Directors of RCIA:

Deacon Derek & Terri Brown



RCIA Classes:

Wednesdays 7:30 - 9:00 pm

First Class - September 14th


Class Location:

St. Kateri Room

American Martyrs Catholic Church

1400 Deegan Place

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266






Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is a process of initiation into the Catholic Church for person who are experiencing a conversion in their lives and seeking either Baptism in the Catholic Church or full Communion with the Catholic tradition of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is the study of Catholic Christian teachings, Scripture, the development and deepening of a life of prayer and action with the support and involvement of the local Catholic community. RCIA is more than a course of instruction. It is a process of formation, designed to meet the unique and individual needs of the participants.

Who is RCIA for? - Non-Baptized individuals who wish to find out about the Catholic Faith and be baptized. - Those baptized in another faith who want to find out more about the Catholic Faith and make a Profession of Faith. - Those baptized Catholic but who never received Confirmation or First Eucharist.

Registration Information The journey to full initiation into the Catholic Faith begins with necessary and essential information. This form is designed to provide that essential information for our RCIA directors so that they may tailor a program based upon your needs and desires for full communion with the Catholic Church. All information you provide is confidential and will only be submitted to the RCIA directors and our Pastor, Monsignor John Barry. NO information is shared with any other staff member, ministry, or other outside source.

RCIA Class Materials There is a fee of $60 to cover books and materials. You may pay this fee by check at the first class. Please make your check payable to American Martyrs Church (note RCIA in the memo section).

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