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Archdiocese Welcomes 1,470 Entering Church

Wonderful news:

The archdiocese rolled out the welcome the past two weekends for 1,470 people who will be fully received into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil April 7.

On Feb. 26 the Church welcomed to St. Patrick’s Cathedral 655 who will be baptized, confirmed and receive first Communion. The catechumens, as they are known, were accompanied by their sponsors and by family members. They came from more than 80 parishes around the archdiocese to publicly declare their commitment to the faith and to sign the Book of the Elect—a registry of names that’s part of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA).
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Gail Finke said...

1000+ in Cincinnati and 299 across the river in Kentucky -- so at 1300 we've got almost as many as New York? That can't be right.

Unknown said...

And, this is the same Church whose critics like to declare that is obsolete. I see here a vibrant vital Church that attracts scores of new faithful.

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