Ad Limina 2017 (Part 2)

Posted March 28, 2017 6:56 pm by Archbishop Richard W. Smith

Ad Limina 2017 (Part 2)

A particularly full day today, and wonderfully enriching. We began with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy, presided by our Ukrainian brother Bishops, who are part of our regional episcopal assembly. Gathered at St. Peter’s Basilica, we offered the liturgy at the altar of St. Basil, where the mortal remains of St. Josaphat have been placed for public veneration. Ukrainian seminarians studying in Rome, together with the Vice-Rector of the seminary, joined us and led us in their beautiful singing of the liturgy. St. Josaphat was martyred for the faith in the 1600’s, in particular for his determined and courageous promotion

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