RCIA- For Adults interested in becoming Catholic

R.C.I.A. stands for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. RCIA is the process whereby adults may be initiated into and fully enter the Catholic Church. It is for non-Catholics who may be considering joining the Church and also for Catholics who have not completed their own sacraments of initiation. Practicing Catholics are needed in this ministry to share in the RCIA experience as sponsors and team members.

Contact Stu McEntegart , Coordinator of RCIA at (813) 876-5841 ext. 2251 or RCIA@CTK-Tampa.org

Frequently Asked Questions

RCIA Adult Inquiry Form

Testimony from a parishioner who came into the Church through RCIA

RCIA Open Houses 2017-18

All interested in hearing about Jesus Christ’s invitation to join the Catholic Church are encouraged to attend at least one of these below Open Houses.  It will be an opportunity to learn a little bit, ask some questions & meet some Catholics who would love to journey with you as you explore the possibility of joining the Catholic Church.

  • May 17th, 2017 (Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm) Located in McLoughlin Center A
  • August 27th, 2017 (Sunday, 8 am-Noon) Located in Cafeteria
  • August 30, 2017 (Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm) Located in McLoughlin Center A

RCIA Inquiry Period 2017-18 

All interested in hearing about Jesus Christ’s invitation to join the Catholic Church are encouraged to attend all of these below sessions during the period of inquiry.   

  • Inquiry 1–Wednesday, September 6, 2017–(6-8pm–Located in McLoughlin Center A)
  • Inquiry 2–Wednesday, September 13, 2017–(6-8pm–Located in McLoughlin Center A)
  • Inquiry 3–Wednesday, September 20, 2017–(6-8pm–Located in McLoughlin Center A)
  • Inquiry 4–Wednesday, September 27, 2017–(6-8pm–Located in McLoughlin Center A)
  • Inquiry 5–Wednesday, October 4, 2017–(6-8pm–Located in McLoughlin Center A)
  • Inquiry 6–Wednesday, October 11, 2017–(6-8pm–Located in McLoughlin Center A)

Rite of Welcoming & Acceptance 

Those who desire to take a new step in their Journey of Faith will be invited to partake in the Rite of Welcoming & Acceptance as we transition from the Period of Inquiry into the Period of the Catechumenate.

  • The Rite will take place on Sunday October 15, 2017 during the 11:00 am Mass located in the Church.

Period of the Catechumenate 2017-18 

Rite of Sending & Election

Period of Purification & Enlightenment 2017-18 

Celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation & Eucharist)

Period of Mystagogy 2017-18 

Walk-ins are welcome & first 6 sessions are open to all interested to learn about Christ the King Catholic Church (Tampa, FL)

If you are ready to inquire about the RCIA process, you may print out and complete the Adult Inquiry Information

Form Please return the information to:

Stu McEntegart
RCIA Inquiry
Christ the King Church
821 South Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33609-4410
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