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S+L BLOG: Pallium

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