RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Welcome to the website for Adult Initiation at the Paulist Center Catholic Community

We welcome

  • Adults who are not baptized and are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith…
  • Adults baptized in another Christian church and might be interested in becoming a Catholic…
  • Adults baptized in the Catholic tradition but have yet to receive the Sacraments of Confirmationand Eucharist…
  • Members of the Paulist Center Community interested in volunteering…
  • And all persons interested in knowing more about initiation of adults at the Paulist Center…

If this is your first visit to the RCIA pages , the Introduction is a good place to begin.

Our Inquiry page gives information on upcoming inquiry sessions. Inquiry is a time welcome you to learn more, and is the first step in our initiation process.

If you have never been baptized, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is detailed on the RCIA page.

If you have already been baptized and wish to become a Catholc, or if you are a Catholic adult who has yet to receive the sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist, the Reception of Baptized Christians in Full Communion for the Catholic Church (RBCFC) is detailed on the RBCFC page.

For other questions you might have about initiation at the Paulist Center, head to the Frequently Asked Questions page . If you have other questions, or would like to speak with someone regarding your interest in initiation, we encourage you to contact us.

Finally, initiation is not the task of one individual or group, but of the whole Christian church. if you are a community member of the Paulist Center and would like to volunteer your time and talentsor learn more about how you can assist in adult initiation, we encourage you to also contact us.