Posts Tagged ‘rcia’

Inviting Others to Join Us on the Road of Faith to New Life in Christ

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

One of the fruits of the Second Vatican Council, the 50th anniversary of which we celebrate during this Year of Faith, was the restoration of the catechumenate  in Sacrosanctum Concilium (No. 64) and the subsequent establishment of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) to facilitate the entry of adults into the Church Universal. In […] [Read more]

Our New Life in Christ

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

With great solemnity, the Church celebrates baptism and Easter, and along with the Easter Candle, the baptismal font and its water are the central symbols of the Easter season.  On Easter Sunday and each Sunday of the Easter season (the 50 days between Easter and Pentecost), the priest will bless water with these words, “Bless […] [Read more]