At last! A hands-on, comprehensive, enjoyable, and affordable guide to everything you want or need to know about the catechumenate process. This is exactly what team-trainers have been looking for: a resource packed with advice, tips, techniques, and tools to help them start or sustain the catechumenate in their parishes. It includes advice for every aspect of the rite: starting a team running a catechetical session leading a dismissal session finding sponsors discerning if catechumens are ready making adaptations for your parish heading up the children's RCIA celebrating the rites With this field guide in their hands, parish leaders and teams will have the confidence they need to lead the RCIA, teach others how to help with the process, and transform the hearts of everyone involved. This book offers all the help they need, including rehearsal outlines for the major celebrations, a list of appropriate Sundays for celebrating the Rite of Acceptance, and 100 ideas for involving your most important team member the parish community. This is THE perfect resource for everyone who is responsible for guiding catechumens and candidates on their conversion journey from the pastor to catechists to sponsors and godparents. It will completely transform the way initiation happens in a parish!
The Way of the Faith: A Field Guide for the RCIA Process