The Journey of Faith Through RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) 

Conversion is a lifelong experience for those who seek God in ever more meaningful ways. None of us can ever say we know enough or that now we have all the answers. Only through grace do we come to God, little by little, more and more, day by day. As we make this journey, we invite you to join us in learning about the Catholic faith through a process called RCIA. 

In a group setting with members of the parish community, you will feel supported as you ask and discuss questions, and most importantly, pray. Whatever your background, you are welcome and valued. Maybe you have been baptized in another faith tradition; or you have been baptized Catholic but did not receive the other sacraments; or you are searching for a deeper relationship with God nurtured through the Catholic Church. Come walk with us. There are no tests. There are no grades - only a greater experience of God's presence in your life. 

RCIA meets on Sunday after the 8:30 AM Mass, 9:30-11:00 AM in the Religious Education Center.  IF you are unbaptized, you will be prepared to receive the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation, and Communion.  If you are baptized in another faith tradition, or you have been baptized Catholic but not received the other Sacraments of Initiation, you will be prepared for full communion in the Catholic faith to receive Confirmation and First Communion. 

For further information, please call:

The Office of Religious Education
St. Jude the Apostle Church

Eager to share your faith with those becoming Catholic?  Our RCIA team is looking for practicing Catholics familiar with reading the Catholic Bible, especially those who have already completed the RCIA Program. With enough volunteers, we could share so that no one would need to commit to every Sunday. Training can be provided by a member of the RCIA team.  Please contact Mary Body [email protected] or Karen P. Saracco [email protected].  You may also call the Parish Office at 302-644-7300