The beautiful Light of the Easter Vigil
Following the example of Christ who washed the feet of the apostles during the Last Supper, Bishop Barres washed the feed of parishioners.
Bishop Barres prayed over and blessed the holy oils that will be used in the sacraments of baptism, confirmation, holy orders and the anointing of the sick in the coming year.
Participants prayed along a two-mile route which included Holy Trinity High School.
The Rite of Election and the Easter Vigil are public acts in which one's personal history is joined with the history and gifts of the Catholic Church.
NY State Catholics urged to make their voices heard before pending legislation in New York State further diminishes the rights of the unborn.
California law requires pro-life pregnancy centers to visibly display information about abortions.