I am a professor of Theology at Loyola University Maryland and a permanent deacon of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, assigned to the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

Two Models of the RCIA

It occurs to me that there are two dominant models according to which the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is understood and practiced. In one, the RCIA is primarily a process of catechesis ordered toward the intellectual and/or spiritual development of the participants; in the other, it is primarily a series of rites leading to Baptism.

Read more
1 13 14 15 16 17 18