RCIA Calendar 2021-2022
St. Joseph Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Spiritual Life Coordinator: Becky Sheridan ~ 812-385-2617 ~ [email protected]
Sessions are Sundays in the Celestin Center 9:00-10:15 a.m. (immediately preceding the10:30 a.m. Mass)
Inquiry & Pre-Catechumenate Period:
09/19/21 Welcoming, What is RCIA?
09/26/21 Mental Images of God; How God Invites Us to Grow
10/03/21 Journey of Faith: Trinity, Faith, and the God Who Is Love / Prayer
10/10/21 Divine Revelation: God Seeking Us and the Compass of our Lives
10/17/21 NO SESSION
10/24/21 The Bible: God's Love Letter to Humanity
10/31/21 Mary and the Saints: Our Spiritual Mother and the Communion of the Saints
11/07/21 The Story of Salvation: Creation, Fall, & Redemption
11/14/21 The Last Things: What Happens After We Die?
11/21/21 NO SESSION HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
11/28/21 Who is Jesus? Just a Good Man, or Lord of Our Lives?
Rite of Acceptance (Catechumens) / Welcoming (Candidates) 10:30 Mass
12/05/21 The Paschal Mystery: The Mystery of Jesus' Death and Resurrection
12/12/21 Walk through the Mass: Exploring the Sacred Liturgy / Church Tour
12/19/21 Why do I Need the Church? The Mystery of the Catholic Church
12/26/21 No Session ~ Merry Christmas!!
01/02/22 No Session ~ Happy New Year!!
01/09/22 The Holy Spirit and the Life of Grace: God's Divine Life Within Us
01/16/22 The Sacraments: Baptism & Confirmation
01/23/22 The Eucharist: Source & Summit of Christian Life
01/29/22 (Saturday) RCIA RETREAT at the Diocese of Evansville Catholic Center in Evansville @ TBA
01/30/22 Penance and Anointing of the Sick: God's Mercy Revealed
02/06/22 NO SESSION
02/13/22 Matrimony and Holy Orders: The Sacraments of Service & Communion
02/20/22 A Love That Lasts: The Call to Self-Giving Love
02/27/22 A Love That Lasts: God's Plan for Sexuality
03/02/22 ASH WEDNESDAY MASS @ TBA
Purification & Enlightenment Period
03/06/22 A Catholic Moral Vision: Virtue, Grace & the Path to Happiness
Rite of Sending @ 10:30 Sunday Mass / Rite of Election St. Benedict Cathedral TBA
03/13/22 Kingdom of God/Ten Commandments/Beatitudes / Penitential Rite (Candidates) 10:30 Mass
03/20/22 Nicene Creed / The Woman at the Well / Scrutiny I (Catechumens) 10:30 Mass
03/27/22 The Lord's Prayer / Man Blind from Birth / Scrutiny II (Catechumens) at 10:30 Mass
04/03/22 Lazarus/Holy Week/Palm Sunday/Triduum / Scrutiny III (Catechumens) at 10:30 Mass
04/10/22 NO SESSION Palm Sunday Holy Week Begins
04/12/22 Chrism Mass at St. Benedict Cathedral @ TBA
04/14/22 Holy Thursday Mass @ TBA
04/15/22 Good Friday Service @ TBA
04/16/22 Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil @ TBA
04/17/22 Easter Sunday ~ No Session ~ Happy Easter!
04/24/22 Catholic Social Teaching: Building a Civilization of Love/Divine Mercy Sunday
05/01/22 Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting the Dignity of the Human Person
05/08/22 Conversion: A Lifelong Process / Evangelization / Gifts & Talents