RCIA

Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope, but do it with gentleness and reverence, keeping your conscience clear. – 1Peter 3:15

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Below is the 2020-2021 RCIA Year. Please click the link for the study content. Please do your reading ahead of time and write down one point that interested you, one point that challenged you, and one question that you’d like to ask. Additional resources you may find helpful are at the bottom.

10/01/20 Does God Exist? The Blessed Trinity and the Existence of God

10/28/20 The Incarnation: Who Is Jesus and What’s the Big Deal?

11/04/20 The People of God: His-Story through the Covenants.

11/11/20 The Mass: Mass 101

11/18/20 The Deposit of Faith: Divine Revelation and Natural Law

12/02/20 The Season of Advent/Our Lady of Guadalupe/Immaculate Conception

12/09/20 Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition

12/16/20 The Incarnation/Advent/ The Rosary

01/06/21 The Marks of the Church

01/13/21 Original Sin and Purgatory

01/13/21 Made In His Image/Catholic Social Thought

01/20/21 Catholic Prayer/The Lord’s Prayer

01/27/21 Sin and Temptation: What Is Sin?

02/03/21 Lent: Why do Catholics Get Ashes?

02/10/21 Sacramental Economy: Understanding the Sacraments

02/17/21 Holy Baptism: How Are We Saved?

02/24/21 Holy Confirmation: Soldiers For Christ!

03/03/21 Holy Reconciliation: Can I Really Be Forgiven

03/10/21 Holy Eucharist: Jesus Are You In There?

03/17/21 Holy Week/Chrism Mass/Easter

03/24/21 Holy Matrimony: The “I Do” of Marriage

03/31/21 Easter Vigil Practice

04/07/21 Holy Orders and Liturgy

04/14/21 Anointing of the Sick and Redemptive Suffering

04/21/21 The New Law: The Two Great Commandments

04/28/21 The Church/Apostolic Succession

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

RCIA Candidate Info Sheet

RCIA Sponsor Info Sheet

The Senses of Scripture, By Pauline Viviano, Phd.

USCCB on Understanding the Bible

C.C.C. on Sacred Scripture

Vatican II Document, DEI VERBUM (The Word of God)

Reconciliation Guide

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

Quotes from the Saints on the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist