Adult Faith Formation

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

If you have not received all the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, First Communion or Confirmation) or have an interest in becoming Catholic, the RCIA group meets every Thursday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the Apparition Room in the Ministries Building, 1626 Oak Street.

Catechism of the Catholic Church

The catechism aims at presenting an organic synthesis of the essential and fundamental contents of Catholic doctrine, as regards both faith and morals,in the light of the Second Vatican Council and the whole of the Church’s Tradition.

Click here to access the document: http://ccc.usccb.org/flipbooks/catechism/10/index.html

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

The Bible, today’s readings, information about the sacraments,Mass, prayer and much more….

Click here to access USCCB website: http://www.usccb.org

At Formed.org you will find a library of rich Catholic resources.  Faith formation programs including the sacraments, saints, Bible study, and documentaries are available as movies, audio, and books for all age groups. Here is a sample of what you will find at www.Formed.org:

Although the Eucharist appears to be simple bread and wine, it is actually the source and summit of the Christian life. This series explores the truth and beauty of Christ’s Real Presence in the Eucharist, from its origins in Sacred Scripture, to its profound role in the life of the Church.

Aunque la Eucaristía parece ser simple pan y vino, en realidad es la fuente y cumbre de la vida cristiana. Esta serie explora la verdad y la belleza de la presencia real de Cristo en la Eucaristía, desde sus orígenes en la Sagrada Escritura, hasta su profundo papel en la vida de la Iglesia.

Brother Francis video series helps children  understand how to live a joy-filled Catholic life

To get started at www.Formed.org:

1.     Click “Sign-up”

2.     Select:  I Belong to a Parish or Organization

3.     Enter:  Our Lady of Lourdes Church

4.     A drop down menu will appear with a list of churches

5.     Click:  1626 Oak Street, Melbourne Florida

6.     Enter your email address and begin your faith-enriching journey!