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The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the rite through which adults are received into the Catholic Church. This web page will allow you to access resources that will be helpful in your understanding of RCIA, both catechetically and liturgically.  It provides guidance for catechists and sponsors, the Diocesan RCIA handbook, various journal articles on the RCIA as well as links to other useful websites.

For the Diocesan Guide to RCIA click here

For a Resource for the Period of Purification and Enlightenment for this year click here

RCIA pack 2021-22 click here


Mass for New Catholics on Saturday 21st May at 6.00pm with the Cardinal in Westminster Cathedral. Those in your parish who were Baptised or Received into the Church at Easter are warmly invited to attend, with catechists, families and friends. Before Mass we will gather in Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1ON. The programme for the afternoon is as follows:

4.45pm Tea & Welcome - Vaughan House Conference Room.

5.00pm Reflection from Fr. Brian O'Mahony, Sub-Administrator of the Cathedral

5.30pm Preparing to celebrate Mass as New Catholics with our Bishop

6.00pm Mass

If you wish to attend kindly Email <> with numbers.