of Children and Youth
are 8 years or older are prepared for the Sacraments of
Initiation (Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation) through a
process of instruction and liturgical rites - the Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults
(R.C.I.A.) adapted for children of catechetical age. Older
children and youth who were baptized in another Christian
tradition are also brought into the Catholic Church family
through this R.C.I.A. process. We expect parents along with
sponsors to participate in some meetings and some sessions
with their children. We assist parents in
determining fitting sponsors/godparents for their children.
for youth (8 - 17 yrs): Silvia Chiesa
initiation rites also strive to rekindle the faith of the
whole parish, to communicate and clarify our Catholic
tradition, and to build our identity as a community united by
faith in Jesus Christ.
program also needs team members as leaders and companions to accompany,
instruct and share their faith with young participants on
their journey toward full initiation and communion with the Church.
need and welcome your participation and support!