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, which culminates in the Easter Vigil on April 7. Archbishop John Nienstedt (shown with Catechumen Celia Fontevilla, center, her sponsor Marie Trepanier, left, and her husband Ian Fontevilla, right) and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piché greeted catechumens from parishes throughout the archdiocese at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis and the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, respectively. Dianne Towalski / The Catholic Spirit

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