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The Year Round Catechumenate

July 2-3, 2019
Chicago, IL


Registration for the National Gathering on Christian Initiation is closed. Call our customer service department at 800-933-1800 to have your name added to the waiting list.

Join us for the 2019 National Gathering on Christian Initiation™ on July 2–3 at the Loyola University Chicago Lakeshore Campus, located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. A conference for parish leaders, initiation ministers, and regional or diocesan trainers, the National Gathering on Christian Initiation™ explores the theoretical and practical aspects of initiation ministry. Through interactive sessions, meetings, and prayer opportunities, participants will understand more deeply that the vision of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the vision of the parish as a community of disciples.

Registration Costs

Early Bird Registration, by March 6, 2019 $200
Individual Registration, by May 11, 2019
  • Includes Lunch on July 2nd and 3rd.
July 1st Opening Reception
  • Optional. Includes open bar.


Fellowship with initiation ministers from around the country.

Interactive multimedia presentations, complimentary resources, and expert training.

Opportunities for prayerful reflection on the liturgies of the RCIA.