Rite of Election – 13th March 2011 After a wet and dull journey to the Cathedral on the First Sunday of Lent, it was appropriate that we emerged into brilliant sunshine after the joyful celebration of the Rite of Election. Once again, the Cathedral was packed... and Call to Continuing Conversion Celebrant: Rt Rev Bishop Terence Patrick Drainey First Sunday of Lent, Sunday 13th March 2011 at 3pm St Mary’s Cathedral, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough ‘You did not choose me, no I chose you’ The Rite of Election is a... ‘I have called you by your name; you are mine’ 21st February 2010 In spite of the snow on the First Sunday of Lent, there were very few empty seats in St Mary’s Cathedral for the Rite of Election. Only Our Lady and St Peter’s Parish in... The Rite of Election will be on Sunday 21st February, the First Sunday of Lent, at 3pm in St Mary’s Cathedral. The Mass of Thanksgiving for all those involved will be held on the Vigil of Pentecost, Saturday 22nd May.