There are three Sacraments of Christian Initiation. Baptism, Confirmation, and the Holy Eucharist are the Sacraments of Christian Initiation. They ground the common vocation of all Christ's disciples, a vocation to holiness and to the mission of evangelizing the world. They confer the graces needed for the life according to the Spirit during this life as pilgrims on the march towards the homeland. (Catechism of the Catholic Church # 1533)
WHAT IS R.C.I.A.?
1. The initials R.C.I.A. stands for the "Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults." (RCIA) The RCIA, a program of the Catholic Church, is oriented towards those who are searching and inquiring about the Catholic way of life. While this program is oriented for adults, it accepts teenagers who are mature enough to participate in the RCIA.
2. There is also a program for children of age seven and up. This program is called the "Rite of Christian Initiation of Children," or RCIC.
3. Throughout this text, the word "rite" will be used. It should be noted that the word has two different meanings.
4. (a) When referring to the Latin, Roman or Eastern Rite of the Catholic Church, the word "rite" relates to the specific way that the Catholic liturgy is carried out. It represents the words and ceremonies that are prescribed for the liturgy and the Sacraments of each particular rite. Within the Catholic Church, there are a number of rites such as the Ambrosian rite, the Byzantine, the Alexandrian or Coptic, the Syriac, the Armenian, the Maronite, and Chaldeans rites. (Catechism of the Catholic Church # 1203)
5. (b) When referring to the RCIA process of the Latin or Roman "rite," the word "rite" represents the liturgical ceremonies that are celebrated in the presence of the worshipping assembly, these rites marking the beginning of each stage of the RCIA process.
6. "Catechesis" means "instruction in the Catholic Faith.
7. "Catechist" mean "a person, either from the clergy, religious or a lay person, who instructs others in the Catholic Faith.
8. "Catechumen" means "a person who has never been baptized and who wishes to become a Catholic." During the "catechumenate" process, such a person is called a "catechumen.
9. Catechumen (Gr. katechoumenos, one instructed), is the name applied to one undergoing instruction preparatory to the reception of Baptism and admission into the Church. Historically, there were three distinct classes of catechumens; audientes, or hearers; catechumens proper, sometimes called genuflectentes, or kneelers; and competentes, or those ready for Baptism. (The New Catholic Dictionary, Copyright 1929)
10. The word "catechumenate" means "the entire RCIA process." More specifically, it involves "the second phases of RCIA, the period of formal instruction.
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