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RCIA begins on September 9

RCIA begins on September 9

Do you know someone who is interested in becoming Catholic or who wants to learn more about the Catholic Faith? Invite him or her to Holy Family’s RCIA Class. RCIA stands for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Our RCIA class begins on September 9 at 7:00 p.m. in Holy Family’s Halpine Room. RCIA is beginning for the last time, meaning that it will never come to a stop again. Some people who will start classes … Read entire article »

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RCIA to Begin for the Last Time

RCIA to Begin for the Last Time

BY FATHER JOHN GRANT Philip found Nathanael, and said to him, ‘We have found him of whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.’ Nathanael said to him, ‘Can anything good come out of Nazareth?’ Philip said to him, ‘Come and see.’” (Jn 1:45-46) Have you ever had a conversation like this with a friend or relative, who is interested in the Catholic faith, but doesn’t know where … Read entire article »

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Photo Album from the Easter Vigil: April 4, 2015

Photo Album from the Easter Vigil: April 4, 2015

At this month’s Easter Vigil, Bishop Slattery Baptized eight people, received nine into Full Communion, Confirmed twenty-five, and gave Holy Communion to fifteen. This album of photos was taken at that April 4, 2015 Easter Vigil. 2015 Easter Vigil … Read entire article »

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RCIA members become Catechumens and Candidates

RCIA members become Catechumens and Candidates

  “Dear candidates, I mark you with the sign of Christ’s cross. The whole community welcomes you with love and stands ready to help you.”     At his final 10:00 Sunday Mass at the Cathedral, Father Louis Obirieze administered the Rite of Acceptance to the RCIA class. This class has been meeting weekly since the beginning of September. They have reached the point in their formation where the Church invites them to become Catechumens, those preparing for Baptism, … Read entire article »

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Interested in knowing more about the Catholic Faith?

Interested in knowing more about the Catholic Faith?

Interested in knowing more about the Catholic Faith? The Summer Inquiry Session will happen on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 starting June 4th. Come and visit with members of the RCIA Team  and discuss questions that you may have about the Catholic Faith. We hope to see you there! If you have questions, email Sisterjeri45@yahoo.com. … Read entire article »

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RCIA: Entering Lent

RCIA: Entering Lent

We are prepared to enter Lent and our class is learning what fasting and abstinence is all about. They study the sacraments in detail and discover the structure of the Church and they find ways to express their faith in daily life. Members of our class have been attending Mass and learning how this is the source and summit of Catholicism. They appreciate being able to join other parishioners in the communion line as they … Read entire article »

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RCIA: Growing Faith is an Exciting Adventure

RCIA: Growing Faith is an Exciting Adventure

    Jason and Lenora Bliss have spent the last few years engaging with our parish as they have been called to the Catholic faith and have pursued its value in their life. Here are their responses to questions about that journey. Jason, what made you reach out for Catholic teaching? God comes to us. I think that I was drawn in my early years attending school and Mass at Monte Casino. As a child I enjoyed Mass … Read entire article »

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RCIA Sponsors are Christian Companions

RCIA Sponsors are Christian Companions

by the RCIA Ministry Team photo: Cathy Nelson Each person who is a candidate for full communion has a sponsor who travels the path with him and provides an example of being Catholic.  For those inquirers who will be baptized, their support sponsor is called a Godparent, serving the same purpose, but with a lifelong commitment. However, both sponsors and Godparents often become lifelong friends with the inquirers. These sponsors get to know their candidates, and become witnesses … Read entire article »

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