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Becoming Catholic (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)

For adults and children who have reached the age of reason (age seven), entrance into

the Church is governed by the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA). Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a process of gradual stages along the path to full initiation in the Catholic Church. It is a process of both internal and external transformation and conversion helping us to grow in holiness.


For more information on these programs, please contact our Pastoral Associate, Ryan Mainard

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Prayer is an aspiration of the heart, it is a simple glance directed to heaven, it is a cry of gratitude and love in the midst of trail as well as joy; finally, it is something great, supernatural, which expands my soul and unites me to Jesus.
--St.Therese of Lisieux

We value relationships! We encourage all our members to continue to grow as disciples of Jesus.  We invite members to get involved in a group. Discipleship groups meet with various regularity from a great way to build relationships, grow closer to Christ and get connected.

  • Bible Study

  • Teams of Our Lady

  • Deaf ASL 101 Bible Study

  • Women’s Group

Faith Sharing Groups

Young Adults (Ages 18-39)

Young Adult Ministry at St. John the Apostle exists to form young adults into intentional disciples of Jesus Christ. In response to the call of the New Evangelization, Young Adult Ministry seeks to help establish a community of missionary disciples by providing opportunities to personally encounter Jesus Christ, hear his call, and decide to follow him daily.

Meetup Event
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Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain,
‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” - Matthew 17:20
Join a SJA Ministry

Here is a list of some of our ministries, for a full list, click here.

  • Adoration

  • Altar Servers

  • Catholic Daughters

  • Divine Mercy/Our Lady of Fatima Prayer Group

  • Faith Formation

  • Feed our Pastor

  • Hospitality

  • Knights of Columbus

  • Pastoral Council

  • Prison Ministry

  • Sister Parish Ministry

  • St. Vincent de Paul


The Sacraments are visible signs that transmit God's grace. They empower the followers of Jesus to be united in the love and go out to share God's saving message with the world in word and deed.




Holy  Eucharist

Holy Matrimony

Holy Orders

Anointing of the Sick

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