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Title: RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults


1
RCIA Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
  • The Role of the Sponsor

2
Role of the Sponsor
  • A sponsor is not
  • A therapist
  • A problem solver
  • A theologian
  • A sponsor is
  • A guide
  • A mentor
  • A witness
  • A friend

3
Qualities of a Sponsor
  • Canonical
  • At least 16 years old
  • Fully initiated in the Catholic Church
  • Practicing and participating member of the
    community

4
Qualities of a Sponsor
  • Listens with respects
  • Does not pry
  • Does not try to fix problems
  • Respects confidentiality
  • Person of a faith and prayer
  • Able to establish or deepen a relationship

5
Duties of a Sponsor
  • Offer a welcoming spirit
  • Share Catholic traditions
  • Listen
  • Share life and faith
  • Introduce Ministry
  • Offer friendship
  • Witness

6
Offer a Welcoming Spirit
  • Invite candidate to sit with you at mass
  • Call your candidate by name
  • Show your candidate around the parish
  • Tour of church
  • Different buildings and what they are used for

7
Share Catholic Traditions
  • Prayers
  • Memories of growing up Catholic or your journey
    through the RCIA process
  • How tos
  • Sign of the cross
  • Receive Eucharist
  • Go to reconciliation

8
Listen
  • Offer support
  • Watch their body language
  • Do not offer advice
  • Maintain confidentiality

9
Share Life and Faith
  • Be present at the sessions
  • Invite to parish activities
  • Meet outside the sessions for coffee or dessert
  • Contact at least once a week outside the regular
    session

10
Introduce Ministry/Offer Friendship
  • Invite to participate in or follow along in your
    ministry
  • Do not force a relationship
  • Let team know if relationship is not working
  • Take the initiative in reaching out

11
Witness
  • Ask how they are growing in the process
  • Help in preparation for the Rites
  • Affirm changes you see in them
  • Attend all rehearsals and days of reflection
  • Help candidate team discern readiness to
    proceed to the next phase of process

12
On a final note
  • Pray!!!!!
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