Some oddities in the way things unfold in this rite….Read more
The Church today asks us to conduct ourselves in a particular way in Christian initiation because the way we initiate is a fundamental expression of who we are.Read more
TeamRCIA nurtures and supports catechumenate ministers to be the listening church.Read more
Anne Koester reviews Eliot Kapitan, Unfolding the Mystery of Christ.Read more
Last year I published a post on PrayTell telling how Bishop Michele Fusco of the central-Italian Diocese of Sulmona-Valva, Italy, had abolished godparents in hisRead more
If the confirmation debate is over, it’s probably only over for now.
Paul Turner responds to Tim Gabrielli.
Tweaking the age of Confirmation is not going to solve our issues around disaffiliation.Read more
A deacon, a defective baptismal formula, and a decree. I have some questions.Read more
We need better models of godparent preparation. Insights from the RCIA can help.Read more
Bishop Michele Fusco of Diocese of Sulmona-Valva, Italy, has recently published a decree where he abolishes Godparents in Baptism and Confirmation for a three yearRead more