Rite of Election 2023

The Rite of Election (and Call to Continuing Conversion) will be celebrated as usual on the First Sunday of Lent, February 26, 2023. 

This important Lenten ritual is for catechumens preparing for full initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and First Communion) at the Easter Vigil 2022. Also invited are those baptized Christians who are seeking to be received into the full communion of the Catholic Church this Easter and have been preparing alongside the catechumens. (Please remember that non-Catholic Christians may be received into full communion any time during the year.) 

Each Family of Parishes may choose from any of the liturgies for their group to attend, based on geography, timing, or language; there will be no deanery-specific assignments. 

Cincinnati: Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter-in-Chains: 3pm (English) & 7pm (Spanish)

Dayton: Immaculate Conception Church: 3pm (English) & 7pm (Spanish)

General Info 2023

Rite of Election 2023 Names

The names of the catechumens and candidates submitted through this form will appear in the printed program booklet for the Rite of Election.

"*" indicates required fields

RESERVATION

LOCATION & TIME - Groups may choose their location and time regardless of their Deanery. Both 7:00PM events will be in Spanish.

CATECHUMENS - receiving Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist

1. Name of CATECHUMEN
2. Name of CATECHUMEN
3. Name of CATECHUMEN
4. Name of CATECHUMEN
5. Name of CATECHUMEN
6. Name of CATECHUMEN
7. Name of CATECHUMEN
8. Name of CATECHUMEN
9. Name of CATECHUMEN
10. Name of CATECHUMEN

CANDIDATES - receiving Confirmation, Eucharist (full communion)

1. Name of CANDIDATE
2. Name of CANDIDATE
3. Name of CANDIDATE
4. Name of CANDIDATE
5. Name of CANDIDATE
6. Name of CANDIDATE
7. Name of CANDIDATE
8. Name of CANDIDATE
9. Name of CANDIDATE
10. Name of CANDIDATE

OTHERS TO RECOGNIZE - Those already received into the Catholic Church since last Easter

1. Name
2. Name
3. Name
4. Name
5. Name

ADDITIONAL ATTENDEES - Number of others expected to attend (enter "0" if none)

MORE NAMES TO ENTER? - Submit what you've entered so far, then use the link provided in the immediate confirmation message to begin another form.

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