To the newly-minted Catholics who entered the Church during the Easter Vigil, greetings from this grizzled convert to the newbies.
The barque of Peter is delighted to have you. In addition to all the Bibles, Catechisms, Missals, etc., there is one essential piece of gear you will need:
Glad you signed up--now start bailing!
[**With belated thanks to Anne Muggeridge, who came up with the brilliant metaphor.]