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Rite of Election
March 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate the Rite of Election for men and women from throughout the Fall River Diocese who are preparing to become members of the Roman Catholic Church or who are preparing for full communion in the Church. The Rite of Election takes place in diocesan cathedrals annually throughout the world on the First Sunday of Lent. It marks the beginning of the final phase of preparation for those participating in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults –better known by the acronym RCIA- the process through which adults enter the Catholic Church.