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Sacramental Preparation

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

For those considering becoming Catholic.

Classes begin early in September.

Coordinator: Fr. Jim Blaettler, S.J. at 415.422.6639

 

Confirmation 

For those wanting to get confirmed, Confirmation class is being offered for Spring 2013. The class meets every Sunday, beginning January 27, 6:15 to 7:45 pm at the Romero Room, University Ministry office, Lower Phelan Hall. Confirmation mass/ceremony will take place at St. Agnes in late April or early May. Contact person is Stephen Abuan, S.J.


 

Week
Date
Topic

Week 1
Jan 29
Introduction/Get to know one another/Scope of class
What is God’s presence in your life? To what is what God calling you?
What are your beliefs? Why do you want to get confirmed?
Week 2 Feb 5
Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures
Structure of OT/ Salvation history/God’s Covenant
Week 3 Feb 12
New Testament/The Gospels Continuation of Salvation history
Week 3
Feb 19
No Class: Presidents’ Day Weekend
Week 4
Feb 26
Prayer in Scriptures/Prayer in general/ Relationship with God
Week 5
March 4
Acts of the Apostles/Church History
Week 5
March 11
no class: spring break
Week 6
March 18
Church History, cont’d
Week 7
March 25
The Sacraments
Week 8
April 1
Paschal Mystery/Easter
Week 9
April 8
no class: Easter Sunday
Week 10 April 15
Paschal Mystery/Easter
Week 10
April 22
What we believe/Nicene Creed/Apostles’ Creed
Week 11
April 29
What now? What does it mean to be a Catholic? Do I have a relationship with God and others? What is life in the Spirit?
Week 11
TBA
Rehearsal - Time: TBD Location: St. Ignatius Church
Week 12
TBA
Confirmation Day - Time: TBD Location: St. Ignatius Church