Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Friday, February 23, 2018

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Sponsors place their right hands on the shoulders of catechumens who are writing their names in the Book of the Elect during the combined Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion on March 5 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford.

During the ceremonies, at which Archbishop Leonard P. Blair officiated, members of Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults programs began their final steps toward being received into the Catholic Church at Easter Vigil liturgies.

In all, 250 catechumens and candidates representing 60 parishes were presented to Archbishop Blair. (Photo by Aaron Joseph)