The Cordial Catholic

225: Why is the Process of Becoming Catholic So Terrible?! (w/ Taylor Schroll)

November 08, 2023 K. Albert Little. Taylor School
The Cordial Catholic
225: Why is the Process of Becoming Catholic So Terrible?! (w/ Taylor Schroll)
Show Notes

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined by my friend Taylor Schroll from Forte Catholic, among other things, to talk about what's wrong (and what's right?) about the official process for converting to Catholicism.

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (R.C.I.A.) is a long-standing, historical process of initiating non-Catholics into the beauty of the Catholic Church but it's not without its faults, its pitfalls, and its problems and this week Taylor and I talk about what to do when things go wrong, how to stick with it (or move on), and what can be done to make sure the whole thing makes more sense, and creates authentic Catholic disciples.

This is such a fun conversation filled with lots of laughter, some great spicy hot takes from Taylor, and our own personal experiences of struggling through teaching and learning in the RCIA program.

I know lots of listeners to this show have had struggles (or are having struggles) with this process and we're here to try and help!

For more from Taylor check our Forte Catholic website, the podcast (available everywhere) and, in particular, the Catholic Foundations Teaching series, which is fantastic.

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