The Association for Catechumenal Ministry

Fostering the Full Implementation of the Order of Christian Initiation

Catechumenate

Question: I am thrilled that I found this website. Thank you very much! We are currently trying to begin a year round process for RCIA. I understand and love the way you explained the Inquiry time,... [ Continue Reading ]
This one hour presentation gives you an overall picture of the RCIA process focusing on the liturgical, catechetical and the pastoral aspects of the process. This presentation also explores the five... [ Continue Reading ]
Discernments are the important road signs on the highway of RCIA. They help the participant to reflect on where they started, where they see God calling them and where they want to be. Hopefully the... [ Continue Reading ]
This presentation was given by Dino Durando and Stacy Phillips from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Modesto, CA at the Diocese of Sacramento's Catechist Ministry Day on September 26, 2009 in Sacramento... [ Continue Reading ]
The testimony of Christian living means that fellowship and love should be tangibly present from the first contact with inquirers.  Catholicism is emphatically not a "me and Jesus" form of the... [ Continue Reading ]
The Christian initiation process is such a fundamental activity of the parish that the pastor and RCIA leader should ensure that everything possible is done, within the available resources of the... [ Continue Reading ]
In a typical parish RCIA setting, we are given very little time to catechize in proportion to the beautiful depth of each truth of the faith. With such limited time, with so much to learn, what must... [ Continue Reading ]
RCIA Catechist's Manual, 2nd Edition Association for Catechumenal Ministry Barbara A. Morgan and William J. Keimig, Editors ISBN: 978-1-933374-07-9 Distributed by Liturgy Training Publications To... [ Continue Reading ]
RCIA catechetical sessions are not meant solely to transmit information like the convert classes of old.  The purpose of catechesis is to initiate and foster the process of conversion of heart and... [ Continue Reading ]
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 ]

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