Tag Archive: #rcia

RCIA Rite of Acceptance

Posted on November 14, 2022
The Rite of Acceptance is an ancient Rite that recognizes the Catechumens’ decision to begin the process of becoming a member of the Catholic Church through Baptism, and welcomes the Candidates ­– those who have been baptized in another faith [read more...]

RCIA’s First Meeting

Posted on August 30, 2022
Would you like to learn more about the Catholic Faith? Curious about becoming a Catholic? Our Lady of the Wayside’s Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults’ (RCIA) first meeting will be on Thursday, September 8th, from 7:30 to 9 pm, [read more...]

RCIA Meet & Greet: This Thursday

Posted on August 23, 2022
Curious About Becoming Catholic?  Join us in the Gathering Place this Thursday, August 25th, from 7:30 — 9:00 pm for a Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) “meet and greet.” Contact Carol Stuber (macystuber@yahoo.com) or Deacon Paul Onischuk (ponischuk@archchicago.org) [read more...]

Curious About Becoming Catholic?

Posted on August 16, 2022
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is hosting a meet and greet, August 25th from 7:30 to 9 pm, in the Gathering Place. Contact Carol Stuber (macystuber@yahoo.com) or Deacon Paul Onischuk (ponischuk@archchicago.org) with your [read more...]

Curious About Becoming Catholic?

Posted on July 24, 2022
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is hosting a meet and greet, August 25th from 7:30 to 9 pm, in the Gathering Place. Contact Carol Stuber (macystuber@yahoo.com) or Deacon Paul Onischuk (ponischuk@archchicago.org) with your [read more...]

Welcome to the OLW Faith Community…

Posted on April 12, 2022
Please welcome our new brothers and sisters into Our Lady of the Wayside’s faith community. After a lengthy discernment and study, Stacie Lannon, Kirk Lichner, Elaine McGuire, and John Ourednik have committed to growing their faith in the Catholic church. [read more...]

Deacons Beacon: RCIA and The 3 Scrutinies

Posted on April 5, 2022
Someone recently said that the gospel I mentioned in my article in last Sunday’s bulletin was different from the gospel they heard at Mass. They were right! If you were at the 11:30 Mass, you heard the gospel where Jesus [read more...]

RCIA Update: Third Scrutiny

Posted on March 28, 2022
Holy Week is within sight. The Elect will participate in the third and final scrutiny during this period of Purification and Enlightenment. Then Palm Sunday and Holy Week will arrive, followed by the highpoint of the Church: Easer when the [read more...]

RCIA Update: Second Scrutiny

Posted on March 21, 2022
The Elect continue their faith journey with the second Scrutiny, Sunday, March 27th.  They continue to search their consciences for sinful thoughts and actions.  The Scrutinies are meant to uncover and then heal what is weak within us.  They are [read more...]