John Paul II Center - Milwaukee

RCIA Institute-Making Disciples


RCIA Institute: Making Disciples


Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:00-9:15 pm and

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:30 am-4:00 pm


Archbishop Cousins Catholic Center

3501 South Lake Drive

St. Francis, WI 53235



$50 per person or $35 per person for parish/cluster teams of 3 or more

Cost includes Saturday continental breakfast and lunch, as well as beverages throughout


Scholarships are available for those in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee based on need;

please contact Dean Daniels or Rich Harter for more information



Participants should bring their RCIA Ritual Book

For those needing a book, they will be available for sale at $15 per book


Making Disciples is a foundational event for your team. At this event, you and your team will:

  • Discover how the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a powerful conversion process that forms “missionary disciples”
  • Learn how to apply the core principles of the RCIA across the entire parish to form even more missionary disciples
  • Acquire the skills to build an evangelizing parish that involves the entire community in calling forth missionary disciples
  • Know how to recruit and build a thriving RCIA team that is focused on disciple formation
  • Learn how to grow a pool of passionate, engaged sponsors who mentor seekers into discipleship



Nick Wagner is the director and founder of He has more than 25 years experience as a leader and trainer in liturgical and catechetical ministries. He is the author of numerous articles and several books and on parish ministry including Whole Community Liturgy and The Way of Faith: A Field Guide for the RCIA Process (Twenty-Third Publications). He has worked in campus, parish and diocesan positions, and he holds a master’s degree from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota.


Diana Macalintal is the Director of Worship for the Diocese of San José and holds a Master of Arts in Theology with honors from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota. She has served as a liturgist and music director in campus, parish, and diocesan ministries for over 20 years and has authored articles on liturgy and music in Modern Liturgy, Ministry & Liturgy, Pastoral Music, Eucharistic Ministries, Parish Life, AIM, and Today’s Parish. She maintains a blog for the Diocese of San José called Work of the People.



St. John Paul II Office for the New Evangelization

3501 South Lake Dr.
PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912


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