RCIA/RCIC IMPORTANT CHANGE effective 3/14/2020
To all of our Candidates, Elect, Sponsors and Team members:
Out of respect for the Governor's requests and the Bishop's directives regarding the threat of COVID-19 we will continue to gather for 9:30am Mass and celebrate the rituals during the Mass, HOWEVER we will not be dismissed nor have catechesis after Mass. For now, I will communicate and share lessons/reflections with you via email. If other teaching means become available, I will communicate that with you at that time. I remain with you all in prayer-- Trisha
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The process of becoming a Catholic is called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) and the Rite of Christian Initiation adapted for Children (R.C.I.C.). It is for non-baptized persons and for baptized persons of Christian denominations. The R.C.I.A. process starts with weekly Inquiry meetings in September. These meetings are designed to help the person wanting to become a Catholic to obtain answers about the church in order to help the individual discern the extent of his/her call. We also invite persons baptized in the Catholic faith tradition who have not received the sacrament(s) of Confirmation and/or Eucharist.
The R.C.I.A. process continues with weekly meetings in October and comes to a completion with the reception of the Sacraments of Initiation, that is, Baptism, Confirmation, and the Eucharist during Easter time followed by a period of Mystagogia. The formal process ends approximately at Pentecost. If you or someone you know, is interested in joining our Catholic faith, please contact Trisha Labbe at (985) 345-3360, ext. 28 or email@example.com.
Complete the Registration Form below, print, and return to the Church Office or email to Trisha Labbe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Ghost Catholic Church
601 N Oak Street
Hammond, LA 70401
Phone: (985) 345-3360
Fax: (985) 542-4191
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