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Last day in Rome includes journey through time

Last day in Rome includes journey through time

| Maggee Becker and Kelsey (Becker) Weinandt | January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

On our last day in Rome, our group of 25 young adults were reminded of the journey Christians have taken through history, dating back to the day Jesus died on the Cross.

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A pilgrim reflects: Finding beauty in the Church

A pilgrim reflects: Finding beauty in the Church

| Mitchell Kohler | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

We were blessed to attend the weekly general audience with Pope Francis while on our ad limina pilgrimage with the bishop of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, and at the end of the audience we were able to take a picture with him.

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Young adults make ‘deep dive’ into faith during ‘ad limina’ visit

Young adults make ‘deep dive’ into faith during ‘ad limina’ visit

| Cindy Wooden | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mychael Schilmoeller and her unborn child received a special blessing from Pope Francis Jan. 15 as she traveled with 24 other young adults accompanying Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens on their “ad limina apostolorum” in Rome.

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Pilgrims persevere through early morning, missed train

Pilgrims persevere through early morning, missed train

| Sara Kohl | January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Good morning! 

Actually, as I write this, it is evening here in Rome, but time has been a funny barrier for us pilgrims today, so I will stick with Minnesota time.

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History lesson: gladiators and martyrs to the faith

History lesson: gladiators and martyrs to the faith

| Will Herrmann | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Following Sunday Mass at the Pontifical North American College (celebrated by alumnus Archbishop Hebda and assisted by seminarians from our archdiocese), we met art historian Elizabeth Lev for a tour of pre-Christian Rome, beginning at the iconic Colosseum.

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A pilgrimage within a pilgrimage: Assisi

A pilgrimage within a pilgrimage: Assisi

| January 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today, we took a pilgrimage within our pilgrimage, visiting Assisi, the home of Sts. Francis, Clare, and Agnes.

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Many prayers, little sleep, new adventures

Many prayers, little sleep, new adventures

| Mary Rose Rynda | January 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The blessings of this pilgrimage start to unfold …

Upon arriving at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport with 24 other young adults on our way to Rome and the ad limina visit

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Young adults to share ad limina experiences in Rome through The Catholic Spirit

Young adults to share ad limina experiences in Rome through The Catholic Spirit

| January 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Young adults traveling to Rome with Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens will share their trip with others even as they experience it.

That’s the plan for a regular blog posting on The Catholic Spirit website as 25 men and women ages 21 to 35 accompany the bishops Jan. 9-18 for the bishops’ Jan. 13 visit with Pope Francis.

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