What is the Rite of Welcoming?

On the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, Saint Malachi / Saint Patrick RCIA celebrate the Rite of Welcoming at Saint Patrick Church. This ritethe first public ritual celebrated in the RCIA processacknowledges candidates who are baptized in another Christian denomination as disciples seeking full communion in the Catholic Church through reception of confirmation and Eucharist during the Easter season.

Brittney Brinker and Jennifer Green will be welcomed as candidates preparing for Easter sacraments through participation in the RCIA. Let us welcome them and pray with and for them on their journey of faith!

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