With Easter early this year it seems that there is only a short gap between Christmas and the beginning of Lent. To help RCIA teams prepare for the Rite of Election and the Season of Lent the following resources are now available.
- Celebrating the Rite of Election
This offers not only an overview of the Rite but also ideas for preparing catechumens and candidates for the celebration.
- Celebrating the Scrutinies
On the same page a guide to the Lenten celebrations for the Elect.
The text of the Sunday readings together with notes, questions for reflection and connections with the Catechism.The Sundays of Year C are new and can be used over the five weeks where either there are only Candidates or where Catechumens have decided to have a longer time of Preparation. The Sundays of Year A are also available for where there are Catechumens and the Scrutinies are celebrated.