Auckland RCIA Network
The best ideas and resources are usually found in the people doing the same task. The Religious Education Team invites parish coordinators and catechists to gather and share prayer and wisdom. If you would like to be on the invite list please e-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Liturgy Office has an RCIA section which includes:
- The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference Policy Welcoming New Members.
There are also opportunities to learn more about the RCIA process, including some free online training.
Diocesan Support and Advice
Sr Siân Owen is the diocesan support person for parish RCIA. Please feel free to contact her with questions or ideas/links for sharing email@example.com ph. (09) 360 3056.
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Annulment: A Guide for RCIA Candidates, Ministers and others
Apprenticed to Christ$25.00
Breaking Open the Lectionary
Confirming Adult Catholics: Five Sessions for Preparation and Reflection$30.00
Formed in Faith: Sessions for Inquiry, Catechumenate, and Ongoing Faith Formation$85.00
Introducing Catholic Prayer for RCIA Leaders
Practice Makes Catholic, by Joe Paprocki
The Catholic Faith Handbook
The Catholic Source Book
Other Useful Resources
As resources that might be useful to RCIA Teams are found they will be posted here. Come back often to see what’s available and let us know if you find something worth sharing.
Fr. Josh Johnson explains how to read Scripture prayerfully and come away with something we can do to grow our faith in God. He demonstrates how lectio divina is a helpful guide in our pilgrim journey. A short lively introduction to a tool that many teams use already in their RCIA ministry.
The role of the RCIA Team member includes the need to be continually evaluating the process and growing our understanding of RCIA. Here we will post links to articles RCIA teams will find worth reading.
Are Your RCIA Seekers Awed by the Faith? Seekers will only think about and remember ideas that they care about in their hearts. How do we enable this to happen in our RCIA process? This article encourages RCIA teams to engage the heart as well as the head in the pilgrimage of faith.