Tag: Rite of Election

Christ is alive!

Christ is alive!

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the first Sunday of Lent this year, more than 500 people, joined by their family members, friends and sponsors, journeyed to our co-cathedrals in St. Paul and Minneapolis for the annual Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion. This weekend, they will be sacramentally initiated and warmly welcomed into the Catholic Church in parishes throughout our archdiocese.

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Rite of Election approaches

Rite of Election approaches

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The annual Rite of Election, in which catechumens and candidates on their way toward becoming Catholic are presented to the local bishops, takes place at two locations in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Sunday, Feb. 22

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Joining the Church: ‘There is no greater joy’

Joining the Church: ‘There is no greater joy’

| March 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

Jareck Horton grew up Baptist, but said he later lost his faith. When he started searching again, the people who surrounded him, like his sponsor Steve Ricci, along with things he read, led him to Catholicism.

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News Notes – February 27, 2014

News Notes – February 27, 2014

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Rite of Election set for March 9
– Visitation teacher honored by social studies council
– Hill-Murray girls top BSM for state hockey title

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Rite of Election: The journey continues

Rite of Election: The journey continues

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Rite of Election and The Call to Continuing Conversion was held at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis on Feb. 17, the first Sunday of Lent.

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Rite of Election is opportunity to show support for those entering Church

Rite of Election is opportunity to show support for those entering Church

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of catechumens and candidates seeking full initiation into the Catholic Church will gather Feb. 17, the first Sunday of Lent, for the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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Rite of Election set for Feb. 17

Rite of Election set for Feb. 17

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion will be celebrated on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis and at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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RCIA not just for new Catholics: A process for deepening faith

RCIA not just for new Catholics: A process for deepening faith

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every year, hundreds of adults and children in the archdiocese begin a journey to full membership in the Catholic Church. This year 745 people are preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation during the Easter Vigil.

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Welcoming the Elect

Welcoming the Elect

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Feb. 26 marked the Rite of Election, a step in the journey toward full communion into the Catholic Church

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Rite of Election to be Feb. 26

Rite of Election to be Feb. 26

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt will celebrate the Rite of Election at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. Bishop Lee Piché will preside at the ceremony at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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