Sessions take place on Mondays from 8:00-9:30pm EST.
Dates: February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22, March 1, and March 8.
This course provides an introduction to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and serves as a foundation to implementing the vision of Christian initiation ministry in a parish setting. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
REQUIRED TEXT: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, Study Edition
REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY TEST: All course participants are required to join in a technology orientation session prior to the first session to ensure that your computer is configured properly. Orientation session dates and times can be found in the Important Information document below.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Click here to download a PDF with important information regarding this virtual course.
SCHEDULE: Sessions run from 8:00-9:30pm EST on Monday evenings.
February 1, 2021
SESSION 1: The Principles of Initiation Ministry
February 8, 2021
SESSION 2: The Responsibility of All the Baptized: Conversion, Catechesis, Initiation, Reception into Full Communion
February 15, 2021
SESSION 3: The Period of the Precatechumenate and the Rite of Acceptance into the Order of Catechumens
February 22, 2021
SESSION 4: The Period of the Catechumenate
March 1, 2021
SESSION 5: The Rite of Election and the Period of Purification and Enlightenment
March 8, 2021
SESSION 6: Celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation and the Period of Mystagogy