Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist are the three sacraments of initiation. By these one is incorporated into Christ and His Church.
The process of an adult becoming a Catholic has four distinct phases:
Rite of Christian Initiation Adapted for Children
Children who are seven years old and older seeking baptism must be involved in the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) adapted for children. This is a two-year process culminating in the celebration of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist at the Easter Vigil. We welcome inquiries about the process by contacting Joel Musser at 919-281-0720.