For children Age 7 through Grade 8 who have not yet been baptized

If you have a school age child age 7 through the 8th grade who is not baptized, this is the program for your child.  In RCIC, Your children would be prepared for all four sacraments in two years; Celebrations of the 3 initiation Sacraments, Baptism, Confirmation and First Holy Communion, take place in 2nd year at the Easter Vigil. After that they will prepare for the First Confession/Reconciliation at the end of May.

  • During this weekly preparation time (September through May) your age 7 to grade 5 child will come to class on Sunday mornings from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.
  • Parent & Child sessions are held weekly.
  • All classes are in English.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. May your family be blessed by this experience. Welcome to the Church!

When registering, please bring a copy of your child’s BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

Downloadable Forms

RCIC Registration Form

RCIC Schedule 2018-2019 – Year 1 and 2

Diocese of Phoenix Guidelines for the Sacrament of Baptism

For more information,please contact

Athena Mota de Alcantara
Facilitator of Children’s Catechesis
(480) 844-4495

En Español: En la Parroquia de Oficina:  480 245-4100