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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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Bishops must listen, learn, be healed by God, archbishop says

Bishops must listen, learn, be healed by God, archbishop says

| Carol Glatz | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Our church needs leaders today who are willing to listen and learn, who are willing to be healed and to serve, who are willing to proclaim boldly what God has done for us,” Archbishop Hebda said at Mass at St. Paul Outside the Walls 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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‘A very encouraging encounter’: Region’s bishops meet with Pope Francis

‘A very encouraging encounter’: Region’s bishops meet with Pope Francis

| January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

“It was magnificent. It was very informal,” Archbishop Bernard Hebda said. “The Holy Father was very open. We could talk about anything with him. He was very forthcoming with us and very supportive, very fraternal.”

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Bishops begin ‘ad limina’ visit with reflection on being ‘rock’ of faith

Bishops begin ‘ad limina’ visit with reflection on being ‘rock’ of faith

| Cindy Wooden | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

St. Peter’s transformation from an erring disciple to the “rock” on which Jesus built his Church was not the result of lessons gleaned from a “self-help” book, but from growing ever closer to the Lord, said Bishop John M. Quinn of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota.

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Bishops find hope, and humor, during ‘ad limina’ meeting with pope

Bishops find hope, and humor, during ‘ad limina’ meeting with pope

| January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

The “ad limina” visits bishops are required to make to the Vatican are occasions to be honest about challenges, while also being encouraged to hope, said Bishop John T. Folda of Fargo, North Dakota.

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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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Mary is loving mother, humble disciple, pope says on Guadalupe feast

Mary is loving mother, humble disciple, pope says on Guadalupe feast

| Carol Glatz | December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

She revealed herself to St. Juan Diego as a “mestiza” to show “that she is everyone’s mother,” and she speaks to everyone as she spoke to this indigenous saint five centuries ago, with tenderness and motherly love, the pope said in his homily during a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica Dec. 12.

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U.S. bishops set to begin their ‘ad limina’ visits to Rome

U.S. bishops set to begin their ‘ad limina’ visits to Rome

| Cindy Wooden | October 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The bishops of every diocese in the United States have prepared detailed reports on the life of the Catholic Church in their dioceses and have made or are making reservations to fly to Rome.

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Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens invite young adults to January ‘ad limina’ visit in Rome

Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Cozzens invite young adults to January ‘ad limina’ visit in Rome

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda’s second “ad limina” visit with a pope and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzen’s first will include some special guests — as many as 15 young adults are invited to accompany them on the trip to Rome.

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