february 2022

11feb7:00 PM9:30 PMIntroduction to the R.C.I. A. Course Weekend


Event Details

Introduction to the R.C.I.A. Course Weekends The Permanent Diaconate Formation Program of the Diocese of Scranton is opening its Introduction to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Course weekends to any parish RCIA Coordinators or parish RCIA team members who would like to deepen their understanding of the Christian Initiation process The dates of the course weekends are:  Friday, February 11 from 7:00PM to 9:30PM and Saturday February, 12 from 8:30AM to 3:00PM  Friday, March 4 from 7:00PM-9:30PM and Saturday, March 5 from 8:30AM to 3:00PM. This course will present the historical, liturgical and theological foundations of the Sacraments of Christian Initiation and the Catechumenate in the Early Church. The session will also cover the proposed revisions to the RCIA text, as well as setting up a parish catechumenate, practical considerations and lectionary catechesis. Particular emphasis will be placed on the RCIA as an apprenticeship to the Christian way of life. The cost of each weekend is $12 per participant to cover lunch and refreshments. There are also required texts for the course. For more information, or to register, please contact David Baloga at david-baloga@dioceseofscranton.org or call 570-207-2213 ext. 1158 by Friday, February 4.


(Friday) 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM