Rite of Christian Initiation Resources


The website for the national RCIA organisation, Christian Initiation Australia Network (CIAN), has recently been relaunched.  Click here for website


This is another website providing resources for new and experienced RCIA teams.  Click here for website.

“Enjoy the Good News:  A New Testament Guide”

Written by Alan Hogan, this book hopes to give people an introduction to the New Testament and may be helpful for those engaged in the RCIA process. Click here for flyer.

The Melbourne Archdiocesan Office for Evangelisation

This Office has produced a number of resources to cover a range of topics to sport the process for initation of candidates and catechuments.  Click here for website.

Initiation of Secondary Students

“Walk With Me” is a resource designed by the Diocese of Sale specifically for secondary students in their journey towards Initiation in the Catholic Church. Walk With Me is based on the Church’s Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and assists those who accompany young people on their faith journey. It provides parishes and schools with theological background, detailed outlines and notes for weekly gatherings, references to the Church’s rites, links to online resources, explanations of the Rites, links to the rituals of the RCIA, blessing prayers, glossary and much more. Click here for further information.

RCIA 2017 State Conference Wrap-Up

The Melbourne Archdiocesan Office for Evangelisation hosted the RCIA 2017 State Conference, “Ask.  Seek.  Knock.  Joyful encounters of RCIA.”  For a full report on the conference and to watch videos of the keynote presentations by Bishop Mark Edwards OMI and Fr Rob Galea, click here.

2020 Ballarat Diocesan and Victorian State RCIA Conferences

The 2020 RCIA conferences for the Ballarat Diocese and the four Victorian dioceses were held on the weekend of November 16 & 17 in Ballarat.