Posts Tagged ‘rite of election’

New Creations in Christ

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

In Saint Paul’s Letter to the Romans, which is the second reading at Mass for this First Sunday of Lent, we are reminded of how all of us are both marked by the sin of Adam and, through the grace of Baptism, reborn by sharing in the life in Christ. “Just as through one transgression […] [Read more]

Rite of Election – A glimpse of the hope of the Resurrection during Lent

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

It’s a truly inspiring sight. To stand in the sanctuary of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, a church that comfortably holds some 3,000 people, and watch hundreds and hundreds come forward on the First Sunday of Lent for the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion. [Read more]