The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a year-long programme of religious instruction given to a person (18 years and above) who would like to be initiated into the Catholic Church by Christian baptism and for preparation of the Sacrament of Confirmation. It usually begins in the 2nd quarter of the year and culminates at Easter with Baptism. The RCIA at Novena Church is conducted in English and in Mandarin.


The RCIA Journey will commence on 8 & 9 July 2024 (Mon/Tues). The Mondays and Tuesdays sessions will run parallel. Please indicate your preference to join the Monday or Tuesday session in the form.

You may pick up an application form from the Church reception or register online via https://tinyurl.com/NovenaRCIAInquirerFormYou may also download an English RCIA registration form here (PDF) or words.doc. and email to Rcianovena@gmail.com.

Closing date for the English RCIA applications – 31 May 2024.




The Chinese RCIA Journey will commence on 13 July 2024 to 17 May 2025, every Saturday from 3.00pm – 5.00pm. Application forms are available at the Church Reception Lobby/office. You may also download a Chinese RCIA registration form here or scan the QR code.

For enquiries, please email – chinesercia@novenachurch.com

圣雅丰索堂华文成人慕道团将从13/07/2024 至17/05/2025,
如有任何询问请电邮: chinesercia@novenachurch.com 或联络应铨:96268546

We ask that you pray for our new enquirers.

 All Inquirers are required as well to register their parish under St Alphonsus (Novena Church) on mycatholic.sg

For enquiries on RCIA conducted at Novena Church, please contact secretariatcssr@novenachurch.com or RCIA conducted at other churches in Singapore, please visit https://sites.google.com/catholic.org.sg/officeforcatechsis/Programmes/RCIA/Seek