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The Adult Formation team assists parishes with the journey of faith of children, teenagers and adults seeking to be baptised or received into the Catholic Church. Team members can support your RCIA team with:

• Resources • Formation for RCIA team members • Starting RCIA in your parish • Year round RCIA • RCIA for young people • Assistance with the process for RCIA catechumens and candidates • Assisting with answers and information to general questions on RCIA

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At Home with God's People

A resource developed for anyone wanting to learn about the teachings of the Catholic Church – primarily of use to leaders of discussion groups. It is a background resource for those who wish for more in depth information. It explores both the life of Jesus and the tradition, which continues in his name.

Crossroads RCIA

A resource designed to provide support to parishes and communities in journeying with young people (ages 9 to 12 years and 13 to 16) who wish to explore and develop their faith with a view to receiving the Sacraments of Initiation.

Activity Book: The Crossroads RCIA resource includes an Activity Book for the 9 to 12 years age group. The Activity book contains a variety of activities that accompany the free online session plans.

Session Plans: The Crossroads website also has session plans for catechists and RCIA teams working with young people. The session plans are available to be downloaded free of charge

RCIA eNews

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Below are a number of different resources that Parishes can use for the journey of RCIA.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

A resource to help celebrants, assisting ministers, sponsors, catechumens, and congregations studying the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.

Archdiocese of Brisbane

This website has many good clips on the beliefs and works of the Archdiocese of Brisbane. These include:
• the Mass series
• Historical Jesus
• Encountering Jesus

Christian Initiation Australia Network

The official site for RCIA Support in Australia. Contains resource material as well as information on upcoming events.

Liturgy Lines

Liturgy Lines are short 500-word essays on liturgical topics written by Elizabeth Harrington, during her time as Education Officer at Liturgy Brisbane.

The Summit Online

Weekly Reflections on Sunday Gospel, EXPLORING THE WORD is useful for catechists as it offers a closer look at the Scripture of the day and how it makes more explicit God’s word to us through the teachings of Jesus Christ.

Team RCIA

An excellent US site with plenty of resource material and guides for teams to use.

Contact the ADULT FORMATION Team

We’d love to talk to you more about how to engage adults' faith and spirituality in your local context

Email

eb@bne.catholic.net.au

Phone

(07) 3324 3440