RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation For Adults

Youngstown City Regional RCIA

Persons who have a desire to learn more about the Roman Catholic faith are invited to inquire.

The Vatican has provided a process for all Roman Catholic Churches worldwide

to assist persons in this quest – the RCIA.


Contact Regina Oliva at St. Patrick Church (330) 743-1109 or contact

Sr. Elisa Bonano, OSF, at St. Angela Merici Parish (330) 747-6080.

2021-2022 Regional RCIA 

After attending sessions at the regional location: St. Edward Parish, Youngstown,

and parish based rituals, these persons were initiated into the Roman Catholic Church at their respective parishes at the Easter Vigil on April 16, 2022. They

complete the process during the weeks of Easter Time.


Front left: Emma Rauzan – Holy Apostles,  Samuel Inskeep  – St. Patrick, Youngstown


Back left: Nate Ferguson – St. Joseph, Austintown, Charles Perkins – St. Dominic, 

                  Art Campbell – St. Patrick, Youngstown, Isaac Nordquist – St. Dominic


                        (Missing from picture: Victoria Vivo – St. Joseph, Austintown)