Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)


Discover Your Faith

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RCIA is a program that reaches out to those thinking about joining the Catholic faith. The group participates in a weekly journey of faith understanding, that begins usually in September and culminates in the initiation ceremony at the Great Easter Vigil liturgy on Holy Saturday.

click here for the RCIA Inquirer/registration form


Who is RCIA for?

  • Anyone who has never been baptized
  • Anyone who has been baptized in another Christian religion and wishes to become Catholic


To read more about the RCIA process, check out the
United States Conference of Catholic Bishop's web page.


Please contact the rectory for more information
on the RCIA program here at St. Joseph's.

Easter Lily

Easter Vigil 2019 Homily by Fr. Gurnee - The building is iconic.  Millions of visitors come to see her and, she has become the symbol of a country.   (Please read the rest on the bulletin page of our website.)




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