For more information on this process of Christian Initiation,

contact Jane Jurden at 903-560-0575 or the church office at 903-873-3862

are searching and inquiring about the Catholic way of life. While this program is oriented for adults, it accepts teenagers who are mature enough to participate in the RCIA process.


There is also a program for children of age seven and up. This program is called the "Rite of Christian Initiation of Children," or RCIC.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

The initials R.C.I.A. stands for the "Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults." (RCIA)


The RCIA, a program of the Catholic Church, is oriented towards those who