The Lenten Rites – Involving the Community

During the Feb. 21 Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion at the Atlanta Civic Center, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledges the names in the Book of the Elect with a prayerful kiss of peace.
During the Feb. 21 Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion at the Atlanta Civic Center, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledges the names in the Book of the Elect with a prayerful kiss of peace.

by Kathy Kuczka

Lent is laden with rites for the Catechumens and Candidates.   But, the rites aren’t only for the benefit of those in the process of initiation.   The Rite of Christian Initiation tells us that rites should be executed so that the “entire community benefits.” Here are some ways to involve the initiating community. Continue reading “The Lenten Rites – Involving the Community”