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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…..

RCIA Spiritual Retreat August 9-10, 2019
RCIA teams cannot persuade others to live in Christ if he or she does not already have a living, ongoing relationship with him. 



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.