Date: August 17-18, 2018
|In-Diocese Rate||Out of Diocese Rate|
|$200 per parish team||$300 per parish team|
The deadline for early registration is AUGUST 10, 2018.
A parish registration may include as many individual registrations as desired.
Participants are responsible for their own lodging.
The following hotels are near our event venue.
Hilton Garden Inn
560 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851
(4.7 miles distance from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Weston, CT)
474 Main Avenue Norwalk, Connecticut 06851
(5.0 miles distance from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Weston, CT)
426 Main Avenue, Route 7, Norwalk, CT 06851
(5.4 miles distance from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Weston, CT)
Hotel Zero Degrees
353 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851
(6.8 miles distance from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Weston, CT)
4180 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06824
(8.6 miles distance from St. Francis of Assisi Church, Weston, CT)
35 Norfield Rd
Weston, CT 06883
Schedule and session outline
Friday, August 17: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Saturday, August 18: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
7:00p Welcome and introductions
7:45p Celebration: Adapted Rite of Acceptance
8:30a Opening prayer
8:45a Analysis of the Rite of Acceptance
9:15a The twelve principles of good liturgy
9:30a The four liturgical arts
9:35a Liturgy preparation
10:15a Liturgy of the word with blessing
10:30a Questions and feedback
10:45a How to read a rite
11:30a Spiritual preparation for a scrutiny
12:45p Celebration: Adapted scrutiny
1:50p Analysis of the scrutinies
2:35p Questions and feedback
2:50p Principles of rites with the baptized
3:05p How to influence the liturgy and work with others
3:45p Wrap up and closing prayer
Diana Macalintal is the codirector and 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.