Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Rite of Election - 2005

To: Pastors, Catechumenate Directors (adult and children), Liturgy Coordinators
From: Diana Macalintal
Date: December 21, 2004
Re: Rite of Election 2005 – names of catechumens and rehearsal

Bishop Patrick McGrath welcomes to the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph the catechumens for Election from all parishes, institutions, and missions of the diocese who are to be chosen for the Easter Sacraments. All the liturgies will be multilingual.

Rite of Election - 2005
Monday, February 14, 2005, 7:30p
Tuesday, February 15, 2005, 7:30p
Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 7:30p

Please note there is no Sunday Rite of Election this year.

So that enough seats can be reserved for your catechumens and their sponsors, please return the form below no later than January 12 to Diana Macalintal at Macalintal@dsj.org or by fax: 408-983-0121. The final schedule for the three celebrations will be announced in the Daily Bulletin on January 14.

There will be two rehearsals for the Rite of Election. At least two people from your parish must attend one of the rehearsal (the catechumenate director may be one of the following persons):
  • one person to carry your Book of the Elect,
  • one (or two) people to read your names of the Elect.

Rehearsals for Rite of Election
Monday, February 7, 2005, 7p – 8p
or Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 7p – 8p

Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
80 South Market Street

After 6p, there is free parking on the street or in the parking lots on San Fernando Street between First and Third Streets. For more information, contact Diana Macalintal, 408-983-0136 or macalintal@dsj.org.



Click the graphic above for a Rite of Election reservation form for your Catechumens.

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