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Nearly 350 baptized and non-baptized individuals attended a welcoming ceremony Feb. 18 at St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge. Bishop Robert W. Muench celebrated the Rite of Election of Catechumens and The Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates, one held at 1 p.m. and the other at 4:30 p.m. The candidates and catechumens will enter the church at the Easter Vigil Masses on March 31 in church parishes throughout the Diocese of Baton Rouge. Photo provided by Immaculate Conception Church in Denham Springs