MONSIGNOR MCGUINNESS AND BISHOP MACDAID IN ROME ON AD LIMINA VISIT

20 January 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The Diocesan Administrator of Clogher Diocese, Monsignor Joseph McGuinness and Most Rev Liam MacDaid, Bishop-Emeritus of Clogher, travelled to Rome last weekend with all of the Irish Bishops and the diocesan administrators of those diocese that are currently not being led by a bishop, for what is known as a pilgrimage Ad Limina Apostolorum – “to the threshold of the Apostles”, a reference to the pilgrimage to the tombs of Saints Peter and Paul that all bishops are required to make at regular intervals.

The pilgrimage will last until 25 January. It consists of prayer and a series of meetings with staff of the various departments of the Roman Curia in the Holy See and a meeting with Pope Francis. The purpose of the pilgrimage is to strengthen the…
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