Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

How does one become a Catholic?

R.C.I.A. or the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process that persons enter when interested in learning about the faith and joining the Roman Catholic Church.

Who is the RCIA process for?

  • Those who have not been baptized but who want to learn about the Catholic Faith,
  • Those who have been baptized in another Christian tradition who wish to join the Catholic faith,
  • Those who have been baptized in the Catholic tradition but who have not received Confirmation and/or First Communion.


Bilingual Registration form   

Start Dates for 2019-20

  • English — Mondays

    Monday ENGLISH classes start September 9th, 2019
    Clases los Lunes en INGLÉS comienzan el 9 de Septiembre, 2019
  • Español — Domingos

    Sunday SPANISH classes start September 8th, 2019
    Clases los Domingos en ESPAÑOL comienzan el 8 de Septiembre, 2019

To begin the process it is necessary to set up an appointment.

Contact Info.

Moises Roberto De Leon
(510) 790-3207 x103