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S+L BLOG: Pallium



  Shared responsibility symbolized in the “pallium” to be received in June 29 Vatican ceremony On June 29, Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, three Canadian Archbishops will take part in an ancient liturgical ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The newly appointed Archbishops, all named by Pope Benedict XVI over the past year, ...read more
Archbishop Gérald Lacroix will be one of 40 Archbishops from around the world to receive the pallium on Wednesday. [singlepic id=24 h=200 float=right]Every year in Rome at Mass on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Benedict XVI imposes the pallium on Metropolitan Archbishops who have been named in the past year. To impose ...read more
Archbishop Albert LeGatt, of the Archdiocese of St. Boniface, Manitoba, has received the Pallium from Pope Benedict XVI. He was among 38 Archbishops to receive the woolen band today as part of Mass on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. Salt + Light CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, explains the significance: This ancient sign, ...read more
Tuesday marks the feast of Saints Peter and Paul. As always, it is also the day that Metropolitan Archbishops who have been appointed in the last 12 months receive the Pallium. The Pallium symbolizes their role as shepherds and teachers (Fr. Rosica’s offers more on the Pallium in a blog entry from 2009 HERE). This ...read more