Tag Archive: #scrutinies

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...]

RCIA: First Scrutiny

Posted on March 15, 2022
On March 6th, those on the faith journey to complete the Sacraments of Initiation were called by name at Our Lady of the Wayside and Holy Name Cathedral and became the Elect.  From that moment they entered a period of [read more...]