THE RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA) is a process of conversion, a process of seeking out, encouraging, and walking with those who desire to learn more about the Catholic Faith.    It is a journey of faith that we walk together.  The “we” includes the members of the RCIA Team and the Inquirers, those who have a desire to COME AND SEE.

RCIA is the Church’s way of helping people become members of the Roman Catholic Church.  It is concerned with the formation of a person into a total understanding and belief in the Church community, so that he or she can comfortably pray and serve with the community.  It is a gradual process which culminates with the sacraments of initiation, Baptism, Confirmation, and First Eucharist at Easter time.

Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic Church?

Are you unbaptized but recognize a need for spirituality in your life?

Are you baptized Catholic or baptized into another religion but never received any formal religious education?

Are you married to a Catholic and attend Mass but just don't know what the next step is to become one of the Catholic faithful?

Are you yearning for something more in your life?

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is the place for you. Every year adults are welcomed into the Catholic Community through RCIA. It is a learning and loving process in which conversion of the heart brings you to Jesus Christ.

Registrations CLOSED open 

Meeting times and locations are on Tuesday for RCIC and Thursday evening for RICA and RCIA at 7:00 PM in the Parish Office and Downstairs. 

For more information, contact the

RCIA leader, Michael Maeda: rcia@stanthonyoakley.com

RCIA (RICA IN Spanish) Leader, Deacon Alberto & Claudia Cruz: rica@staanthonyoakley.com

RCIC leader, Alejandro & Monica Mercado (13-17 yrs old): rcic@stanthonyoakley.com

by calling the office at  St. Anthony’s - 625-2048