Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
How does one become a Catholic?
R.C.I.A. or the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process that persons enter when interested in learning about the faith and joining the Roman Catholic Church.
Who is the RCIA process for?
- Those who have not been baptized but who want to learn about the Catholic Faith,
- Those who have been baptized in another Christian tradition who wish to join the Catholic faith,
- Those who have been baptized in the Catholic tradition but who have not received Confirmation and/or First Communion.
To begin the process it is necessary to set up an appointment.
Start Dates for 2016-2017
RCIA classes will be starting on Tuesday August 16, 2016.
Diana A. Padilla
(510) 790-3207 x103