OCIA (formally known as RCIA)
What is OCIA?
OCIA stands for Order of Christian Initiation for Adults. It was previously known as RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults).
OCIA is designed for adults who want to become Catholic, and for Catholics who want to learn more about their Faith.
OCIA is also open for any non-Catholics who would like to learn more about the Catholic Faith. You are welcome to attend OCIA without making a formal intention to become Catholic.
OCIA culminates at the Easter Vigil (March 30, 2024) in which the following Sacraments are celebrated:
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Tuesday, Sept. 5th from 6:00-7:30pm, with optional dinner social at 5:30pm.
Located in the conference room in the Fr. John J. Houlihan Parish Center.
Father John Pankratz, firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Patrick Co-Cathedral - Billings, MT
215 N. 31st Street
Billings, MT 59101
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am, 10:30 am
Daily Mass Tuesday-Friday: 6:30 am & 12:10 pm
Reconciliation: Saturday 3:00 - 4:30 pm & Wednesday 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm