RCIA (Catholicism 101)
Are you searching for meaning and purpose in your life?
Are you hungry for God and for a welcoming community?
Have you been away from the Church?
Are you married to a Catholic, attend Mass, but just donít
know what the next step is to become able to receive Communion as a family?
Are you not Baptized,
and as an Adult now, wonder how someone becomes Baptized?
If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, then why not
consider becoming a part of our Catholic community here at St Mary of the
In Scripture we read Jesus say: "Come to me, all you
who are weary and find life burdensome, and I will refresh you. Take my yoke
upon your shoulders and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble of heart. Your
souls will find rest, for my yoke is easy and my burden light."
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) is the place for you to
come, in a casual and conversational environment, where people who are exploring Catholic Christianity get to know more about the basic message of Christ and the mission of
His Church. This is an accessible and welcoming way to take a look at the bigger picture about God, Jesus, the Bible, the Christian story and the Catholic Church.
If youíre new to Christianity or the Catholic Church, the R.C.I.A. is for you.
Together, let's find a place for you!
out some life stories from those who have completed the RCIA
For more details contact Father
is More to Our Story
PRAYER TO HELP DISCERN:
Lord of heaven and earth,
we praise you for your glory
and for telling us the Good News of your love for us.
We praise you for sending your Son to save us.
Help your people throughout the world
to share their light and love with others.
Help us to let our light shine
and to lead others to you
by word, example and prayer.
Open the hearts of all
to the Spirit of your Son.
Help us to be open to your will in our life
and to follow you confidently in faith.
We ask this through Our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit
One God for ever and ever.