Rite of Christian Initiation
Contact: Gladys Whitehouse at (919) 847-8205 x236
This information is for the current RCIA catechumens, candidates, sponsors and team members of the on-going RCIA process at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Welcome!
BOW Resumes at the Sunday 11:30 Mass
2013 RCIA Schedule
Jan 7 Sacraments of Baptism/Confirmation
Jan 14 Eucharist
Jan 21 Martin Luther King Holiday
Jan 28 The Mass/Eucharistic Prayer
Feb 4 No Session – LWC Retreat Feb 1/2
Feb 10 Rite of Welcome & Acceptance
Feb 11 Formation of Conscience/Catholic Moral Teaching
Feb 13 Ash Wednesday – 7:30pm
Feb 18 Lent Overview (or Sin & Conversion)
Feb 25 Sacrament of Reconciliation Presentation
Mar 4 Parish Reconciliation Service – 7:00pm
Mar 11 Death and Resurrection of Jesus
Mar 18 The Creed/Ephphetha Rite
Mar 25 Rehearsals
Mar 27-30 Triduum/Easter
Mar 30/31 Vigil & Easter Sunday
Apr 1 No Session
Apr 8 Mystagogy – Reflection on Easter Sacraments
Apr 15 Mystagogy/Stewardship
Apr 22 Mystagogy/Stewardship
Apr 29 Mystagogy – Mission/Evangelization
May 6 Catholic Social Teaching/Corporal Works of Mercy
May 13 Mystagogy – Small Christian Communities/LWC Party
May 20 Prayer & Spirituality
May 27 Memorial Day
Every Sunday at the 11:30 am Mass, all the catechumens and candidates will dismiss from Mass after the homily in order to participate in the Breaking Open the Word. You are asked to read the upcoming Scripture readings for Sunday’s Mass as well as the provided study and reflection materials. You can find the weekly reading on the USCCB website by clicking HERE.
UPCOMING SUNDAY READINGS & REFLECTION MATERIALS
These links provide content to further deepen our understanding of the coming Sunday’s lectionary readings.
St. Louis University Center for Liturgy a comprehensive site to prepare for each Sunday’s readings.
Jude Siciliano a Raleigh Dominican who offers a preparation for the Sunday readings.
Creighton University Daily Commentary a daily commentary on the readings of the day with links to Bible Readings.