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RCIA

RCIA Schedule of Sessions

2023-2024

When: Tuesday evenings

Time: 6:30 pm

Place:  Sessions take place via Zoom

VIRTUAL  RCIA

Again, this  year, we are opening up our sessions to ANYONE, whether you are enrolled in our RCIA program or not! If there is a subject that interests you (see session schedule) then simply join us via  ZOOM for one (or more!) of our Virtual Tuesday evening classes.

 

If you are interested in joining a VIRTUAL  session, simply email Mike Duffy, RCIA Director at swcoffee1@gmail.com to obtain the weekly meeting link!

SESSION 1 

September 26, 2023

Introduction/RCIA Overview/Guiding Principles. Why be Catholic?

 

SESSION 2 

October 3, 2023

The Bible and our Relationship with God. Jesus Christ, The Holy Spirit, The Trinity, The Word made flesh: what does it all mean? 

 

SESSION 3 

October 10, 2023

Jesus Ministry (1): love God and your Neighbor. Forgiveness, Mercy, The Sermon on the Mount/The Beatitudes, The Mystical Body of Christ

 

SESSION 4 

October 17, 2023

Jesus Ministry (2): The Passion, Cross and Resurrection….The Good News!

SESSION 5 

October 24, 2023

Framing our lives with the Liturgy and Sacraments. The centrality of the Eucharist

 

SESSION 6 

November 7, 2023

Sin: Confession, Forgiveness and Reconciliation

SESSION 7 

November 14, 2023

Group Meeting & Praying the Rosary with Msgr. Michael

SESSION 8

November 21, 2023

Prayer: purpose, form, frequency, content

SESSION 9 

November 28, 2023

Living your faith in America (or anywhere)

SESSION 10 

December 5, 2023

The Catholic Church: An overview and history – 2000 years in 60 minutes (or so)

 

SESSION 11

December 12, 2023

Christmas, Easter and Key Feast Days

 

SESSION 12

January 9, 2024

Rituals, Symbols, Places in a Church

 

SESSION 13

January 16, 2024

 The Blessed Virgin, The Saints, and Biblical figures worth knowing 

 

SESSION 14

January 23, 2024

 Virtues: Corporal & Spiritual Works of Mercy  Living the Lenten Journey

 

SESSION 15

January 30, 2024

Challenges facing the Church (Secularism, Relativism, Sex Abuse, etc.)

SESSION 16

February 13, 2024

Living the Lenten Journey

SAVE  THE DATE

Services to be held at the cathedral in Newark: 

Feb 17, 2024:

The Call to Continuing Conversion  

Feb 18, 2024:

The Rite of Election 

Note: The purpose of these services will be

explained during the  RCIA meetings. 

 

Receiving the Sacraments: 

March 30, 2024:

The Easter Vigil

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