Rite of Christian Initiation in Adults (RCIA)

For “by the sacrament of Confirmation, [the baptized] are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit. Hence they are, as true witnesses of Christ, more strictly obliged to spread and defend the faith by word and deed.” (1285)

Requirements for RCIA (Los casos varían si estan acompañados con alguna pareja)

  1. Candidates for all sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and  Eucharist) must be at least 7 years of age and unbaptized.sponsor is required

You have to bring the candidate’s birth certificate and fill out a registration form, you have to be register in our parish, participate on sunday mass, contact carmen for more information

  1. Candidates for the sacraments of Confirmation and First Communion, who are already baptized, must be at least 15 years of age

You have to bring the candidate’s baptism certificate and fill out a registration form, you have to be register in our Parish, pariticipate on sunday mass, sporsor is required, contact Carmen for mor information

* Sponsors must be fully initiated (baptism, confirmation, and first communion) Catholics in good standing, who are willing and able to model the Catholic faith for those to be confirmed.

RCIA Registration will be open on May- July

Registration form: RCIA First communion and Confirmationhttps://forms.gle/psczmzRSRsoWQAvM7

Registration form: Sacrament of Initiation: https://forms.gle/mcwnqdTa7c55qjjY7 

Program begin in September -May

Calendar of the program 2021-22:  https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=c_s86skop8lvhtk2knploh1kt0ak%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America%2FNew_York

Parish staff members – Whom to contact

Carmen O’Brien 804.729.5497 or 804.621.5979 (text) email: cobrien@sacredheartrva.org

Mon.- Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm