rciaAssist in conducting the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults program by serving as a Catechist, Sponsor, and/or dismissal leader on Sunday mornings. Meetings are held weekly.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) classes will begin September 10, 2017.

Although RCIA is designed to bring people into full communion with Christ and his Church, everyone is welcome to come and sit in on any session.

Please feel free to share the information below with friends and/or family.

Meeting Time and Place Sundays 10:45-12:15, St. Joseph Room

Instructors: Karen Bubrowski, Marcie Girolamo, Stan Klatka, Bill & Nancy Wenzloff, Dcn Rick Marcantonio
Contact Information: Parish Office (815) 459-3033Deacon Rick (rmarcantonio@elizabethannseton.org)
Textbook: United States Catholic Catechism for Adults (2006)
The Holy Bible (Catholic)

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton RCIA
RCIA Schedule for 2017/2018

 

September

10                                    Welcome and Registration 
17    Chs 1 & 2               The Search for God & God’s Response
24    Ch 3                        God Calls: Divine Revelation  

October
1      Chs 4 & 5               We Respond: Faith 
8                                      Rite of Acceptance
15    Ch 6                        In the Beginning… Man & Woman and the Fall 
22    Ch 7                        Redemption, Part I: The Coming of Christ 
29    Ch 8                        Redemption, Part II: The Paschal Mystery
November
5      Ch 13                      Our Eternal Destiny
12    Ch 9                        The Holy Spirit 
19    Ch 10                      The Mission of the Church 
26                                    Thanksgiving Break
December
3      Ch 11                      The Four Marks of the Church 
10    Ch 12                      Mary, Mother of Jesus 
17    Ch 23                      Life in Christ – Part One 
24 & 31                           Christmas Season Break
January
7      Ch 14                       Introduction to the Liturgy & Sacraments 
14    Ch 15                       Baptism 
21    Ch 16                       Confirmation 
28    Ch 17                       Holy Eucharist
February
4     Ch 18 & 19               Penance & Anointing
11   Ch 20 & 21               Holy Orders & Matrimony 
18    JOF E1                      First Sunday of Lent (Rite of Election – Jan 17 10am) 

25    JOF E2                      Take A Look 

March
4      JOF E3                     The Nicene Creed

11    JOF E4                     The Way of the Cross
18    JOF E5                     The Lord’s Prayer
25    JOF E6                     The Meaning of Holy Week 
31   Holy Saturday       (Morning) Review and Preparation for Easter(Evening) Vigil Mass

April
8     Ch 23; JOF C14        Life in Christ – Part Two

15   Ch 35                       God Calls Us to Pray 
22    JOF 15/16               At the Service of Life