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PAGE 6 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC MARCH 4, Students from Blessed" crament Child Care Center in Jonesboro inspect baskets made by Arkansas Indians during a recent field trip to the Arkan- sas State University Museum. L to R: Lisa Setta, Lindsey Gloe, Schuyler Broadway, Tara Leman and Christopher Kelly. (John Sifford) "Rite," from page 1 to which we have been called." Approximately 20 parishes will partici- pate in the Rite of Election, represent- ing Adona, Arkadelphia, Camden, Charleston, Clarksville, Conway, For- rest City, Heber Springs, Hope, Jackson- dUe, Little Italy, Little Rock, New Dixie, North Little Rock, Pads, Pine Bluffand Texarkana. The first Sunday of Lent, on which the ! Rite of Election is celebrated, begins the Church's preparation for the Pus- out into action the concerns to reS3J x i 1 chal Triduum in which Catholics cele2 those in need. 1 brate Jesus' death and resurrection. , et The Rite of Election is a celebration of t heeding the call of God. The Church , . sCft recognizes this call by inscribing the essentialprograms., and ministne t" names of the "elect" (the catechumens) preserve, expand, enhance and gz | t in the Book of the Elect, which is signed dynamic vision to the mission of t Church in Arkansas. Every CathohC [ [ by the bishop. The candidates for fUllcommunion or confirmation are en- both a particpant and recipientin!lI couraged to strive for conversion, blessings that these programs foster ] I "In more and more parishes, the already Parish Social Ministries is the! t baptized are able to share the excite- mitment of Arkansas Catholics of tI committing our resources to the..,nt'| ment and the struggles of the 'elect' and rediscover the meaning oftity of life. It is the bold vision th.rO [ come to obedience to our Lord and His m'Lssj '" 3 t S baptism in their own lives, said Sr.of preparing the Church to be a KleinschmidL "During the 40 days, both five and dynamic influence into the catechumens and the already baptized t" century. journey together to the holy fon . Bishop Andrew J. McDonald will pre- __ side at the Rite of Election. Sr. Klein- schmidt and members of the diocesan Addiction: The Subtle Fog~!. RCIA Commission are available to as- sist parishes with the RCIA process. Want to see local news in ARKANSAS CATHOLIC? Let us know what's happening in your neck of the woods! "CASA," from page 1 Religious Education: Offers services to parishes, including catechesis train- ing for pre-school through high school programs, assistance to coordinators of adult education and special educational ministry programs. | D p R I N T I N G Newman Centers: Offer programsto i I an estimated 1,000 Catholic students in seven colleges and universities in the diocese, assuring a Catholic witness for young men and women. Parish Life: Enriches parish life ......... L'~ Letterheads PLANNED & [ Envelopes [ through programs for evangelization, i PRODUCED Wedding ' = RoO DyUCERDN EE DS -1 h3vit,*~,ions lay ministry and worship, and pro'ddes PRO DUCuERDN EE for the continuing formation of laity in spiritual renewal, enabling them to live |375-7311 their faith more fully. 18th & Pike Avenue - NLR Youth Ministry: Assists parish staffs and youth ministers, and makes pro- grams available to foster a deeper faith in youth, encouraging them to greater ST. PATRICK'S MEN'S CLUB Friday, MARCH 9 . 4:30 - 7:00 PM in the Parish Center, 211 West 19th St., N.L.R Tickets at door; $5.50 adults, Kids under 12, $3.00 out orders available participation in the life of the Church. Justice and Peace: Promotes the social teachings of the Church through various programs, enabling parishion- ers to apply Scriptural and theological principles to social issues. Parish Social Services - Adoption and Pro-Life, The Poor and the Homeless, black, Hispanic and refugee ministries: Arkansas Catholics join Catholics eve- rywhere in believing that all life is given by God and therefore has dignity and is worthy of care and respect. This fundamental belief is demonstrated by living the faith through justice, charity and mercy. Through CASA, all Arkan- sas Catholics have the opportunity to Causes ii]l Effects Recovery J Jesuit Ft. Michael L Cook, homily at a Gonzaga University ice for the slain Jesuits in El SI