RCIA Calendar 2018-19

St. Joseph Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults 

2018-19 Schedule

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:

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?

Catechumenate Period

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!

Mystagogia Period

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