RCIA Calendar 2018-19
St. Joseph Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Spiritual Life Coordinator: Becky Sheridan ~ 812-385-2617 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
Sessions are Tuesdays in the Parish Center Conference Room 6:30-8:15 p.m. (immediately following the 6 p.m. Mass)
Inquiry & Pre-Catechumenate Period:
09/25/18 Welcoming, What is RCIA?, St. Joseph Catholic Church history and tour.
10/02/18 Mental Images of God. How God Invites Us to Grow.
10/09/18 Journey of Faith; Trinity, Faith, and the God Who is Love
10/16/18 Divine Revelation: God Seeking Us and the Compass of our Lives
10/23/18 The Bible: God's Love Letter to Humanity
10/30/18 Mary and the Saints: Our Spiritual Mother and the Communion of the Saints.
11/06/18 The Story of Salvation: Creation, Fall & Redemption
11/13/18 The Last Things: What Happens After We Die?
11/20/18 No Session ~ Happy Thanksgiving!!
11/27/18 The Lectionary, Liturgical Year, What is Advent?
12/02/18 Rite of Acceptance/Welcoming at the 10:30 Mass
12/09/18 The Faith Journey, Prayer
12/16/18 Walk through the Mass: Exploring the Sacred Liturgy / Church Tour
12/23/18 No Session ~ Merry Christmas!!
12/30/18 No Session ~ Happy New Year!!
01/06/19 The Holy Spirit and the Life of Grace: God's Divine Life Within Us / Discernment
01/13/19 Why do I Need the Church? The Mystery of the Catholic Church
01/20/19 Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting the Dignity of the Human Person
01/26/19 (Saturday) RCIA RETREAT @ Catholic Center in Evansville 8:30 am - 11:30 am
01/27/19 The Sacraments: Baptism & Confirmation
02/03/19 The Eucharist: Source & Summit of Christian Life
02/10/19 Kingdom of God, 10 Commandments, Beatitudes
02/17/19 Penance and Anointing of the Sick: God's Mercy Revealed
02/24/19 Matrimony and Holy Orders: The Sacraments of Service & Communion
03/03/19 Paschal Mystery | What is Lent?
03/06/19 ASH WEDNESDAY MASS @ 8:15 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Purification & Enlightenment Period
03/10/19 Rite of Sending @ 10:30 Sunday Mass / Rite of Election 2 pm @ St. Benedict
03/10/19 A Love That Lasts: The Call to Self-Giving Love
03/17/19 A Love That Lasts: God's Plan for Sexuality Penitential Rite at 10:30 Sunday Mass
03/24/19 Nicene Creed / The Woman at the Well
03/31/19 The Lord's Prayer / Man Blind from Birth
04/07/19 Holy Week: Triduum - Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday | Lazarus
04/14/19 Palm Sunday No Session
04/16/19 No Session ~ Chrism Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral @ TBA
04/18/19 Holy Thursday Mass @ TBA
04/19/19 Good Friday Service @ TBA
04/20/19 Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil @ TBA
04/21/19 Easter Sunday ~ No Session ~ Happy Easter!
04/28/19 Conversion: A Lifelong Process /What is a Vocation/ Divine Mercy
05/05/19 A Catholic Moral Vision: Virtue, Grace & the Path to Happiness
05/12/19 No Session ~ Happy Mother's Day
05/19/19 Catholic Social Teaching: Building a Civilization of Love / Talents & Gifts Inventory
05/26/19 RCIA Closing Session; Evangelization / Lay Ministry/ Breakfast & Evaluation
06/02/19 Strawberry Festival
06/09/19 Pentecost Sunday