RCIA Workshop … Conversations & Discovery

The Archdioceses of Saint Boniface & Winnipeg are collaborating to host an 
RCIA Workshop … Conversations & Discovery
Saturday, June 23rd, 9 AM – 5 PM

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 4588 Roblin Blvd., Winnipeg

Dave and Sandy Marshall,
Western Conference for the Catechumenate Executives

will lead the workshop.

During the workshop, participants will acquire the skills to build an evangelizing parish that involves the entire community and learn to recruit and build a thriving RCIA team that is focused on disciple formation as our response
to our own calling of missionary discipleship.

For more details, view poster. To register, click here.

Follow-through: Western Conference for the Catechumenate (WCC RCIA)

October 11, 2017 - Archdiocesan Centre, 151 de la Cathédrale Avenue

We focused on the first question: What one thing did you learn from the WCC Conference?

What are our greatest SUCCESSES and joys? And our greatest CHALLENGES?

How to use the 5 Inquiry Discernment Questions from TeamRCIA.

Western Conference for the Catechumenate

June 9-10, 2017 - Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, 85 Kirkbridge Drive, Winnipeg

The TeamRCIA - Lifelong Discipleship Training which was held on June 9 and 10, 2017 was a great success. Participants were privileged to hear Nick Wagner and Diana Macalintal with TeamRCIA putting an invigorated framework to the RCIA in a proactive manner. 






Nick Wagner & Diana Macalintal

  • Reaching those not-yet-with-us. Learning how the RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) reaches those who are seeking and would like to explore becoming Catholic.
  • Interested in using the content of the RCIA as a learning tool within your small groups?
  • Gain insights to address specific issues experienced in Western Canada and with adolescents.
  • View PowerPoint - click here

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)



1) Book: The Way of Faith: A Field Guide for the RCIA Process

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 2) Documents:

i. Inquiry Discernment Questions. Click here

ii. Path for the Way of Faith. Click here

iii. Mystagogical Catechesis. Click here 

iv. Handouts Making Disciples. Click here

B. Journey of Faith: available from the Archdiocese Resource Library: click here.

Annual Event - Rite of Election

Rite of Election - Sunday, February 18, 2018 
at the Saint-Boniface Cathedral

For the complete document Rite of Election Ritual 2018click here

For the document NEW  Rite of Election Listclick here.

Description of Services

From the beginning of the review of pastoral and spiritual needs in the Archdiocese of Saint Boniface, lay faith formation has been a top priority. The goal of the Lay Faith Formation service is to initiate and support all projects related to this priority in the diocese, regions, and parishes.

Forming Volunteer Diocesan Sub-Committee to spearhead initiatives.
For all questions regarding all sacraments: Chancellor, Fr. Christopher Nwosu, 204-594-0261.
  • Implement the catechetical program for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) in the Archdiocese and offer training opportunities to pastors, parish coordinators and team members.
  • Establish a list of individuals willing to offer spiritual direction, guidance and facilitate training opportunities.




Vacant until further notice

For any questions: 204-237-9851