Adult Bible Study Bible Studies are happening on online platforms.
Contact Vergie at firstname.lastname@example.org for current Bible studies on Tuesday mornings and afternoons
Contact Carl at RCIA@stfrancisbend.org for current Bible studies on Tuesday nights
If you are interested in starting a small group to study and share the Bible, please contact Carl at RCIA@stfrancisbend.org
Not comfortable using email, computers or Zoom? Call Janet at the parish office at 541-382-3631x116
RCIA Rite of Christian Initiation for Ages 7 and up.
RCIA If you ... Know anyone who would like to become Catholic? Know a Catholic who needs Confirmation? Would you like to know more about the Catholic faith?
The RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) prepares candidates for the Sacraments of Initiation, which are Baptism, First Eucharist, and Confirmation. The Sacraments are received at the Easter Vigil every year. RCIA starts every year in the fall.
Adults looking to prepare for First Communion and or Confirmation, please join the RCIA class to prepare to receive the sacraments in the spring.
Please email Carl at email@example.com, for information on how to become a Catholic, or on how to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Adults age 18 and up: Homework is assigned each week to do on your own, then we have a virtual meeting for discussion. Praying that things get better, we will have occasional retreats and other get-together events. R.C.I.A. Intake Form
Children age 7-18: who have not received baptism will register for Faith Formation classes. These classes will start up in fall 2020 as a parent led, catechist supported, home study.