March 27, 2013
….that 52 young adults and parish leaders are attending World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in just four months? They will be embarking on an exciting adventure; an adventure of travel, of prayer, of community, and a true experience of Universal Church!
March 20, 2013
Dear Friends in Christ,
I recently participated in the Rite of Election, the liturgical rite by which the Church formally ratifies the catechumen’s readiness for the sacraments of initiation and the catechumens express their will to receive the sacraments. A catechumen is a person who is preparing for the sacraments of Baptism, Penance, and Eucharist. Of the many different kinds of liturgies at which I preside, I have a special fondness for this particular one which is normally celebrated on the First Sunday of Lent. Read more . . .