RCIA Calendar 2019-2020
St. Joseph Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Spiritual Life Coordinator: Becky Sheridan ~ 812-385-2617 ~ [email protected]
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:
10/22/19 Welcoming, What is RCIA?, St. Joseph Catholic Church history and tour.
10/29/19 Journey of Faith; Trinity, Faith, and the God Who is Love
11/05/19 Divine Revelation: God Seeking Us and the Compass of our Lives
11/12/19 The Bible: God's Love Letter to Humanity
11/19/19 The Story of Salvation: Creation, Fall & Redemption
11/26/19 No Session ~ Happy Thanksgiving!!
12/01/19 Rite of Acceptance (Catechumens) / Welcoming (Candidates) at the 10:30 Mass
12/03/19 Who is Jesus? Just a Good Man, or Lord of Our Lives?
12/10/19 The Paschal Mystery: The Mystery of Jesus' Death and Resurrection
12/17/19 The Sacraments: Baptism & Confirmation
12/24/19 No Session ~ Merry Christmas!!
12/31/19 No Session ~ Happy New Year!!
01/07/20 The Eucharist: Source & Summit of Christian Life
01/14/20 Walk through the Mass: Exploring the Sacred Liturgy / Church Tour
01/21/20 The Holy Spirit and the Life of Grace: God's Divine Life Within Us
01/25/20 (Saturday) RCIA RETREAT @ Catholic Center in Evansville 8:30 am - 11:30 am
01/28/20 Penance and Anointing of the Sick: God's Mercy Revealed
02/04/20 A Catholic Moral Vision: Virtue, Grace, & the Path to Happiness
02/11/20 Matrimony and Holy Orders: The Sacraments of Service & Communion
02/18/20 Mary and the Saints: Our Spiritual Mother and the Communion of the Saints
02/25/20 The Last Things: What Happens After We Die?
02/26/20 ASH WEDNESDAY MASS @ 8:15 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Purification & Enlightenment Period
03/01/20 Rite of Sending @ 10:30 Sunday Mass / Rite of Election 3 pm @ St. Benedict
03/03/20 Why do I Need the Church? The Mystery of the Catholic Church
03/08/20 Penitential Rite (Candidates) @ 10:30 Sunday Mass
03/10/20 Prayer/Kingdom of God: The Ten Commandments/Beatitudes
03/15/20 Scrutiny I (Catechumens) at 10:30 Sunday Mass
03/17/20 Nicene Creed / The Woman at the Well
03/22/20 Scrutiny II (Catechumens) at 10:30 Sunday Mass
03/24/20 The Lord's Prayer / Man Blind from Birth
03/29/20 Scrutiny III (Catechumens) at 10:30 Sunday Mass
03/31/20 Holy Week: Triduum - Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday | Lazarus
04/05/20 Palm Sunday
04/07/20 No Session ~ Chrism Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral @ TBA
04/09/20 Holy Thursday Mass @ TBA
04/10/20 Good Friday Service @ TBA
04/11/20 Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil @ TBA
04/12/20 Easter Sunday ~ No Session ~ Happy Easter!
04/14/20 A Love That Lasts: The Call to Self-Giving Love/Divine Mercy
04/21/20 A Love That Lasts: God's Plan for Sexuality
04/28/20 Catholic Social Teaching: Building a Civilization of Love / Talents & Gifts Inventory
05/05/20 Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting the Dignity of the Human Person
05/12/20 Conversion: A Lifelong Process / What is a Vocation?
05/19/20 RCIA Closing Session; Evangelization / Lay Ministry/ Pizza!
05/31/20 Pentecost Sunday
06/07/20 Strawberry Festival