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Back to bishops: Pope’s 2017 calendar filled with ‘ad limina’ visits

Back to bishops: Pope’s 2017 calendar filled with ‘ad limina’ visits

| Cindy Wooden | December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

For Pope Francis, the Year of Mercy will be followed by the Year of the “Ad Limina” Visits.

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Vatican cardinal responds to Archbishop Nienstedt’s ‘ad limina’ visit

Vatican cardinal responds to Archbishop Nienstedt’s ‘ad limina’ visit

| December 12, 2012 | 6 Comments

Archbishop John C. Nienstedt submitted the Quinquennial Report for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis prior to his “ad limina” visit. Here is the letter he received recently from Cardinal Marc Ouellet.

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‘Ad limina’ pilgrimage was a true grace for me

‘Ad limina’ pilgrimage was a true grace for me

| March 15, 2012

“Truly, this was a trip to remember.”

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Bishops pray at apostles’ tombs, meet with pope

Bishops pray at apostles’ tombs, meet with pope

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

13 bishops from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota gathered March 9 around the main altar’s “confessio,” an area above St. Peter’s tomb honoring his confession of faith.

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Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI addressed a group of U.S. bishops making their “ad limina” visits to Rome, including bishops from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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At St. Peter’s Basilica, bishops reflect on call to serve

At St. Peter’s Basilica, bishops reflect on call to serve

| March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The bishops were on the third day of their weeklong “ad limina” visit to Rome. They will return to St. Peter’s Basilica later in the week to pray at St. Peter’s tomb.

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At Rome church dedicated to Mary, archbishop cites her faithful example

At Rome church dedicated to Mary, archbishop cites her faithful example

| March 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The bishops of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota celebrated Mass March 5 at the Basilica of St. Mary Major — the first of several stops they are making at the major churches of Rome as part of their current “ad limina” visit.

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‘To the thresholds of the apostles’

‘To the thresholds of the apostles’

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt and Bishop Lee Piché of St. Paul and Minneapolis will travel to Rome next month for a weeklong visit that will include a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI and Mass at the tombs of St. Peter and St. Paul.

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