RCIC is designed for children ages 7 and older who have not been baptized and/or for teens in high school that have been baptized but uncatechized and have not received the sacraments of First Eucharist and Confirmation. RCIC is preparation for full reception into the Roman Catholic Church for these children/teens. Children and teens that are not baptized are referred to as Catechumens and will receive The Sacraments of Christian Initiation -Baptism, First Eucharist, and Confirmation at the Easter Vigil. Teens that have been baptized, but uncatechized are referred to as Candidates and will receive the sacraments of First Eucharist and Confirmation at the Easter Vigil.
Classes are listed on the calendar in red. Unless, otherwise noted, RCIC class begins with the Sunday, 9:00 AM Mass at St. Patrick Parish followed by class at Lawrence Catholic Academy until 11:30 AM.