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The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) offers a yearlong course of sacramental preparation and faith exploration for students who want to learn about the Catholic faith. Team-taught by a Dominican Friar and a Sister, the class meets weekly and is designed for those who are seeking to be baptized, were baptized Catholic but have not received their other Sacraments of Confirmation and/or First Communion, and those who were baptized in another Christian denomination but desire to become Catholic. The RCIA program cultivates a beautiful experience of community for the students involved.

Students experience a day of service in the fall and a retreat in Duxbury, MA in the spring. Participants enjoy social gatherings at Christmas as well as a dinner with the Bishop of Rhode Island. Alumni and student leaders provide informal times to gather and discuss questions that may arise during the course of the year. Overall, it is a great way to journey in the faith with fellow Friars. There is no better time, no better place to begin or complete your sacraments than here in PC’s RCIA program!  Friars.

Information sessions will be via Zoom as follows:

Tuesday, September 8th 6:00pm
Wednesday, September 9th 7:30pm

The Meeting ID is: 91427583531

If you cannot make these times, feel free to contact any of the coordinators or speak to RCIA alumni.

(Attendance at the Information Sessions is not mandatory).

If interested please contact:

Father Patrick Briscoe:
Sister Anne Frances: ,
Trevor Wakefield:
Deirdre McMahon: