On Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m., the Rite of Election for the catechumens of the archdiocese will take place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick. His Eminence, Cardinal Edward Egan will preside. The Rite of the Calling of the Candidates to Continuing Conversion will take place the following Sunday, Feb. 17, at two locations: 2:00 p.m.at the Cathedral, again with Cardinal Egan, and 2:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh, N.Y., where Bishop Dominick Lagonegro will preside.

Parishes are asked to register their catechumens and candidates with the Catechetical Office by Jan. 15, 2008.

Details and on-line registration are available at www.nyfaithformation.org

Parishes wishing paper registration forms may contact Mrs. Estela Guevara at (212) 371-1011, X2692.