For Adults wishing to become a Catholic or
Adult Catholics who have not received the
Sacraments of Confirmation, Reconciliation and Holy Communion.
“Now is the Time”
To enroll in St. Joseph’s Kingston
For Information and Enrollment
Scott Denman – RCIA Coordinator
Tel (845) 338-1554
St. Joseph's RCIA
St. Joseph's RCIA Program
Welcoming and Instructing in Faith for Reception of the Sacraments of Initiation
A Year that will Change Your Life
September thru May: Thursdays 6-8:30 p.m.
St Joseph's Rectory
For more information call the Parish Office at 845-338-1554.
Enrollments are now being accepted for anyone interested in attending St. Joseph’s RCIA Program, which is scheduled to start in September.
Candidates will attend religious instructions on Thursday evenings from 6:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. Instructions will cover the chief truths, rites and creed of the Catholic Church, the life in Christ, grace and the commandments, the sacraments, Mass, prayer and devotions.
You should consider enrolling if:
Take our hand and accept our invitation to enroll in St. Joseph’s RCIA Program TODAY!
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Feb. 14, 2016 (Sunday): Rite of Sending for the Catechumens (Anthony Liguori and John Warren) and their sponsors (Rich Kelly and Amanda Pumilia): begins at the 8:30 mass at St. Joseph followed by the Rite of Election at St. Patrick’s Cathedral with Cardinal Dolan at 2 p.m.; transportation to be organized by car pool OR by public transportation as taste and budget dictate—comments welcome!
Feb. 21, 2016 (Sunday): Rite of Sending for the Candidates (Lisa Liguori, Michael Provenzano, and Nicholas Sadler) and their sponsors (Rose Kelly, Wayne McDonald, and Rachel Pollan): begins at the 10 a.m. mass at St. Joseph, followed by the Call to Continuing Conversion at St. Kateri Tekakwitha in Lagrangeville, NY at 3 p.m. with Bishop Lagonegro; transportation to be organized by car pool—comments welcome!
Feb. 27, 2016 (Saturday): the First Scrutiny for the Catechumens and their sponsors: at the 5 p.m. vigil mass at St. Joseph (please plan on assembling at 4:30 in the sanctuary to run through the details of this rite—Candidates and their sponsors are invited to attend but do not participate in this rite.
March 6, 2016 (Sunday): the Second Scrutiny for the Catechumens and their sponsors: at the 10 a.m. mass at St. Joseph (please plan on assembling at 9:30 in the sanctuary to run through the details of this rite—Candidates and their sponsors are invited to attend but do not participate in this rite.
March 13, 2016 (Sunday): the Third Scrutiny for the Catechumens AND the Candidates and their sponsors: at the 11:30 a.m. mass at St. Joseph (please plan on assembling at11:00 in the sanctuary to run through the details of this rite—Candidates and their sponsors are participating in this rite.
March 20, 2016 (Palm Sunday): our Lenten Retreat for ALL involved in RCIA: Candidates, Catechumens, sponsors, and our catechists; to be held at Linwood Spiritual Retreat Center in Dutchess County from 1 to 5 p.m.; car-pooling to be organized! Please note that this date is a CHANGE from the date originally set in the full spreadsheet itemizing the events of this current season.
March 23, 2016 (Wednesday): Rehearsal for the Rites of Initiation scheduled for the following Saturday at the Easter Vigil; rehearsal from 6 to 7 p.m. in the St. Joseph sanctuary with all Candidates, Catechumens and their sponsors.
March 27, 2016 (Saturday): EASTER VIGIL IS HERE! All Candidates, Catechumens and sponsors assemble in the rectory for the final minor rites BEFORE we assemble in the sanctuary for the full Easter Vigil—Hooray! Times to be announced hereafter.