Webinar: Rite of Election

Due to the pandemic, several bishops have delegated pastors to celebrate the rite within parishes. In an effort to help parish priests and parish staffs, Rita Thiron, executive director of FDLC, examines the history and elements of the Rite of Election and best practices for its celebration.


Originally presented Jan. 19, 2021. © FDLC 2021. All rights reserved.

Top photo: Archbishop Jose H. Gomez presides over the Rite of Election ceremony at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in 2019. (Victor Alemán/Angelus News)

Published by FDLC

Since 1970, the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions has served the clergy and faithful of the dioceses of the United States by providing leadership, scholarship, and resources to aid in the authentic implementation and celebration of the liturgy.