Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Welcoming Catechumens into Church

USCCB News Release: USCCB Liturgist: Welcoming Catechumens into Church a Job for all Catholics, February 22, 2010.
"During Lent candidates for the sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist) experience final preparation to become members of the Catholic Church.  The “Elect,” as they are called, rely on the whole Church to welcome them.Father Richard Hilgartner, assistant director of the Secretariat of Divine Worship at the United States Conference on Catholic Bishops offered ten things Catholics can do to welcome new members into the Church" 
 The news release lists these 10 things to consider for the RCIA.

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