Webinar Series: The New OCIA

Registration Coming Soon!

FREE WEBINARS ON THE
ORDER OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (OCIA)

The Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions is excited to announce our upcoming FREE series on the Order of Christian Initiation of Adults (OCIA) September 2022 – February 2023! All webinars will be offered in both English and Spanish. Join us live or by viewing the recording! We are fortunate to be able to have assembled an incredibly talented team of presenters who are ready to assist you in your parish or diocesan ministry as we journey together through the OCIA!

ENGLISH
(Wednesday)
SPANISH
(Thursday)
TOPICSPEAKERS IN ENGLISHSPEAKERS IN SPANISH
Aug 31Sept 1Vision of the OCIA  Lesa Truxaw  Fr. Victor Reyes
Sept 7Sept 8History of Initiation / USA edition  Rita Thiron  Fr. Pedro Lopez  
Sept 14Sept 15Preaching for the Rites  Fr. Michael Connors, CSC  Fr. Richard Vega  
Sept 21Sept 22Canonical Issues in OCIA Process  Msgr. Michael IbachFr. Jesús Mariscal
Sept 28Sept 29Discernment  Fr. Tom Ranzino Sr. Donna Steffen, SCDcn. Modesto Cordero Sr. Rosanne Belpedio, CSJ        
Oct 12Oct 13Music for the RitesDr. Steven Janco  Dr. Dolores Martinez  
Oct 19Oct 20OCIA as Adapted for ChildrenSr. Sandy DeMasi, SSJ  Olivia Cornejo
Oct 26Oct 27National StatutesMsgr. John FosterFr. Jesús Mariscal  
Nov 2Nov 3Role of the Bishop in OCIAFr. Jim Bessert  Fr. Michael Lewis
Nov 9Nov 10Initiating Community: Roles and Proper MinistersDr. Donna Eschenauer  Dr. Ximena DeBroeck
     
Nov 16Nov 17Period of Evangelization/ Pre-CatechumenateVictoria Tufano  Nelly Lorenzo
Dec 7Dec 8 *  About the Rite of EntranceDr. Patricia Hughes  Dr. Dolores Martinez and Fr. Carlos Velasquez
Dec 14Dec 15Catechumenate Period/ CatechesisTodd Williamson  Dr. Ximena DeBroeck  
Jan 4Jan 5About the Rites of Sending/ ElectionLaura Bertone  Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller and Dr. Dolores Martinez
Jan 11Jan 12Period of Purification & Enlightenment, ScrutiniesFr. Jan Michael Joncas  Fr. Pedro Lopez
Jan 18Jan 19Handing on Rites/Rites of Immediate PreparationFr. Paul TurnerFr. Paul Turner
Jan 25Jan 26Initiation RitesFr. Robert Kennedy  Fr. Richard Vega  
Feb 1Feb 2Initiation in Exceptional CircumstancesEliot Kapitan & Dr. Eileen JaramilloDr. Maria Covarrubias  
Feb 8Feb 9Rites for the BaptizedFr. Ron Oakham  Fr. Tim Piasecki
Feb 15Feb 16Period of MystagogyFr. Marcus McFadin  Rosie Hernandez