RCIA for Children and Youth offers formation classes for children who have not yet been baptized through the Catholic church.
This is a two year process that culminates in the celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist).
Participant Requirements: Must be over seven years of age and under 18 years of age
Minister/Volunteer Requirements: Must be over 15 years of age, must complete the Diocese of Austin Ethics and Integrity, must have a passion and desire to share your faith and life experiences with children and/or youth; must have a general knowledge of our Roman Catholic faith is helpful, however, much learning occurs in the process of leading.
Participant Time Commitment: Must regularly attend Religious Education classes, Edge Nights or Life Nights, plus monthly meetings.
Minister/Volunteer Time Commitment: Varies depending on desired level of commitment and involvement, as well as age group, though typically 4 hours once a month on Sundays from September to May, plus occasional special events, retreats, parish involvement, and monthly meetings.