Evangelization and the Pre Catechumenate
Period of Evangelisation & Pre Catechumenate
This first stage is a time of enquiry, questioning and discovery. It is a time in which those who wish to begin their journey towards entering the church. During this time enquirers reflect with others in the parish community on the good news of the gospel message for the development of faith. Therefore, it has no set timeframe and lasts until the person is ready to commit more formally to the journey itself.
The Rite of Acceptance leads the enquirer into the next stage, the Period of the Catechumenate