Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Interested in becoming a Catholic? Not baptised?  Baptised but not evangelised? Baptised in another faith? In preparation for the next R.C.I.A. programme (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) meetings will begin shortly.  Contact the Parish Office to leave your name and details. 

“The welcoming of people into the Catholic Church through what’s known as the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a growing process in our diocese,” said Fr Damian Mc Neice, RCIA contact person for the Archdiocese. “The parishes involved over the past number of years have found themselves greatly enriched by welcoming and accompanying people as they grow on their faith journey. Their wanting to become one of us challenges us to live our faith in a more authentic way. It challenges us too not to take what we have received for granted, and to always be parishes that welcome and form people in prayer, the Scriptures, ongoing faith formation and social caring.”


Vincentian Parish Missions
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A Vincentian Parish Mission helps to create a space and atmosphere where people can experience the saving and redemptive presence of Jesus Christ. Through Scripture, music, song and ritual and in vibrant preaching they are drawn more deeply into the mystery and beauty of God’s love. The challenge to change, to grow and reach out to others becomes very real and alive. Recognizing each parish is unique and has its own particular needs, we work with priests and pastoral councils to help discern the style and format of mission that works best for their parish. You can get in touch to see how we can help you by going to:


Vincentian Lay Missionaries

Vincentian Lay Missionaries (VLM) is a not-for-profit volunteer sending organisation.We work in partnership with the Vincentian Fathers and the Daughters of Charity to support their work with disadvantaged people across Ethiopia. Since 2002 our volunteers have been making valuable contributions in education and community projects. In 2015 we are branching out and beginning new partnerships with the Daughters of Charity in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Ghana. We recruit volunteers of all ages for a variety of placements all year round.VLM follows a 400 year tradition begun by St. Vincent de Paul among the most neglected in seventeenth century France. Click here for more information on St. Vincent de Paul and our Vincentian ethos.

Our motto is “do one thing, do something” and our mission statement is:

To form and facilitate our members to immerse themselves in the experience and culture of the Vincentian mission overseas, so that reflecting on the learned experience, they will, on their return, effect change and transformation both locally and globally.

VLM is a registered charity in the Republic of Ireland CHY 17070   VLM is also a registered company  Reg. No. 426535

Contact us:  tel: (01) 810 2570 / mobile 087 139 7069  email: St Peters Parish Offices, Phibsboro, Dublin 7


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