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 8:30 pm beginning April 12 via Zoom. 

 

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.

If you have questions call Bob or Bev Ward, 703-644-5873 or via e-mail at biblestudy@straymonds.org

Below is a link to the Registration Form.  Please fill out the pdf and email it back to BibleStudy@straymonds.org as soon as possible. Also below is the RCIA Calendar listing the weekly topics for discussion.  

Our discussion will be based on Father Leo Trese’s book The Faith Explained. You will need to stop by the parish office (9:00 AM to 4:30 PM) to pick up a copy the book before we begin on the 14th

Click here for registration card.

Click here for Spring/Summer calendar of events.

 

RCIA 2021 Spring and Summer resources below:

June 14, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

June 7, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

May 31, 2021 Class

No class due to Memorial Day Holiday

May 24, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

May 17, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

May 10, 2021 Class

Video 

Slides 

May 3, 2021 Class

Video

Slides 

April 26, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

April 19, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

 

April 12, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

RCIA 2020-21 resources below:

March 29, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

March 22, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

March 15, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

March 8, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

March 1, 2021 Class

Video 

Slides 

February 22, 2021 Class

Video

Slides 

February 15, 2021 Class

No class due to Federal Holiday

February 8, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

February 1, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

January 25, 2021 Class

Video

Slides 

January 18, 2021 Class

No class due to Martin Luther King Holiday

January 11, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

January 4, 2021 Class

Video

Slides

 

December 28, 2020 Class

No class due to Christmas Holiday

December 21, 2020 Class

No class due to Christmas Holiday

December 14, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

December 7, 2020 Class

Video 

Slides

November 30, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

November 23, 2020 Class

Video 

Slides

November 16, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

November 9, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

November 2, 2020 Class

Video 

Slides

October 26, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

October 19, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

October 12, 2020 Class

No class due to Federal Holiday.

October 5, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

September 28, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

September 21, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

September 14, 2020 Class

Video

Slides

 

Previous Year – March 16, 2020 Class

Click here for presentation slides

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

Click here for presentation slides

Click here to listen to lesson on “Holy Orders”

March 30, 2020 Class

Click here for presentation slides

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

April 6, 2020 Class

Click here for presentation slides

Click here to listen to lesson on “The Bible”