2017-2018 Schedule

See a schedule of topics covered during the 2017-2018 R.C.I.A. program below.

October 11Introductions & Welcome (Fr. Morgan V. Rice, CSB & Jessica De Luca)
October 18Quest for God (Jessica De Luca)
October 25Teaching Mass (Fr. Morgan V. Rice, CSB)
November 1Encountering God through the Scriptures (John Dalla Costa)
November 8Music in the Catholic Tradition (John Paul Farahat)
November 15Christology (Dr. Michael Attridge)
November 22Trinity (Fr. Gilles Mongeau, SJ)
November 29The Eucharist: Food for the Journey (Fr. Jim Carruthers, CSB)
December 6St. Basil’s Parish Tour / Coffee & Conversation with Sponsors
December 13Advent Social
January 10Sacraments of Baptism & Confirmation (Br. Emmaus O’Herlihy, OSB)
January 17Sacrament of the Vocation (Marilena Berardinelli & Fr. Morgan V. Rice, CSB)
January 24Sacrament of Healing (Fr. John Reddy, CSB)
January 31Sacrament of Reconciliation (Fr. Morgan V. Rice, CSB & Jessica De Luca)
February 7Teaching Mass (John Paul Farahat, Fr. Norm Tanck, CSB)
February 14Welcoming Lent (John Dalla Costa)
February 21Introduction to the Social Doctrine of the Church and the Beatitudes (John Dalla Costa)
February 28Human Sexuality: A Catholic Perspective (Dr. Moira McQueen)
March 7Introduction to Eco-Theology (Dr. Stephen Scharper)
March 14Call to Holiness (John Dalla Costa)
March 21Preparing for Holy Week: A Lenten Retreat (Jessica De Luca)
March 28Tenebrae Service
March 31Easter Vigil
April 11Debrief post-vigil: Sharing the Experience / Discernment of Charisms
April 18Evangelization and ‘giving back’ (followed by year-end social)