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Rite of Sending for Election

Here are texts from the RCIA for a parish celebration for Sending Catechumens for Election and Candidates for Recognition by the Bishop, ahead of the Rite of Election in Arundel Cathedral (Saturday 29th February at 2.30pm). On the Rites page, you … Continue reading

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How to celebrate the Scrutinies without scaring the Catechumens! (From Team RCIA)

“How do we explain the scrutinies to the catechumens without scaring them?” That was a question Team RCIA received recently. The structure and beautiful prayers of the rite don’t seem frightening, but perhaps we’re put off by the titles scrutiny … Continue reading

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Rite of Sending for Election

Here are texts from the RCIA for a parish celebration for Sending Catechumens for Election and Candidates for Recognition by the Bishop, ahead of the Rite of Election in Arundel Cathedral (Saturday 17th February at 2.30pm). On the Rites page, … Continue reading

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RCIA – Celebrating the Scrutinies

On the Rites page, you can find RCIA resources for Lent, including texts for celebrating the Scrutinies (on the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays of Lent) with the Elect – those journeying towards Baptism. Here is a brief history of … Continue reading

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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults at the Easter Vigil

As use of the revised Order of Confirmation is mandatory from Easter 2016, this affects texts used at the Easter Vigil. From the Bishops’ Conference Liturgy Office, here is the text of Appendix I from the Rite of Christian Initiation … Continue reading

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Rite of Sending for Election

Here are texts from the RCIA for a parish celebration for Sending Catechumens for Election and Candidates for Recognition by the Bishop, ahead of the Rite of Election in Arundel Cathedral (Saturday 13th February at 2.30pm). On the Rites page, … Continue reading

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Rite of Sending for Election

Texts from the RCIA for a parish celebration for Sending Catechumens for Election and Candidates for Recognition by the Bishop, ahead of the Rite of Election in Arundel Cathedral (Sunday 22nd February at 3.00pm). Texts for the Scrutinies (for the … Continue reading

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