Assists the Bishop in the implementation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults – the Roman Catholic Church’s process of welcoming adults through the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist. Support and resources are provided to pastors, parish directors and teams. Education classes and formation workshops are offered in conjunction with the ministries of Adult Enrichment, Lay Ecclesial Ministry, Liturgy, Religious Education, and the Tribunal. The Office coordinates three annual diocesan celebrations: The Rite of Election (celebrated at both Cathedrals on the 1st Sunday of Lent); Passion Sunday Retreat and Anointing Services; and the Neophyte Gathering of Thanksgiving.
For more information of the Rite of Christian Initiation contact:
Mrs. Jeanne Thompson
Coordinator, Christian Initiation
925 S. Logan Boulevard
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Phone: (814) 693-9605