In ceremonies at St. Joseph Church in New Orleans on March 10 and Most Holy Trinity Church in Covington on March 11, Archbishop Gregory Aymond welcomed 331 men, women and children who will enter into full communion with the Catholic church at the Easter Vigil. “This is a joyous day,” Archbishop Aymond told the catechumens (those who have not yet been baptized) and candidates (those who have been baptized). “Each of us has a story.
There are no two that are alike. But one thing each story
does contain is something about God and something about other people.”One of the candidates, above, was Elizabeth Frazer of Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, who walked up the aisle holding her 3-month-old son Thomas. Elizabeth’s husband and sponsor, Andrew Frazer, escorted his wife, carrying their 22-month-old daughter Madeleine.