Easter, a Season of Converts

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops reported that "thousands" of new converts to the faith are being welcomed this Easter.

"A married couple in their golden years, a couple inspired by their late daughter's legacy, and a salesman who heard Jesus' call to conversion on a stranger's porch, are among the thousands who will be welcomed into the Catholic Church on Easter Vigil, April 15, in parishes across the United States," the USCCB Public Affairs office said in a message Monday.

"Catechumens, who have never been baptized, will receive baptism, confirmation and first Communion at the Holy Saturday Easter Vigil."

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