Ad Limina 2012 - A Virtual Pilgrimage

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Missed part of the pilgrimage? Watch a photo slideshow of the Ad limina 2012 trip.

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Seminarian Santiago Mariani sings “Ave Maria” at dinner in Rome

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What did Pope Benedict XVI tell US bishops?

"It is my hope that the church’s conscientious efforts to confront this reality will help the broader community to recognize the causes, true extent and devastating consequences of sexual abuse, and to respond effectively to this scourge which affects every level of society."

Read more about the pope’s speeches

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Cheryl Eckert bought this L’Osservatore Romano picture from the General Audience. Look just how close Fr. John Eckert is to the Holy Father! 
Read more pilgrims’ thoughts about the experience:  http://bit.ly/KKVw8Q

Cheryl Eckert bought this L’Osservatore Romano picture from the General Audience. Look just how close Fr. John Eckert is to the Holy Father! 

Read more pilgrims’ thoughts about the experience:  http://bit.ly/KKVw8Q

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The whole trip was amazing, I learned so much…This was a profound, life-changing trip. Every single day, I said ‘Wow!’ It was even better than the day before. It was euphoric…a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Brice Griffin, Diocese of Charlotte

Read more of the pilgrims’ thoughts about the trip: http://bit.ly/KKVw8Q

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3:15 pm - We’re home! Our 10-hour flight went well and after a bit of a wait getting through Customs we grabbed our bags and said our goodbyes. What an amazing adventure! I already miss the gelato!

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10:40 am - We met a friend from St. Mark in our travels! Chris Berns is one of our wonderful flight attendants for our trip home! She is pictured with Deacon Robert Murphy and his wife Angeles, who are also St. Mark parishioners.

10:40 am - We met a friend from St. Mark in our travels! Chris Berns is one of our wonderful flight attendants for our trip home! She is pictured with Deacon Robert Murphy and his wife Angeles, who are also St. Mark parishioners.

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10:00 am - Bishop Jugis and I are pictured here waiting to catch our flight back to Charlotte. The ad limina trip has been an incredible experience! There are still more stories to share so stay tuned!

10:00 am - Bishop Jugis and I are pictured here waiting to catch our flight back to Charlotte. The ad limina trip has been an incredible experience! There are still more stories to share so stay tuned!