An ongoing program of welcome, listening, discussion and instruction for “former Catholics” and those who have returned to the Church. This program meets on Wednesdays at Newman Hall from 7:30 to 9:00 pm starting in September and continuing until Easter. Contact Fr. Al Moser for more information.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
For those who want to be baptized in the Catholic Church or who have already been baptized in another Christian tradition and who want to become Catholic, or those who have been baptized Catholic but have not had First Communion or Confirmation. An introduction to the stories, rituals, and symbols of the Catholic community which invites those preparing for baptism or reception into the church to enter deeper into their faith journey. The community celebrates baptism/reception at Easter. Also a great update for interested spouses and lifelong Catholics. Wednesdays, 7:30-9:00 p.m., beginning each September and continuing until Easter. Contact Fr. Al Moser at email@example.com.
A program for Catholics 18 and over who have been baptized and received First Communion but have not been confirmed. Spring semester; dates TBA. Please check the bulletin, the web site, or call the church in early 2009 for details. No preregistration necessary; just come to the first session. Contact Fr. Bernie Campbell at (510) 848-7812 x202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Busy Person’s Retreat
The Busy Person’s Retreat takes place over three days in late January. It focuses on personal prayer and spiritual direction.
Please check the bulletin or call the church in December or early January for details.
Adult Faith Formation
Watch the bulletin for subjects and dates of adult education evenings.
Introduction to Catholicism
A four-week adult education series for all seekers: lifelong Catholics, interested spouses, students, anyone! Four Mondays, every fall.