Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults – Adapted for Children (RCIA-C)

What is RCIA - Adapted for Children?

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults - Adapted for Children, or RCIA-Adapted for Children, is a casual small group environment where people who are exploring Catholic Christianity get to know more about the basic message of Christ and the mission of his Church.

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Who is RCIA - Adapted for Children for?

Any child 7-17 years old who isn't baptized.

RCIA for Adults

What happens in RCIA - Adapted for Children?

RCIA is a journey: a process that proceeds over weeks and months. It has several steps: Pre-Catechumenate, Catechumenate, Rite of Election, Sacraments of Initiation, Mystagogy

Become an RCIA Volunteer

Begin the RCIA Journey

Register for RCIA - Adapted for Children Sessions

If you are ready to take a next step, you can schedule a one-on-one conversation with our RCIA Director, Dcn. Robert Trahan by clicking below or email him at RTrahan@POPHouston.org or register for RCIA - Adapted for Children sessions.

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Volunteer to be on the RCIA - Adapted for Children Team

What We Do

We help children who want to become Catholic by accompanying them on their faith journey, sharing their experiences, and answering their questions.

Who Can Serve

Anyone Catholic adult in good standing with the Church.

Why You Should Serve

Because it can help you grow spiritually while assisting others in their journey to become Catholic.

When We Volunteer

Volunteers typically attend weekly RCIA – Adapted for Children sessions and occasional events throughout the year.

Required Safe Environment Training

Our archdiocese requires all adult volunteers 18 and up to complete safe environment training.

This short one-hour online training teaches people how to create a secure and protected environment for everyone, especially children, by recognizing and preventing potential risks or harm.

Click here to sign up for training.

Contact Us

Melissa Powell

RCIA - Adapted for Children in English Coordinator

Dcn. Eddy Valbuena (Bilingual)

RCIA - Adapted for Children in Spanish Coordinator

Connect with Us!
Call us during our office hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at 281.469.2686 or send us a message below.
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