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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. This is the process by which a person prepares for and then enters into full initiation in the Catholic Church.

The presence of Christ in the consecrated bread and wine which is the body and blood of Christ.

To make whole again relationships that were once whole but have been broken apart.

A man or woman who has committed themselves to God by taking vows of poverty, chastity, or obedience.

The turning of one's mind and heart toward God and away from sin. Another name for conversion, it is the first and most important step toward discipleship.

The rising of Jesus into new life after death. Jesus invites us to share in his resurrection, when we die by being united to him while we live.

At death our spiritual soul separates from our material body and goes to its final judgment.

A small room for celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation, with the option to pray face to face or remain behind a screen.

A devotional form of prayer that invites a meditation on different mysteries of key events in the life of Jesus or Mary.