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PowerPoints & Handouts for Teaching RCIA

Why buy from CDR?

Turn ordinary catechists into
    faith-builders
    evangelizing life-changers
    accurate instructors on Church teachings

How?

Catholic Digital Resources™ offers digital resources for RCIA that can be used with or instead of printed materials that your church normally buys for catechists, inquirers, candidates, catechumens, and neophytes. [More info...]

Bishop-approved format: Our lesson materials follow the guidelines set by the U.S. and Canadian Bishops as promulgated by the North American Forum on the Catechumenate. The materials relate the Sunday readings to the topic of catechesis and invite discussion.

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PPTs on the Sacraments

SacramentsAn overview of all seven is covered in the PPT "The Nature and Function of the Church". Most sacraments are further developed in other PPT.

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Weekly Discussion Starters

Breaking Open the Word of Faith
For discussing Sunday readings:
Breaking Open the WordComes as an emailed monthly e-book with commentary for reflection, discussion questions, and an editable zone for adding your own RCIA information.

$120
annual RCIA subscription

To order by the week instead, see our Liturgical Calendar.

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Resources for Every Period of RCIA

Administrative Aids

Registration & Sponsor Forms
Publicity Package
EZ Tracking Form
RCIA Team Building Packet
Parish Prayer Package

Precatechumenate (Inquiry)

Christ's True Presence in the Mass PPT
What Keeps Us from Knowing God's Will?
PowerPoint presentations on the Trinity
• and more

Catechumenate Period

Seasons of the Liturgal Year (hand-out)
Nature and Function of the Church PPT
Christ's True Presence in the Mass PPT
Four Traditions of Catholic Prayer PPT
Mary, Our Holy Mother PPT
Confession: Sacrament of Healing PPT
Defining Purgatory (hand-out)
• and more

Purification & Enlightenment

The Meaning of Lent (PPT & Hand-out)
Lenten Cycle A Reflections & Questions
The Creed (PowerPoint & Hand-out)
The "Our Father" (PowerPoint & Hand-out)
Examination of Conscience
Multi-Media Meditation on Christ's Crucifixion
• and more

Initiation Rites Preparation

Choosing a Patron Saint
Hand-outs Explaining the Rites of Initiation
Happy Anniversary Easter Vigil Cards

Mystagogy Period

"Where Do I Go From Here?" Packet
"Redemptoris Missio" PPT presentation
Knowing God's Will (The Master Needs You)
Ministry Assessment Personal Survey
Social Justice: Every Christian's Calling
• and more

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