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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
2014-2015 Syllabus
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2014: September | October | November | December

2015: January | February | March | April | May

Daily Mass Readings

Date Session Themes Saints
September 7, 2014 The Story of the People of God St. Augustine
St. Monica
September 14, 2014 Sacred Scripture
Sacred Tradition
Bl. Teresa of Calcutta
September 21, 2014 The Battle of Prayer
Introduction to Prayer
St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina
September 28, 2014 Jesus
St. Thérèse of Lisieux
October 5, 2014 The Blessed Virgin Mary
The Communion of Saints
St. Francis of Assisi
October 12, 2014 The Mass St. Teresa of Avila
October 19, 2014 The Paschal Mystery St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
October 26, 2014 Salvation & Redemption
All Saints & All Souls
St. Anthony Mary Claret
November 2, 2014 Temptation & Sin
Original Sin & The Mystery of Iniquity
St. Elizabeth of Hungary
November 9, 2014 The Church St. Albert the Great
November 16, 2014 The Four Last Things Bl. Miguel Pro
November 23, 2014 Holy Spirit
Liturgical Year
St. John Paul II
November 30, 2014 NO SESSION
Happy Thanksgiving
Advent Mission
First Sunday of Advent
December 7, 2014 The Four Marks of the Church

Second Sunday of Advent
St. Nicholas
December 14, 2014 The Blessed Trinity

Third Sunday of Advent
St. Juan Diego
December 21, 2014 The Incarnation
(Mary DVD)

Fourth Sunday of Advent
St. John of the Cross
December 28, 2014 NO SESSION
Merry Christmas
January 4, 2015 NO SESSION
Happy New Year
January 11, 2015 Baptism
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
January 18, 2015 The Social Teachings of the Church St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer
January 25, 2015 Grace
Justification & Merit
St. Thomas Aquinas
February 1, 2015 Matrimony St. Gianna Beretta Molla
February 8, 2015 The First Three Commandments
The Last Seven Commandments
St. Bernadette Soubirous
February 15, 2015 Holy Orders
Vocations: God's Call
St. John Vianney
February 18, 2015
Ash Wednesday
February 22, 2015 NO SESSION
Rite of Sending at 9 am Mass with Dismissal
Rite of Election at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception: (Map)
First Sunday of Lent
March 1, 2015 Reconciliation
Stations of the Cross

Second Sunday of Lent
St. Maximilian Kolbe
March 8, 2015 The Holy Eucharist
1st Scrutiny / Creed

Third Sunday of Lent
St. Katherine Drexel
March 15, 2015 Anointing of the Sick & Redemptive Suffering
2nd Scrutiny

Fourth Sunday of Lent
St. Josephine Bakhita
March 22, 2015 The Lord's Prayer
The Triduum
3rd Scrutiny

Fifth Sunday of Lent
St. Joseph
March 29, 2015 Divine Mercy
Palm Sunday
Divine Mercy DVD St. Faustina Kowalska
April 4, 2015
Easter Vigil
Entry of Catechumens into the Church
April 5, 2015 Easter Sunday
April 11, 2015
Entry of Candidates into the Church
April 12, 2015 Divine Mercy Sunday
Mystagogia begins
April 19, 2015 Mystagogia
April 26, 2015 Mystagogia
May 3, 2015 Mystagogia
May 10, 2015 NO SESSION
Happy Mother's Day
May 17, 2015 Mystagogia
May 24, 2015 NO SESSION
Happy Memorial Day