RCIA

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process through which those interested joining the Catholic Church are formed in the faith,the Community, discern God’s plan for them and experience the Liturgical Rituals that lead to the Easter Sacraments (which may come at a time .  Read “A New Look at RCIA

RCIA Resources is an amazing website with a variety of teaching tools to explain the Catholic Faith.  Another great website is Waking Up Catholic.

RCIA Candidates and their Parish Partners gather on Sundays after Mass for faith sharing, faith formation and conversation.  All are welcome.  The outline below gives topics and offers additional formation resources for learning about a given topic of discussion.

Resources for your Journey of Prayer:

 

Pentecost

 

Video Based Teachings

Session One

 

Session Two

Session Three 
Session Four 

Session Five

Handout for Jesus 101
Video Teaching on Jesus: God Made Man
The Scriptural Foundation of the Incarnation
Amy Grant’s Breath of Heaven (with video of the Nativity of Jesus)

Session Six 

Jesus 202 – Lord and Savior (2015)
Watch Video Catechesis: Symbolon, Jesus Part 2

New Handout
Fr. Barron on Who is Jesus?
Session Seven
The Holy Spirit Handout for Teaching
Fr. Chris’ Video Teaching on the Holy Spirit
Fr. Barron’s Video Teaching on the Holy Spirit in the Church
Read more about The Holy Spirit
Session Eight
Communion of Saints Handout
Watch the (older) video teaching of The Communion of Saints”
Singing the “Litany of Saints” at an Ordination Mass
When the Saints Go Marching In (Gospel Choir Rendition)

Session Nine

Understanding the Beatitudes: Fr. Barron on TRUE Happiness
A Catholic Teaching on The Beatitudes
(handout coming soon)

Video: Fr Barron
10. Baptism
FC
11. Confirmation
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12. Eucharist
Symbolon
new handout
13. Sanrament of Healing
FC
14. Sacrament of Vocation
FC
Symbolon
15. Living Moral Life
FC
Supplement Symbolon Social Justice
16. Prayer
Catholicism
new Handout
OLD Session Five
Session Six 

 

 

Session Seven

 

 

Session Eight 

 

 

Session Nine 

Session Ten

 

Session Eleven 

Session Twelve

 

Session Thirteen

 

Session Fourteen 

 

Session Fifteen

Session Sixteen 

Session Seventeen

  • The Beatitudes (handout)
  • Video from catholicism with Bishop Barron

Catholicism 101 Resources

Why do Catholics make the “Sign of the Cross”?
Why do Catholics GENUFLECT?
Read up on the use of Holy Water

Fr. Jim Martin’s Teaching on Praying The Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Catholicism 101: The Rosary
Come Pray the Rosary allows you to pray the Rosary online – alone or with others – really neat experience

Fr. Barron’s teaching on “The Desire to Be a Saint”
Questions and Answers about the Saints
Catholic Answer’s “Do Catholics Worship Statues?”

Catholicism 101: The Liturgical Year; read more HERE
Liturgical Calendar

Catholic Moral Teaching: It’s about LOVE, not rules!

Busted Halo’s Ash Wednesday and Lent (in 2 minutes)
Video introduction to the Season of Lent
FAQ about Lent
Call to prayer Flier 2015
Lent 2015 at Saint Raymond Church

A Tour of a Catholic Church (while it is not St. Raymond, the features are still the same…trust us!)
Continuing to Understand the CommandmentsGreat song & video: Ten Simple Rules by Mercy Me

 

Advent:

 

Lent:

 

Catholic Prayer & Devotions:

 

 

Catholic Moral Teachings:

 

 

The Saints:

 

 

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THE LINKS BELOW ARE “ARCHIVED” FROM PREVIOUS YEARS.

PLEASE USE THE LINKS ABOVE WITH DATES FOR YOUR SESSIONS!

October 30
November 6
November 13
November 20
There will not be a session of November 27th (Happy Thanksgiving Weekend).  The RCIA team will gather for a planning Meeting.
The Rite for Admission to the Order of Catechumens will take place at Masses the weekend of December 3rd & 4th.

December 4
December 11
December 18
There will be no “classes” on Dec. 25th or January 1st due to the Holy Days.  We will have Mass on Christmas Eve at 7pm, Christmas Day at 10am and a regular schedule on Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st.  See you in Church!

January 8
January 15
January 22

January 29

February 5
 

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