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The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process by which people become members of the Roman Catholic Church. The process is concerned with the total formation of the person into:
  • Believing with the Church community (doctrinal formation)
  • Living with the Church community (practical formation)
  • Praying with the Church community (liturgical formation)
  • Serving with the Church community (apostolic formation)


The RCIA is intended to serve:

  • The unbaptized who would like to learn more about the Catholic faith
  • Those baptized in another Christian denomination who would like to become Catholic
  • Those baptized Catholics who have not received both Holy Communion and Confirmation

Program Information

There is no cost or obligation associated with this program, which runs from mid-September through Easter for approximately 2 hours one day a week.

If you are interested in registering for this program, please call Don Herweg at 630-846-0318 or Deacon Mariusz Kosla at 847-738-3800.

RCIA Schedule

RCIA classes vary depending on the schedule set by the volunteer catechists.