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Continuing a Journey of Faith - The Rite of Election

Posted on February 27, 2023 in: News, Events

Continuing a Journey of Faith - The Rite of Election

The Rite of Election, held Feb. 26 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, takes place each year on the first Sunday of Lent in churches and cathedrals throughout the world. During this rite, upon the witness of Godparents, sponsors and catechists, those gathered affirm their intention to join the Church as well as become full members of the Church. 

Bishop Michel Cote accepts the elect on behalf of the whole diocese and affirms their desire to be members of the Church. 

A celebration of faith in word and song took place to support the newest members of our Church on their spiritual journey.

Click Here to be taken to a photo gallery of the 2023 Rite of Election

Photos by Catherine Hoffman

 

 


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