The Process by Which Adults Become Catholic
The RCIA is a process for forming new members of the Catholic Community. At St. Theresa, the RCIA is addressed primarily to adults who are:
In welcoming new members, the Church’s primary concern is to help people experience God’s love and forgiveness in their own lives. The question, "How do I become a Catholic?" asked in a deeper way is, ‘How do I become a more loving person?" For Catholics the path of loving is built on the Gospel.
- We study our faith.
- We are an active part of a community.
- We worship together with grateful hearts.
- We reach out in love to serve those in need.
The process of becoming a member of the Church encompasses the actual practice of the above four principles.
Lynda Knoche, RCIA Director
The Catholic Church invites you to come and see.