The Role of the Priest in Christian Initiation

In The Role of the Priest in Christian Initiation, Father Stephen S. Wilbricht, CSC guides priests through each of the periods and steps of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. The resource included a reference table that describes what occurs during period , the rites belonging to the period. The 176-page volume is divided into seven chapters:

Chapter 1 – The Vision of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Chapter 2 – The Role of the Priest in Christian Initiation
Chapter 3 – First Period/First Step: Inquiry and Acceptance
Chapter 4 – Second Period/Second Step: Catechumenate and Election
Chapter 5 – Third Period/Third Step: Enlightenment and the Sacraments of Initiation
Chapter 6 – Fourth Period: Mystagogy … and Life
Chapter 7 – Other Pastoral Considerations: Christians Seeking Full Communion, Children of Catechetical Age, and Marriage Issues.

There is a list of other Resources, a Glossary, an Index, and a Forward by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich. Available for $18.95 from Liturgy Training Publications [Also available in E-Book format], 3949 S. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL 60609. Tel: (800) 933-1800. Fax: (800) 933-7094. E-mail: [email protected]. Website: www.LTP.org.