Why Be Catholic?

The Catholic Church is unlike any other organization on earth. In fact, it is more accurate to call the Church an “organism” – a living body: Christ’s body.

Why be Catholic?

To become Catholic is to become part of His body – a process that begins with Baptism and continues forever. Being Catholic in today’s world provides great challenges and opportunities for personal growth and self-awareness, and also a solid foundation for a life of community and relationship with God.

Eight Good Reasons for Being Catholic

Becoming CatholicHere are eight great reasons to be Catholic.

  1. An optimistic view of creation
  2. A universal vision
  3. A holistic outlook
  4. Personal growth
  5. Social transformation
  6. A communal spirit
  7. A profound sense of history
  8. A respect for human knowledge

Take a moment to read more in-depth information about these eight good reasons. Click here to read on.

 

RCIA

Parishes welcome new members into the Catholic Church through a process of education, faith sharing, and rituals known as the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). Click here to learn more about that process.


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