Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
RCIA is the formation process whereby adults become Catholic from another faith tradition or no faith background. RCIA is designed for those who are considering joining the Catholic Church through celebrating the sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist) at the Easter Vigil. The process welcomes adults who have never been baptized and those who have been baptized in another Christian tradition. The journey is Scripture-centered and involves sharing, fellowship, and doctrine. 

RCIA is a restoration of an ancient practice of initiation into the Catholic Church, which is a process of discernment and ritual leading to sacramental initiation in the Catholic Church. 

Mother of Good Counsel would be delighted for you to join us for any length of this journey.  No commitment is necessary before we start – simply “come and see” for yourself and engage in some learning, prayer, community, and discernment. 

RCIA classes meet Tuesday evenings at 7 pm at the Mother of Good Counsel. If you are interested in

Our first gathering will be Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Father Farrell Spiritual Life Center at Mother of Good Counsel (329 Poplar Street Hazard, KY 41701).

RCIA AS ADAPTED FOR CHILDREN – for children who are unbaptized and are in the 2nd through 12th grades.