The R. C. I. A.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults welcomes through the sacraments of initiation, adults who have never been baptized; adults who have been baptized in other Christian communities; and adults who were baptized Catholic but not catechized and who are lacking in one or more of eh sacraments of initiation.
ADULT FAITH FORMATION
There is a three stage way to become a Christian in the Catholic Tradition: First, the proclamation of the Kerigma or announcement of the Good News that Jesus is. Second, instruction, formation or Catechesis about the meaning and consequences of that relationship with the Christ and His cause, what Christian life is all about. Third, the public, ritual-
Out of that Catholic experience Adult Faith Formation (AFF) needs to be a staple in our Parish Community. Same as Stewardship, taking care of the gifts given to me and how I use them with my fellow human beings, Christians or not, and the Environment, God’s Creation.
Beginning in September we will resume our AFF here in the Parish Community. We will keep talking / learning about the Bible, this time the New Testament and dive in those 27 writings that constitute for us Sacred Scripture. The schedule is to be announced, so be attentive. Come, experience, learn, celebrate, be thankful and share!