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WELCOME HOME! Catechumens receive candles at the Easter vigil Mass before receiving the sacraments in St. Peter's Basilica.

The Light of Easter: How to Keep the Fire Alive in Converts

Every Easter vigil, dioceses across the United States welcome thousands of new converts into the Catholic Church through RCIA. But how a parish’s RCIA efforts prepare and support new converts to be disciples of Jesus Christ makes a critical difference as to whether those new converts choose to stay in the Church — or go.