The Process of Discernment

*This article is a summary of the Discernment Process PowerPoint presentation created by Sister Gael Gensler, OSF. Sr. Gael is a pastoral associate for the St. Julie Billiart Parish in Tinley Park, IL. She has been involved with adult initiation for thirty years and has served on the NA Forum staff as the Director of Institutes. She is co-author of a web resource, Apprentices in Faith, an author of the Foundations in Faith series (RCL), and writes on initiation topics.

The Christian Initiation process fosters faith formation resulting in transformation. Inspired by the Holy Spirit, the process leads one to conversion of heart and to a response to Christ’s invitation to live an active, Christian life. “Falling in love” with our Lord is the ultimate goal. Every transition in the process is enhanced through prayer and discernment.

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Adults Needing Confirmation

Nick Wagner and Diana Macalintal of Team RCIA

While Nick Wagner and Diana Macalintal, co-founders of Team RCIA were here to present at the 2019 Atlanta Catechist Conference, in August.  Kathy Kuczka, member of the Archdiocesan Forum for the RCIA, interviewed them about adults needing confirmation.

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