Rite of Election

Archbishop Longley: The Catholic Church embraces you today

24/02/2015 4:00 pm

Archbishop Bernard Longley, Rite of Election, St Chad's

At St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, Archbishop Longley welcomed 250 catechumens and candidates to the Rite of Election on Sunday.

The Archbishop said. “The Catholic Church extends an embrace of welcome to all the catechumens and those preparing to be received into full communion this Easter.”

“You will be part of a universal family of believers held together by Christ through the faith we proclaim, the sacraments we celebrate and the pastors who guide us.”


You can download the full homily by using the link to the right of this page.


Birmingham: Rite of Election

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Archbishop Longley's Rite of Election Homily 22 February 2015.