RCIA Calendar 2020-2021
St. Joseph Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Spiritual Life Coordinator: Becky Sheridan ~ 812-385-2617 ~ [email protected]
Sessions are Sundays in the Parish Center Conference Room 9:00-10:15 a.m. (immediately preceding the10:30 a.m. Mass)
Inquiry & Pre-Catechumenate Period:
09/20/20 Welcoming, What is RCIA?
09/27/20 Journey of Faith: Trinity, Faith, and the God Who is Love / Prayer
10/04/20 Divine Revelation: God Seeking Us and the Compass of our Lives
10/11/20 The Bible: God's Love Letter to Humanity
10/18/20 NO SESSION
10/25/20 The Story of Salvation: Creation, Fall, & Redemption
11/01/20 Mary and the Saints: Our Spiritual Mother and the Communion of the Saints
11/08/20 Why Do I Need the Church? The Mystery of the Catholic Church.
11/15/20 The Last Things: What Happens After We Die?
11/22/20 NO SESSION HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
11/29/20 Who is Jesus? Just a Good Man, or Lord of Our Lives?
Rite of Acceptance (Catechumens) / Welcoming (Candidates) 10:30 Mass
12/06/20 The Paschal Mystery: The Mystery of Jesus' Death and Resurrection
12/13/20 The Holy Spirit and the Life of Grace: God's Divine Life Within Us
12/20/20 Walk through the Mass: Exploring the Sacred Liturgy / Church Tour
12/27/20 No Session ~ Merry Christmas!!
01/03/21 No Session ~ Happy New Year!!
01/10/21 The Sacraments: Baptism & Confirmation
01/17/21 The Eucharist: Source & Summit of Christian Life
01/24/21 Penance and Anointing of the Sick: God's Mercy Revealed
01/30/21 (Saturday) RCIA RETREAT in the Celestin Center at St. Joseph 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
01/31/21 Matrimony and Holy Orders: The Sacraments of Service & Communion
02/07/21 Walk Through The Mass
02/14/21 A Love That Lasts: The Call to Self-Giving Love
02/17/21 ASH WEDNESDAY MASS
Purification & Enlightenment Period
02/21/21 A Love That Lasts: God's Plan for Sexuality
Rite of Sending @ 10:30 Sunday Mass / Rite of Election 4 pm @ St. Benedict Cathedral
02/28/21 A Catholic Moral Vision: Virtue, Grace & the Path to Happiness / Penitential Rite (Candidates) 10:30 Mass
03/07/21 Nicene Creed / The Woman at the Well / Scrutiny I (Catechumens) 10:30 Mass
03/14/21 The Lord's Prayer / Man Blind from Birth / Scrutiny II (Catechumens) at 10:30 Mass
03/21/21 Lazarus / Scrutiny III (Catechumens) at 10:30 Mass
03/28/21 The Paschal Mystery
03/30/21 Chrism Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral
04/01/21 Holy Thursday Mass
04/02/21 Good Friday Service
04/03/21 Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil
04/04/21 Easter Sunday ~ No Session ~ Happy Easter!
04/11/21 Catholic Social Teaching: Building a Civilization of Love/Divine Mercy
04/18/21 Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting the Dignity of the Human Person
04/25/21 Conversion: A Lifelong Process / What is a Vocation
05/02/21 Evangelization / Lay Ministry / Talents & Gifts / CLOSING SESSION