All of you remain in our prayers as we wind things up…I hope we are in yours, too, for a safe return.
+Bishop Don Hanchon
P.S. Keep reading for my photos from our last day of the pilgrimage
At our last meeting with the Dicastery for Social Communication, the Prefect, Abp. Celli, identified himself as a friend of Abp. Vigneron…and showed us the website news.va on his office computer.
Having spent the last of our divas trial visits at the Council for Social Communication, this ad for a portable mp3 player-guide to St. John Lateran struck me as appropriate for the young folks that dicastery is trying to reach!
The head of the Social Communications Council was anxious to show us the features of their daily web page, available at news.va.
Abp. Vigneron and Bp. Alexander Sample @ the Congregation for Saints’ Causes this mining, where we asked about the cases for Bishop Frederick Baraga (Marquette’s first bishop) and that of Fr. Solanus Casey, Capuchin.
This sculpture outside the Sacristy at St. John Lateran reminds all who pass by that life is…transitory!
A group of bishops, priests and seminarians at the reliquary above the main altar at St. John Lateran, Rome’s cathedral.
The relics of Peter and Paul rest I this large reliquary over the principal altar.
Saturday’s L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, carried a front page photo of the Pope looking at a snow-filled St. Peter’s Square…along With notice of those that the Holy Father received in audience…the Michigan bishops! (see following photo)
Notice of Michigan bishops’ audience with the Holy Father last Friday morning.