paragraph 75 and the four areas of discipleship in the catechumenate
Here is some more useful information
How to Read the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Origins of the Catechumenate