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In Paragraph 81 of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, we read: During the period of the catechumenate there should be celebrations of the word of God that accord with the liturgical season... [ Continue Reading ]
In the catechumenate of the early Church, the early Church Fathers recounted the history of salvation (also known as "Salvation History") to their audience (inquirers and catechumens) using the... [ Continue Reading ]
Catechumenal Process Overview Chart Association for Catechumenal Ministry ISBN: 978-1-61671-130-6 Distributed by Liturgy Training Publications To Order by Phone: (800) 933-1800 Orders outside U.S.... [ Continue Reading ]
RCIA Godparent and Sponsor Handbook Association for Catechumenal Ministry Barbara A. Morgan and William J. Keimig, Editors ISBN: 978-1-933374-04-8 Distributed by Liturgy Training Publications To... [ Continue Reading ]
The RCIA process is a growth in intimacy as much as in knowledge. Alongside the powerful liturgical movements of the process and the faithful catechetical endeavor, there is also an intense pastoral... [ Continue Reading ]
Download and read the PDF article titled: To the Threshold and to the Fullness: What Is the RCIA Supposed to Be? to read a general introduction to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. A quote... [ Continue Reading ]
The Ecclesial Method is a method of carrying out catechesis that is rooted deeply in our Catholic tradition, which can be used effectively within the parish catechumenate. This blog entry will give... [ Continue Reading ]
Download and read the PDF article titled: Grace Elevating Nature: Liturgical Elements of the RCIA Catechumenate Period to discover the liturgical elements of the Christian initiation process. A... [ Continue Reading ]
Throughout the history of the Church, men and women rise to the occasion of exemplary holiness, and the Church holds up such children of God as models for holiness in our own lives as well as... [ Continue Reading ]
Download and read the PDF article titled: The Standard of Teaching: Catechesis in the RCIA Catechumenate Period to find the answer to the question: What do I teach and when should I teach it? A... [ Continue Reading ]

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