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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion.

by Rebecca Sontag North: Immaculate Conception When asked why she intends to join the Catholic Church, Amanda Schmerge replied with serene certitude, saying, “It was a slow-growing love.” Amanda was satisfied as a Methodist, always active in her church. Yet, it seemed a reasonable compromise that her children, ages 4-11,

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrated the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion in Cincinnati and Dayton on March 10 with those who will be welcomed into the Catholic faith at Easter. Father Jan Schmidt presided at the celebrations at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, with Bishop

A shorter version of this story appeared in our March print edition. On Sunday, March 5, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati celebrated the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion with 770 adults and children seeking entrance into the Roman Catholic Church. The Rite of Election is celebrated with

This year 880 adults and children will enter the Roman Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, beginning Sunday Feb. 14 with the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion. For the first time since 2013, the number of those preparing to enter the church at Easter is