How to Become a Catholic

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC
AND LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE CATHOLIC FAITH?

ARE YOU A BAPTIZED CATHOLIC
BUT HAVE NOT RECEIVED ALL THE SACRAMENTS?


You are invited to participate in the RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults). This is a process of prayer, reflection and study spread over several months, during which the inquirer participates in Catholic life and worship. The focus of the process is Christian conversion – a change of heart in which the individual turns toward God and away from whatever is in the way of living a full Christian life.

Why are we here? What is life all about? What happens when we die?

These are some of life’s deepest questions, rooted in the human heart’s deepest desires: happiness, love, beauty, meaning.

Where can we find the answers to these questions and these desires? Until satisfied, we are left questioning, longing, and searching.

The Search video series guides viewers through an arc of seven episodes, examining the great big story of everything—life and death, sorrow and happiness, science and faith—as astrophysicists, psychologists, astronauts, neuroscientists, professors, athletes, artists, and the beauty of the cosmos all point to one big (and perhaps surprising) conclusion: that Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church have the best and most satisfying answers to every one of the questions and desires of the human heart.

Join us in September to view this series together!

Contact [email protected] for details

After a period of preparation, initiation usually takes place on Holy Saturday (the night before Easter Sunday) with the reception of the sacraments of initiation.

If the overview of the RCIA process seems daunting, fear not! You will be experiencing this journey with other adults who are also learning about the Catholic Church. A team of dedicated people from the parish community facilitate the weekly meetings to assist you in deepening your understanding of the Catholic faith. Most importantly, the process takes place within a parish community that will support you with their prayers.

If you or someone you know has an interest in our Catholic faith…satisfy that interest. Invite them to join you at Mass or a gathering at Resurrection.

Take the first step and inquire about RCIA. Call Joanne at 239-482-6883 or email [email protected]

We have been called by God to do his work: to walk with our brothers and sisters
who seek the Risen Lord and want to learn about the Catholic faith.
It is a privilege to do so.