The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a journey which gently leads adults into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ within the Catholic Church. For adults seeking Baptism, First Eucharist, or Confirmation, it is a spiritual time of preparation and conversion for the celebration of the sacraments they are seeking. This year long process is for unbaptized adults and for baptized Christians of other faiths. Catholics who are baptized but who have not received the sacraments of Eucharist or Confirmation are also invited to be part of the process.
RCIA begins in September with weekly gatherings and continues through early May. Besides providing catechesis of the Catholic teachings, RCIA seeks to encourage and enlighten one’s faith, direct one’s heart to God, and guide one into a full participating member of the Body of Christ.
RCIA is also seeking volunteers to support this very special ministry as prayer partners, catechists, and sponsors. Please contact the Director of Religious Education at (727) 797-2375, Ext 243 for more information about enrollment.
RCIA 2016-2017 Class Schedule...