St. Edward Catholic Church - Fairfield, IL


The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), is a process that nurtures and guides adults who seek information and ultimately initiation into the Catholic faith.  It is usually in four phases namely:  Inquiry, Catechumenate, Enlightenment and Mystagogia.  Contact the parish office to set up a schedule with our RCIA Coordinator.

Parish School of Religion (PSR)

This Ministry provides religious education programs for kids from kindergarten through eighth grades.  They are prepared for the reception of the first Holy Communion, from second grade and above; and Confirmation, from 7th - 8th grade and above.  The PSR meets at 9:15AM every Sunday from September through May.

Catholic Youth Organization (CYO)

This Ministry supports in caring for the youth and young adults by encouraging them to develop healthy, faith-filled relationships with Jesus Christ, with the Church, with their families and with the community.  In this Ministry, young people are empowered to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.  Through series of outreach experiences, they are enriched and therefore prepared to participate in the life, mission, and work of Christ in the Church.  Their personal spiritual growth is nurtured through prayers & worship, catechesis and pastoral care.  The CYO hold meetings as announced.