Becoming Catholic (RCIA)

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides.    Matthew 6:33

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, then I will enter his house and dine with him, and he with me.    Revelation 3:20

Participants will be meeting weekly
to make their journey to becoming Catholic on
Wednesdays  at 7pm in the Chapel.

There is still a little time to join the journey! If you are interested in knowing more about the Catholic faith, becoming Catholic, or perhaps know someone who is? Please if you have any questions, please email Mary Kovach or contact one of our priests at 440-255-0600.

Since January, the 5 women on the right have been meeting to get to know each other as well as beginning to learn a little more about the Catholic faith!

Do you want a relationship with Jesus Christ and a change in your life?
Do you feel the Catholic Church is a community you would like to be a part of?
Do you want to learn about Jesus Christ, the scriptures, the church doctrine and prayers that Catholics follow?
Are you interested in becoming Catholic and have questions about what steps you need to take next?

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, then contact Mary Kovach and introduce yourself or complete the Become Catholic Inquiry Form and a member of the team will contact you.
Mary 440 255-0600 or click here to email her.

Mary is the coordinator of the RCIA team she will answer any questions you may have and guide you through the process. Though the church group process begins in August you do not have to wait to contact the parish.

The formal explanation of the way an individual becomes Catholic is described below.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults & Children

The RCIA and RCIC process is the journey by which adults and children, who have reached the age of reason (7), become fully initiated members of the Catholic Church. This involves the gradual formation of individuals through a conversion process as they are introduced to Scripture, church doctrine, liturgy and prayer – all centered on Jesus Christ.

The RCIA and RCIC process begins in late August and includes a team of parishioners who welcome our catechumens/candidates and share their own journey. The adults and children are welcomed into the Church at the Easter Vigil. RCIA is also open to adults who were baptized Catholics but did not receive the Sacraments of Confirmation or Eucharist.

For more information, please call:

Mary Kovach

Parish office: 440-255-0600

Here are a few additional websites that you may find helpful:

For those new to faith:
Catholics Online

Discover a Beautiful Faith

For those who want to learn more:
Beginning Catholic

For those returning to faith:
Catholics Come Home

Useful Links:

Catechism of the Catholic Church

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