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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

The RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is the official collection of rites of the Roman Catholic Church for initiation of adults and the reception of baptized candidates into the Church.

RCIA is a process rather than a program.  It is a process of formation in prayer,information on the teachings of the Church, and transformation to personal conversion toward Jesus Christ.  All of this is done within the context of a community of faith – the parish.

Participants in the RCIA are at different stages on their faith journey: some people have never been Baptized and desire to receive this sacrament, some were baptized in another faith tradition and wish to be received into the Catholic Church, some were baptized Catholic but have never received Confirmation and Eucharist.

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about the RCIA, please contact Dorie Mansen, Director of Mission (evangelization@icmarlboro.org | (508) 460-3400). 

Catechetical sessions begin in the fall but people are encouraged to contact us anytime for a preliminary meeting and information.