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‘Ad limina’ is time to remember Mary’s loving care

While an “ad limina” visit literally is to the “threshold” or tombs of the Apostles Peter and Paul, the visit all bishops are required to make periodically to Rome also leads them to Mary.

As Bishop Kevin W. Vann of Orange, California, noted at Rome’s Basilica of St. Mary Major, Pope Francis prays in the same chapel before and after each of his foreign trips.

Bishop Vann was the principal celebrant and homilist Jan. 30 as the bishops of California, Nevada and Hawaii celebrated Mass in the basilica’s Borghese Chapel, home of the famous icon, “Salus Populi Romani” (health of the Roman people).

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