Emmaus: Becoming Catholic

Emmaus is our series for adult faith formation at the Church of Saint Mary.

It incorporates the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) for those discerning a call to become Catholic, but the sessions are open to all.  Like the Road to Emmaus in St. Luke’s gospel account, we are taking a journey of faith that emphasizes accompaniment, the unfolding of the mystery of salvation, and formation as disciples.

Emmaus places a huge emphasis on coming to know Jesus, love Him, and then trust Him. Without these three basic relationship components a person won’t believe what God has to say and what He has taught us and given us through Sacred Scripture and Tradition, which are the pillars or our Catholic Faith.

Join us in St. Joseph Hall on Thursdays at 6:30 pm, as we walk the Road to Emmaus with Jesus!


2022-2023 Schedule

November 3 – The Journey of Faith: Trinity, Faith, & the God Who Is Love
November 10 – Divine Revelation: God Seeking Us & the Compass for Our Lives
November 17 – The Bible: God’s Love Letter to Humanity
November 24 – Thanksgiving Break
December 1 – Who Is Jesus?: Just a Good Man, or Lord of Our Lives?
December 8 – Mary & the Saints: Our Spiritual Mother & the Communion of Saints
December 15 – The Paschal Mystery: The Mystery of Jesus’ Death & Resurrection
December 22/29 – Christmas Break
January 5 – The Holy Spirit & the Life of Grace: God’s Divine Life Within Us
January 12 – Why Do I Need the Church?: The Mystery of the Catholic Church
January 19 – The Last Things: What Happens After We Die?
January 26 – The Sacraments: Baptism & Confirmation
February 2 – The Eucharist & Mass* (FR STUART)
February 9 – Penance & Anointing of the Sick: God’s Mercy Revealed
February 16 – Matrimony & Holy Orders: The Sacraments of Service and Communion
February 23 – Lent & Catholic Devotions*
February 26 – RITE OF ELECTION
March 2 – A Catholic Moral Vision: Virtue, Grace, & the Path to Happiness
March 9 – Catholic Social Teaching: Building a Civilization of Love
March 16 – Spring Break
March 23 – Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting the Dignity of the Human Person
March 30 – Holy Week & the Paschal Triduum*
April 13 – Experiencing Easter & the Sacraments*
April 20 – Stewardship: A Disciple’s Response*
April 27 – The Ministries of the Church of Saint Mary*



I want to know more about Becoming Catholic

6 thoughts on “Emmaus: Becoming Catholic

  • November 2, 2019 at 11:26 pm

    I’m interested in the process. I’m wanting to know if it’s too late to start this this year

    • July 8, 2021 at 7:55 pm

      I would to know when classes start for for entering the Catholic faith.

  • December 8, 2020 at 11:39 am

    I’m interested in the process. I’m wanting to know if it’s too late to start this this year.

  • July 8, 2021 at 7:57 pm

    I am anxious to start as soon as possible.

    • July 12, 2021 at 7:53 am

      This is Deacon Rich from the Church of Saint Mary. Our RCIA sessions begin September 02nd, Thursday @ 6:30 pm. We will meet in Beckerle Hall.

  • August 3, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Yes. More about Catholicism


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