Thinking about becoming Catholic or have questions about taking the next step?

Encounter is an agency of the Archdiocese which takes care of the Catechumenate, the process of Christian formation offered to those who seek to become members of the Catholic Church. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) refers to the liturgical rites belonging to the Catechumenate, and includes an adaptation for children. For more information, contact the parish office or see