The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), is the means by which one who is interested in Catholicism becomes a member of the Catholic Church. Candidates are gradually introduced to aspects of Catholic beliefs and practices through weekly classes taught on various aspects of the Catholic Faith. All parishioners are welcome to attend the weekly courses as this can be a great way to learn more about our Catholic Faith.
Growing in Faith Together is the adult faith formation ministry of Our Lady of Lourdes parish. A committee of eight members serves to organize about six events each year to help our parishioners grow in their faith. Events are held from August to June. Keep an eye on the bulletin for announcements regarding upcoming events.
The Parish School of Religion serves as the primary means of instruction in the faith for our young people who attend public schools.
Taking as our model the life of Father Emil Joseph Kapaun, a courageous Catholic Priest, Army Chaplain, and Leader of Men, Kapaun’s Men are committed to fighting the great spiritual battle that rages around us.
Sisterhood offers a relevant perspective into our spirituality, pertaining to our traditional views in relation to modern society through education, prayer, and reflection.
Christ the King Adoration Chapel is located on the southwest corner of Locust & 9th Streets in the renovated Sisters of St. Joseph Chapel. Adorers pray before the Blessed Sacrament from 6:00 AM on Monday mornings until 5:00 PM on Friday each week.
We are members from Our Lady of Lourdes parish family who at some time in our lives stepped away from active practice of our Catholic faith.