In just a few short weeks, the Church will welcome thousands of new Catholics at Easter Vigils across the country. These catechumens along with candidates—those that have been baptized Christian and seek full communion with the Catholic Church—complete a process called the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults or RCIA. Learn more about RCIA and pray for the all of those who will soon be welcomed into the Church.
“Back in 1997, journalist Jonathan Kwitny published a biography of Pope John Paul II called “Man of the Century.” The idea was that the biography of John Paul cut across all the great dramas of the 20th century, from Nazism and Communism to the upheaval in the Catholic Church caused by the Second Vatican Council. ….
By the same logic, one could argue that Cardinal Francis George of Chicago was the American churchman of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, because there’s almost no story in which he wasn’t a lead actor.”
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