Interested in learning about the Catholic Faith?

This invitation is extended to all “seekers”!  Maybe you have felt drawn to the Catholic Church but have never made a serious effort towards belonging.  This could be the time to “come and see”. 

The RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is a process of instruction, community building, learning to pray and developing a sense of service to all of God’s people.  It is intended for all those interested in becoming Catholic, or who want to learn more about Catholicism.  Formation sessions run from September to mid-May. 

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming Catholic or exploring their faith more, please contact Linda Sapenaro at 816-356-3700 ext. 218 or linda@stbernadettekcmo.org




Adults journey with parishioners and staff in exploring whether participation and worship in the Roman Catholic Church is where God is calling him/her. The process involves spiritual growth and discernment, knowing Jesus personally, learning about Church doctrine, beliefs, traditions and practices, and how to live as a Catholic in today’s world. Entrance into the church usually takes place during the Easter Vigil, depending upon the faith journey of the individual and parish process, with Baptism or Profession of Faith, Confirmation and Eucharist. Parishioners are invited to assist in this ministry with their prayers, hospitality, sponsorship, teaching, and assisting with days of recollection/retreats.
Contact  Linda Sapenaro


Bringing people into relationship with Jesus Christ