How do you return to the Catholic Church?

I have been away from the Church for 40 years. Not away from Christ, however. What would be the necessary steps for return? Thank you.

Please be assured of God’s infinite mercy! The following links should assist you in better understanding the process of coming back to the Church after so many years. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly. Welcome home!**
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