Fifth in a Bishop's Appeal series
By Brian Kohls
DE PERE -- "You bring a spark to the church," Bp. David Zubik told 64 catechumens and 202 candidates at the 21st annual Rite of Election March 4 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.
"We are very grateful to you," Bp. Zubik said at the ceremony, which is part of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
As part of their RCIA faith formation, catechumens and candidates gathered with their sponsors, godparents, family and friends for the bilingual ceremony, which moves them closer to becoming full members of the Catholic Church.
"The Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion is a wonderful celebration when the catechumens and candidates celebrate being called by God," said Anissa Lodzinski, associate director of worship for the Green Bay Diocese. Full story ...
Teaching more than dilemmas, controversy
'Don't let people hijack church anymore on issues regarding the end-of-life'
Final trip to Thailand opens a new door
De Pere man loses heart to orphaned children
Men's conference in Appleton set for March 24
'Dr. Ray' expected to address 700 men at Esto Vir
Bishop to celebrate 10th anniversary (from Mar. 2, 2007 issue)
Readers invited to contribute to section
Help wanted ads
Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
for March 11, 2007: The cross is the symbol of all symbols
Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Michael Stubbs --
for March 11, 2007: Gospel reading is a call to take action
Editorial -- Code gives rights
The church's 'Code of Canon Law' gives the laity both rights and responsibilities
Editorial -- Phony claim needs burying
There's nothing to the burial site story
Br. Steve Herro -- Collection invites us to help poor
Contributions will go to assist needy people in the U.S. and overseas
Sidebar: Helping others
Phillip Schmitt -- Conversion requires a change in us (Lent)
Ann Froelich -- Conversion boils down to a journey of the heart (Lent)
Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)
Calendar of events
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