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The Archdiocesan Office for Christian Initiation and Office for Hispanic Christian Initiation provide resources to aid parishes in implementing the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). The following links provide information for initiation ministers (coordinators, catechists, team members, sponsors and godparents):
Christian Initiation Resources
This link will take you to a listing of the Archdiocese of Washington’s RCIA resources, including books and websites.
Christian Initiation Ministry Formation Events
This link will take you to all Ministry Formation events. Just scroll down and look for Christian Initiation/RCIA events.
Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion
Information about the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion, scheduled for the first and second Sundays of Lent each year.
For Christian Initiation Coordinators
Forms and other resources to use in the initiation process.
For more information about Christian initiation, contact us.