Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)- the process by which adults are instructed in the Doctrine of the Church and are prepared to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, First Penance (Confession) , Holy Eucharist (Communion) and Confirmation.   This class is offered on Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm in the Rectory Classroom (Maurer Room) from September 9, 2019 until April 6, 2020 (except for Holidays).  This program is designed to prepare 1) adult non-Catholics seeking information to understand and/or to enter the Catholic Church, and 2) adult baptized Catholics seeking First Holy Communion and/or Confirmation.  Anyone who desires a better understanding of Catholic teachings and practices are welcomed.

No registration is required. If you have questions call Bob or Bev Ward, 703-644-5873 or via e-mail at biblestudy@straymonds.org

 

March 16, 2020 Class

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Click here to listen to lesson on “Temporal Punishment and Indulgences”.

Click here to listen to lesson on “Penance/Confession and Reconciliation”.

Click here to listen to lesson on the Sacrament of the “Anointing of the Sick”. 

March 23, 2020 Class

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Click here to listen to lesson on “Holy Orders”

March 30, 2020 Class

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Click here to listen to lesson on “Prayer and Our Father”

April 6, 2020 Class

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Click here to listen to lesson on “The Bible”