Lori Smith


Lori Smith, as RCIA Director at St. John the Baptist Parish in Chico, California, transitioned her parish from a school year model to a year-round process in 2011. Since then she has added RCIA adapted for children and teens and RCIA in Spanish. As the formation chair of the RCIA Committee for the Diocese of Sacramento, she presents yearly at various RCIA workshops in the diocese. A graduate of the St. John Bosco Conference RCIA Track, Lori is also a mentor and task writer for the Catechetical Institute at Franciscan University. Her passion is living out her faith as a co-responsible layperson in the new evangelization.