At the 5:00 PM Vigil Mass on February 17th we will celebrated the “Rite of Sending for Election” with our Catechumens as they sign their names to the Book of the Elect. The Church has discerned their readiness for reception of the initiation sacraments this Easter.
After this rite is celebrated here at Most Precious Blood, these Catechumens, along with their sponsors, will be sent by our parish to Mary Queen of the Universe Shrine, for the “Rite of Election” Feb 18th, with Bishop Noonan. Based on their Sponsor’s testimony, and the parish community’s support of their readiness for the Sacraments, the Bishop will declare the Catechumens to be the Elect- chosen by God for the sacraments of initiation this Easter. Please remember to pray for all of those participating in the RCIA process on their journey through the Catholic Faith.
The parish community of Most Precious Blood rejoices with our 6 Catechumens who celebrated the Rite of Election on Sunday, Sunday February 18th at Mary Queen of the Universe Shrine with Bishop Noonan. The Bishop has declared them The Elect of God to be initiated at Easter through the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. Rejoice!
Please continue to pray for the Elect as they journey towards their Sacraments of Initiation at the Easter Vigil.
Jesus, shepherd and lover of souls, welcome these souls into the heart of your Church and let them know how much you love them already. Wrap your loving arms around them and give them faith, strength, peace, hope and love. Grant that they may always seek the truth, which is YOU! Amen.
Mother Mary, cover them with your mantle and lead them to Jesus. Pray for us NOW and at the hour of our death…