GENERAL INFORMATION:

Meetings (obligatory attendance):

  • on Thursdays 18.30 (meetings in groups twice a month),
  • individual meetings with the catechist,
  • on Sunday’s Holy Mass at 11.30

I. PRECATECHUMENATE (16 IX 2021 – 2 XII 2021)

* 16 IX – beginning of the catechumenate, Holy Mass, at 18.30
* 25 XI – Holy Mass at 6.30 pm, rehearsal before the Rite of Acceptance to the catechumenate, presence of sponsor obligatory

II. CATECHUMENATE (2 XII 2021 – 10 III 2022)

* 2 XII – Rite of Acceptance to the catechumenate, Holy Mass, at 18.30, presence of sponsor obligatory – after the Mass – Agapa
* 6 I – Christmas meeting, Holy Mass, at 15.30, (traditional wafer meeting
* 3 III – Holy Mass at 6.30 pm, rehearsal before the rite and meeting with godparents

III. PURIFICATION AND ENLIGHTENMENT (10 III 2022 – 15 IV 2022)

* 10 III – Rite of Election (Enrolment of Names), Holy Mass, at 18.30, presence of godparents obligatory, after the Mass- Agapa

Catechumenal Rites in Lent:
* March 20, March 27, and April 3, 2022 – three scrutinies: III, IV, and V Sunday of Lent

On these Sundays: 
Holy Mass at 11.30, the presence of godparents is obligatory

  • 24 III – presentation of the Creed
  • 7 IV – presentation of the Lord’s Prayer
  • 10 IV – Palm Sunday – rehearsal at the Wawel cathedral, presence of godparents obligatory, after the Holy Mass at Wawel at 17.30

HOLY WEEK:
13 IV – Holy Wednesday, Mass with the rite of Ephphetha and recitation of the Creed, at 18.30
14 IV – Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, at 18.30
15 IV – Liturgy of Good Friday at 18.30

Receiving of the sacraments of BAPTISM, CONFIRMATION, and EUCHARIST during the Easter Vigil on April 16, 2022, at 19.00 at the Wawel Cathedral (we meet at 6.30 pm in front of the Wawel Cathedral together with godparents)

IV. MYSTAGOGY (17 IV 2022 – VI 2022)

* April 17 – April 24 – White Week for the neophytes

  • 17 IV – Resurrection Sunday, Holy Mass, at 11.30 (neophytes in white robes)
  • 18 IV – Easter Monday, Holy Mass in their parishes
  • 19 IV to 23 IV – day of the White Week of neophytes, Holy Mass every day, at 18.30
  • 24 IV – Removal of white robes, 2nd Sunday of Easter, Holy Mass, at 11.30, Agapa
  • And the confession of the neophytes – about a month after baptism
  • 9 VI – Confirmation for people preparing in our Center for the sacrament of confirmation and the end of the catechumenate, Holy Mass, 18.30
  • 11 VI – a pilgrimage to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska at the end of the year of formation

*** People who prepare in our Center for the First Confession and Holy Communion or for confession after years receive the sacraments at a recognized date.