ENCOUNTERING THE MYSTERY OF GOD

A Framework for Mystagogy from Easter to Pentecost

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An RCIA Resource Book by Br Patrick Cronin cfc

The locus of the period of mystagogy is envisioned by the RCIA to take place at “the Sunday Masses of the Easter season” (RCIA, 247) in which the community’s gaze and prayers continue to be directed upon the newly baptized (RCIA, 248) who are the subject of weekly preaching. An excellent resource for such is given in Patrick Cronin’s  Encountering the Mystery of God: A Framework for Mystagogy from Easter to Pentecost (Mosaic, 2014). 

 [Quoted from Going an Octave Deeper: A Liturgical Framework for Mystagogy by Andrew Casad in ‘Pastoral Liturgy’ magazine, March/April 2016 – Volume 47, Number 2. Liturgy Training Publications, Archdiocese of Chicago http://www.pastoralliturgy.org/current.php]


If you have not got your copy of this valuable resource by our own Br Patrick, please contact Lyn at the Office for Worship: worship@ow.adelaide.catholic.org.au or 8152 7806. Or call into the Ministry and Liturgy Centre at 127 South Road Thebarton (adjacent CEO). Books are available at the special price of $20.00.

 

 

RCIA RESOURCES


1. RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS
St Paul’s Publication ISBN 1 876295 71 6 (Cased Edition)
ISBN 1 876295 72 4 (Study Edition) 

2. THE PARISH COMPANION TO THE RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS
Terry Wade Editor 
Publisher: Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne
ISBN 0646025325 

3. CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 

4. COMPENDIUM OF THE CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 

5. SO YOU ARE SEEKING TO RENEW YOUR FAITH
Tony Doherty 
John Garrett Publication 

6. THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO THE CATHOLIC CATECHISM 

7. HOW TO SURVIVE BEING MARRIED TO A CATHOLIC
a Redemptorist Resource 
Majellan Publications 

8. ON THE JOURNEY SERIES
ACM Publications
RCIA Leader’s Manual ($US 39.95)
RCIA Catechist Manual ($US 39.95)
RCIA Participants Book ($US 289.95!!!!!) 

9. PATH THROUGH CATHOLICISM
Mark Link SJ
Publisher: Resources for Christian Living ISBN 078290971 

10. AT HOME WITH GOD’S PEOPLE
Fr Bill O’Shea & Peter Gagen 
Publisher: Catholic Adult Education, Brisbane
Participant's Book ISBN 0947282130
Catechist's Handbook ISBN 0947282149 

11. FOUNDATIONS IN FAITH 
Publisher: Catholic Adult Education, Brisbane 
Catechist Manual Year A ISBN 0782907598
Catechist Manual Year B ISBN 07829 07601
Catechist Manual Year C ISBN 078290761X 
Participant Book Year A ISBN 0782907652
Participant Book Year B ISBN 0782907660
Participant Book Year C ISBN 0782907679
Purification and Enlightenment Year A, B, C. ISBN 0782907636 

12. HOW TO TEACH WITH THE LECTIONARY
Phillip J McBrien 
Publisher: Twenty Third Publications ISBN 0896225224 

13. BREAKING OPEN THE WORD OF GOD 
Resources for Using the Lectionary for Catechesis in the RCIA 
Karen Hinman & Joseph Sinwell
Publisher: Paulist Press
Cycle A ISBN 0809128225
Cycle B ISBN 0809128942
Cycle C ISBN 0809129736 

14. THE SUMMIT MAGAZINE 
Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation
(Subscriptions……Ms Suzanne Hermon - Ph: 03 9926 5761; Fax: 03 9926 5767 

15. COME AND SEE
Resources for the Precatechumenate 
Dr Elio Capra
SDB – Publisher: Desbooks ISBN 0949824410 

16. FORMING YOUR PARISH TEAM 
Lyn Kane
Publisher: The Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation ISBN 09581 02406 

17. CALLED GIFTED SENT
The Sacraments of the Christian Initiation of the Triduum
Catechists Manual and Catechumens Journal 
Dr Elio Capra
James Goold House Publications - Website: www.kwl.com.au 

18. LIVING EASTER ANEW  
Dr Elio Capra 
John Garratt Publishing Ph: 1300 650 878 

19. THE WAY OF FAITH 
A Field Guide for the RCIA Process 
Nick Wagner
Twenty-third Publications ISBN 978–1 58595-710-1 

20. THE SPIRIT AT WORK
Conversion and the RCIA 
Michael H. Marchal
World Library Publications ISBN 978-1-58459-484-0 

21. THE CATHOLIC STORY 
Publisher: The Catholic Enquiry Centre, Sydney 

22. BASICS OF THE CATHOLIC FAITH
Bill, Patty & Lisa Coleman 
Publisher: Twenty third Publications ISBN 1585951099 

23. GUIDING YOUR PARISH through the CHRISTIAN INITIATION PROCESS
William R Bruns 
Publisher: St Anthony Messenger Press ISBN 0867161884 

24. BECOMING A CATHOLIC
Journeys of Faith
Teresa Pirola 
Publisher: Collins Dove ISBN 1863711104 

25. WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A CATHOLIC
Joseph M Champlin 
Publisher: Franciscan Communications 

26. YOUR FAITH
A Popular Presentation of Catholic Belief
Publisher: Redemptoist Publications ISBN 0852311400 

27. WHY DO CATHOLICS…? 
Catholic Culture Explained
Paul Stenhouse 
Publisher: Chevalier Press NSW 

28. THE HALLELUJAH HIGHWAY
A History of the Catechumenate
Paul Turner  
Publisher: Liturgy Training Publication ISBN 1568543204


 

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REFERENCES FOR THE RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF CHILDREN – Part 1.


1. CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF OLDER CHILDREN
Sandra Figges 
Publisher: St Paul Publications ISBN 0854393404 

2. CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF THE YOUNG
Elio Capra SDB 
Publisher: Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation 

3. LECTIONARY BASED CATECHESIS FOR CHILDREN
A Catechist’ Guide
Sylvia De Villers 
Publisher: Paulist Press ISBN 0809135051
 
4. ISSUES IN THE CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF CHILDREN Catechesis & Liturgy
Kathy Brown & Frank Sokol 
Publisher: Liturgy Training Publications ISBN 0930467973
 
5. THE CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF CHILDREN
Robert Duggan & Maureen 
Kelly Publisher: Paulist Press ISBN 0809132583
 
6. CHILDREN CHRISTIAN INITIATION A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Kathy Coffey 
Publisher: Living the Good News Inc ISBN 0819280003
 
7. A CHILD’S JOURNEY
The Christian Initiation of Children
Rita Burns Senseman 
Publisher: St Anthonys Messenger Press ISBN 0867162643


 

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CATECHETICAL RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN – Part 2


1. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Guidelines for the Religious Life of the School
Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Brisbane
ISBN: 978-0-9758095-1-8 

2. TO KNOW, WORSHIP AND LOVE 
Catholic Education Office, Melbourne K-12 

3. BREATHING LIFE INTO THE R.E. CLASSROOM
Catholic Education Office Bathhurst, NSW 

4. RELIGION IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
The National Centre for Religious Studies, NZ
www.ncrs.org.nz/schools.htm
www.ncrs.org.nz/index.htm

5. PERTH R.E. PROGRAM 
Perth Catholic Education Office, K-12 

6. “SHARING OUR STORY” 
Diocese of Parratta. Unit scope and Sequence K-12

7. STEPS IN FAITH 
Catholic Education Office, Sandhurst 
ISBN 1-876405-09-0
Parish approach to Sacramental Preparation.
(Used in conjunction with Our Times Together Booklets) 

8. CHRIST, OUR LIGHT AND LIFE 
CCD Publications, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Sydney
ISBN 0-9758318-3-6
 
9. MUSIC FOR CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD 
Year A, Year B, Year C 
Christopher Walker 
OCP Publications,


 

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RCIA MUSICAL RESOURCES


1. CHRIST WE PROCLAIM 
A Music and Liturgy Resource for the RCIA
CHRIST WE PROCLAIM VOL 1 Precatechumenate through Catechumenate
CHRIST WE PROCLAIM VOL 2 Rite of Election through Holy Thursday
CHRIST WE PROCLAIM VOL 3 Good Friday through Mystagogy
Publisher: OCP Publications (including music for RCIC)
 
2. WHO CALLS YOU BY NAME 
Music for Christian Initiation – Vol. 1 and Vol.
David Haas 
G.I.A. Publications, Inc. 

3. UP FROM THE WATERS 
Marty Haugen 
1997 GIA Publications, Inc. 

4. GLORY IN THE CROSS 
Music for the Triduum
 
5. RITUAL MOMENTS 
Music for Sacraments, RCIA and other Occasions
Paul Inwood 

6. SINGING OUR FAITH 
Music for Young Catholics 
G.I.A. Publications
 
7. EASTER MYSTERIES 
St Thomas More Groups 
OCP Publications 

8. GLORY IN THE CROSS
Dan Schutte 
OCP Publications


 

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RCIA AUDIO VISUAL


1. Become One Body One Sprit in Christ
Deepening our Understading of the Eucharist in Our Lives 

2. Together at One Altar: 
a resource for school-age children


 

 

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