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   Recommended Reading

  Loaner Books & Tapes


We have our own loaner books & taped recordings of past RCIA sessions.  We will be posting the list to the site soon.  In the meantime, if you have an interest to borrow an item, please inquire about it.



   Catholic Bookstores

Catholic Book & Gift Store
5439B Clayton Rd. (across parking lot-Warehouse)
Clayton, CA               925.673.1834

Glad Tidings Book & Gift Store
6700 Santa Rita Rd.
Pleasanton , CA         888.887.9463          

Kaufers Religious Supplies
55 Beverly St.
San Francisco, CA     800.874.6987

4926 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA              510.653.7196

San Damiano Catholic Book Store
(Diablo Rd. Exit-call # below for directions)
Danville, CA              925.837.9141

 Miscellaneous Information


   What do these mean?   

  • Advent
  • Baptism
  • Candidate
  • Canon law
  • Catechesis
  • Catechumen
  • Catechumenate
  • Chrism
  • Confirmation
  • Doctrine
  • Easter
  • Easter Vigil
  • Elect
  • Election
  • Enlightenment
  • Enrollment
  • Eucharist
  • Evangelization
  • Fasting
  • Godparent
  • Illumination
  • Immersion
  • Infusion
  • Initiation
  • Inquiry
  • Inquirers
  • Labyrinth
  • Lectionary
  • Lectionary-based catechesis
  • Lent
  • Liturgy
  • Liturgy of the hours
  • Liturgical Year
  • Magisterium
  • Ministry
  • Mystagogy
  • Neophyte
  • Oil of catechumens
  • Order of Christian initiation
  • Paschal candle
  • Paschal Triduum
  • Penance
  • Periods
  • Postbaptismal
  • Precatechumenate
  • Presentations
  • Purification
  • Protestant
  • RCIA
  • Reconciliation room
  • Rite of Acceptance
  • Rite of Election
  • Rite of Sending
  • Sacramentary
  • Sacraments
  • Spirituality
  • Sponsors

We will constantly update the glossary section as we find the definitions to the terminology.

Let us know of any other words you'd like defined.

To inquire about the RCIA, call MARIE EGOLF @ 925-687-6478 or PARISH HOUSE925-682-2486.


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