Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

The rite of Christian initiation… is designed for adults who, after hearing the mystery of Christ proclaimed, consciously and freely seek the living God and enter the way of faith and conversion as the Holy Spirit opens their hearts.

– RCIA, pp.1


2018 - 2019 Events

August 25, 2018

RCIA Training Day: Introduction to RCIA
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saint Dominic (Southington)
$10.00 registration cost – click above to register

October 6, 2018

How to Form Faithful Adults
Featured Presenter: John Roberto, president of LifelongFaith Associates
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saint John Bosco (Branford) – Saint Mary campus
$15.00 registration cost – click above to register

December 1, 2018

RCIA Training Day: Rite Preparation
Featured Presenter: Gerald Galipeau (Past Vice President and Chief Publishing
Officer for the J.S. Paluch Company and World Library Publications)
9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Archdiocesan Center at Saint Thomas Seminary (Bloomfield)
$10.00 registration cost – click above to register

Resources for RCIA Teams

The OEEC has prepared a comprehensive list of resources for those involved in RCIA ministry. It includes primary sources, catechetical and liturgical resources, online training opportunities, and more. This list is available in a PDF, which can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here.


For more information, or if you have questions or comments, please contact:
Nicole M. Perone
Archdiocesan Director of Adult Faith Formation
860.242.5573 x2677