Why your RCIA bulletin announcement isn’t working — and what to do about it

Does your parish have a regular or occasional notice in the bulletin inviting new participants to join the RCIA? Can you identify the target audience? Who is the message written for? Who do you imagine reads it? Who are you hoping will respond to it? I read these notices all the time. They tend … [Read more...]

New tools for RCIA

Last Saturday, Diana and I met with about 100 RCIA leaders from the Archdiocese of Melbourne, Australia. The topic we were asked to address is how to use the new tools of social media to assist in the catechumenate process. That’s not an easy topic. For those of us who did not grow up with … [Read more...]