I write to inform the parish community about an exciting new direction for our RCIA program. Beginning in 2017-18, the formation and catechesis for our RCIA program will be done in collaboration with the Central City parishes. These include St. Francis of Assisi, St. Benedict the Moor, St. Martin De Porres, All Saints, St. Rose of Lima, and St. Michael's. Our pastor, Fr. Jim, has encouraged greater collaboration with the local parishes and the RCIA presents a wonderful opportunity to join a group that has already been collaborating in this area for a number of years. It also will allow our inquirers and Candidates and Catechumens to learn about the greater Catholic community in our city. The Rites--including the Rites of Initiation--will continue to be held in the individual parishes. If you have questions, or if you are interested in being involved with the program, please contact Fr. Matt.