Please pray for those in the R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) process. During LENT they journey in this Period of Purification and Enlightenment to the Sacraments of Initiation at the EASTER Vigil.
The Elect: Thomas Bryan-a sophomore at James Madison High School will receive the Sacraments of BAPTISM, CONFIRMATION and First EUCHARIST.
Candidates: Christi Eggstaff-a baptized Methodist, married with 2 children at ST. MARK School; Emmanuel Kendricks-A baptized Episcopal and a junior at James Madison High School; Melissa Smith-a baptized Methodist, married and living in Reston; Ward West-a baptized Episcopal, married with 2 teenage Catholic sons; Bud Wykoff-a baptized Methodist, married with daughters at ST. MARK School.
Also, please pray for the 125 Confirmandi receiving the Sacrament of CONFIRMATION on May 12. In March, these 8th graders will attend a weekend retreat to aid them in their preparation to receive this Sacrament.