• Has expressed an interest in becoming Catholic?
  • Has a child over the age of seven who has not been baptized?
  • Was baptized Catholic as a child, but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist?
  • Wants to learn more about the teachings of Christ and the Church?

We offer an opportunity to come together in small groups to learn more about our faith. 

Sessions focus on the teachings and experience of the Church and prepare individuals to celebrate the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.

There are separate sessions for children or youth.

You are welcome to participate in the process, with your questions, your insights and your faith story in a warm accepting atmostphere.

The Vocabulary

Catechumen- an unbaptized Adult or Youth seeking formal admittance to the Catholic Church.

Candidate- a baptized Adult or Youth seeking to complete the Sacraments of Holy Eucharist and Confirmation.

Confirmandi- Those needing only the Sacrament of Confirmation.

For more information please contact:

Sally Mucka  203-467-6395 or  Email saintpio.rcia@gmail.com


Sessions are conducted on:

Tuesday Evenings 7:00-8:30 pm at Our Lady of Pompeii Lower Office Meeting Room

355 Foxon Road, East Haven

Sunday mornings 10:30 am at Our Lady of Pompeii Church

355 Foxon Road, East Haven


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                                               For more information

   Overview of RCIA            Click on the pictures                 Becoming Catholic



The Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion

February 18, 2018 at Our Cathedral

Candidates, Catechumens and Sponsors with Archbishop Leonard P. Blair

Signing the Book of the Elect at the Cathedral.