Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Father Diego Jimenez baptizes Paula Martinez at the Easter Vigil Mass March 26 at Sacred Heart Church in Waterbury.

She is one of seven people were were baptized. Thirty-three people made their first holy Communion and were confirmed at the liturgy.

Each year during the Easter Vigil, thousands of people are baptized into the Catholic Church in the United States. Parishes welcome these new Catholics through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). (Photo submitted)