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Living Discipleship “LD”– a diocesan training provided to parish teams in multiple locations.

Fall 2016: LD I: A Formation Tool Kit for RCIA Teams
Spring 2017: LD II: The role of the sponsor in the RCIA Process
Fall 2018: LD III: Christian Initiation with Older Children
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Sr. Sandy DeMasi Vidoes

You experienced a small excerpt of her knowledge – and energy – for children’s initiation.  Now you have access to the day long training that was offered in January 2018. View all four videos linked below:

RCIA as Adapted for Children of Catechetical Age (36:55 minutes)

Process vs. Programs (42:47 minutes)

Catechesis & KIDZ (1:03:37 minutes)

How I Plan A Session (22:00 minutes)

Sr. Sandy DeMasi Resources

Sr. Sandy has her own dismissal and catechetical resources that can be used in children’s initiation for FREE.  Find them here…..



TeamRCIA  Resources, Inspiration, Videos and more

Learn from seasoned RCIA Ministers:

Why RCIA ministry is overwhelming — and what to do about it
Pope Francis’s message to RCIA teams: Avanti!
Why your RCIA bulletin announcement isn’t working — and what to do about it


RCIA Roundtable: Keeping the Mystery in Mystagogy

Click Here to view Colleen Campbell’s powerpoint presentation.