The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process by which adults are formed and received into full communion with the Catholic Church. We continue our publication of the full text of Fr Guy de Gaynesford’s RCIA course, written for this purpose for use in parishes.
This session is entitled Peter and the Church This is a look at the ministry of the Pope and the teaching office of the bishops in union with the Pope.
Go to the link to download this paper, or click on the image for the whole course.
This audio recording by Fr Guy de Gaynesford explores the historical basis of the papacy and attempts to explain why Catholics accept the position of the Pope as a gift of God to guide and govern the Church and maintain its essential unity – 44 minutes
For our full course on St Peter the Prince of the Apostles click here