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 September 14, 2020 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 calendar of events.

RCIA 2020-21 resources below:

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

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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”