Not a Catholic? - What can the Sacred Heart offer you?


We welcome any visitors to our services and to our community activities. If you are interested in finding out more about Christianity and the Catholic Faith then we suggest you enquire about RCIA.  Please read on.........


The R.C.I.A. is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. It is: -

  • a shared journey of faith
  • an experience and exploration of the Christian faith
  • individually and as part of a community
  • according to the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church

Who is it for?

  • Any adult wishing to explore his /her own journey of faith
  • who feels drawn to discover more about the Roman Catholic church,
  • its teaching and its practice
  • and is considering becoming a full member.

What sort of people attend?

  • some will already be baptised in other Christian churches,
  • some will be unbaptised but have an affiliation with a Christian community
  • some will have a non-Christian faith
  • and others will come from no particular persuasion

How does it work?

  • there are regular weekly meetings in the parish lounge
  • the meetings are run by a Co-ordinator assited by a team of catechists
  • you journey at your own pace
  • and would normally expect to spend at least one full year in preparation for Reception into the Church
  • you will be supported by a sponsor

Still interested? Why not come and have a chat ?

Just leave your contact details and we will be in touch with you.

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