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RCIA is for persons over the age of 18 that…

  • desire baptism.
  • are baptized in another Christian tradition and desire to become Catholic.
  • are Baptized Catholic, but have not received catechesis nor the sacraments of Confession, Communion, and Confirmation.
 

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process, establish for the universal Church, for individuals to become Catholic and receive the sacraments of initiation – Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist. The Rite speaks of conversion as a “spiritual journey” centered on fostering a deep relationship with Jesus and the Church He founded. This journey takes place through distinct stages over a period of time suitable to bring about a thorough catechesis, significant experience of the parish community, and commitment to the liturgical and moral life of the Catholic faithful.

 

Point of Contact:

Dcn. Mike McGrady
Director of Faith Formation
719-528-8407
mmcgrady@saintgabriel.net