We are blessed to have you with us at St. Francis. We look forward to walking beside you on your journey with the Lord.
Read the powerful testimony our parishioner James Bailey has to share. In the April 2017 edition of the Texas Catholic, James was highlighted for his amazing witness and conversion to the Catholic Church.
Your Faith Journey through the RCIA Process
Beginning in September 2018, our RCIA family meets every Sunday morning and your participation is required each week.
Sunday Mass and Breaking Open the Word
Our RCIA family attends Mass together each Sunday at the 11:30am Mass. Your participation is required at Mass each week.
Our unbaptized brothers and sisters and those baptized in other Christian faith traditions will be dismissed after the Homily for further scripture study and discussion on the readings. We call this blessed time together "Breaking Open the Word".
Our Catholic brothers and sisters in our RCIA family join us in the Great Hall in the Parish Center after Mass concludes.
Our RCIA family at St. Francis holds two all day retreats. Your participation is required at both retreats. The Fall retreat will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018. The Spring retreat will be held March 2, 2019.
There are many special celebrations during Mass and other liturgical celebrations along the journey for our unbaptized brothers and sisters and those bapitzed in other Christian faith traditions. Your participation in these celebrations is required.
The Celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation takes place during the Easter Vigil Liturgy on Holy Saturday, April 20, 2019.
Our unbaptized brothers and sisters receive the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Eucharist and are fully initiated into the Catholic Church.
Our brothers and sisters baptized in other Christian faith traditions make a profession of faith, receive the sacraments of Confirmation and Holy Eucharist, and are fully initiated into the Catholic Church.
Our Catholic brothers and sisters receive the sacrament of Confirmation and in some cases, Holy Eucharist as well, and complete their sacraments of initiation in the Catholic Church.