Pope Francis warmly welcomed our ‘ad limina’ group, listened attentively and answered our questions.
Supporting and supported by their bishops, 25 young adults from Minnesota and North Dakota made a pilgrimage “ad limina apostolorum” — to the threshold of the apostles — in mid-January.
St. Cloud Bishop Donald Kettler was among the bishops who met with Pope Francis Jan. 13, the first day of their “ad limina” visit.
On Nov. 26, I will celebrate a milestone birthday of sorts. I’ll be turning 75 — the age at which bishops are required to submit their letters of resignation to the pope.
The bishops of every diocese in the United States have prepared detailed reports on the life of the Catholic Church in their dioceses as part of their visits “to the threshold of the apostles.”