The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the liturgical and catechetical process designed for adults attracted by Christ and his teaching. It supports them as they seek to respond more deeply and to enter into the Communion of the Church.

Dates for 2022 These are dependent upon the regulations relating to Covid-19 measures.

Saturday 9 October, 10.00am to 12noon Witnesses of Faith – Proclaiming the Gospel.  RCIA Zoom meeting for anyone who is or would like to be involved in RCIA in parishes around the diocese. You can register for this by emailing:  Please give your name and parish when emailing Heidi. The link will be sent to you soon.

Saturday 5 February RCIA Retreat Day 10.00am to 3.00pm (venue to be confirmed) This may take place on Zoom should pandemic restrictions be in place.

3.00pm Sunday 6 March, Rite of Election at St Mary’s Cathedral, Dalby Way, Coulby Newham. Rt Rev Terence Patrick Drainey, Bishop of Middlesbrough will preside

Enquiries about the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults should be made to Deacon David Cross Tel: 01642 850505 Ext 241 or email: