Matthew and Jackie are Members of THE ELECT!

February 23, 2021 - 9:30am
Matthew And Jackie
Intensely Preparing to Become Catholic

Matthew Bocage and Jackie Gonzalez are no longer catechumens but now members of THE ELECT!

Last weekend, they celebrated the Rite of Election. They affirmed their intention to join the Church and they inscribed their names in the Book of the Elect as a pledge of fidelity.

They now begin a Period of Purification and Enlightenment — the final, intense preparation for the reception of the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Communion.

You will see them at Mass during Lent wearing brown robes, symbolizing their desire for purity. They will receive white robes at baptism on Easter Vigil, symbolizing their new life in Christ!

Please keep Matthew and Jackie in your prayers.

 

Are you - or is someone you know - curious about becoming Catholic? We have an online group forming soon!

Message us for more information or email RCIA@StMichaelLivermore.com 

 

Brown Robes

Categories: 

Recent Posts

Black Belt Now Fights for Her Faith

Stephanie Frausto’s Sacred Story
February 6, 2023

Stephanie was a competitive cage fighter, caught in a world where her body was like a product to be sold. After losing several...Read more

Cinta Negra en Artes Marciales Ahora Luchando Por Su Fe

La Historia Sagrada de Stephanie Frausto
February 6, 2023

Stephanie era una luchadora enjaulada competitiva, atrapada en un mundo donde su cuerpo era como un producto para vender. Después de perder varias...Read more

Once a Shunned Teenage Mom, Now Filled with Faith

Ana Escobar’s Sacred Story
January 31, 2023

Catholic culture was the backdrop of her Latin heritage upbringing, including 12 years of Catholic school in San Francisco. When she became an...Read more

  •  
  • 1 of 354