Sessions take place on Mondays from 8:00-9:30pm EST.
Dates: Sept 23, Sept 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 21, and Oct 28.
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.
September 23, 2019
SESSION 1: The Principles of Initiation Ministry
September 30, 2019
SESSION 2: The Responsibility of All the Baptized: Conversion, Catechesis, Initiation, Reception into Full Communion
October 7, 2019
SESSION 3: The Period of the Precatechumenate and the Rite of Acceptance into the Order of Catechumens
October 14, 2019
SESSION 4: The Period of the Catechumenate
October 21, 2019
SESSION 5: The Rite of Election and the Period of Purification and Enlightenment
October 28, 2019
SESSION 6: Celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation and the Period of Mystagogy