My wish for you on this feast of St.Valentine …


My guest in the interview segment of Vatican Insider this week is Bishop Larry Silva of Honolulu. This is Part II of our conversation during the week that he and the bishops of Region XI – California, Hawaii and Nevada – were in Rome on their ad limina visit. He talks about their 3-hour private encounter with Pope Francis, the visits to various offices of the Roman Curia, and the 10 men in the diocese studying for the priesthood! And he tells us what it is like to be bishop of a diocese spread out over a number of islands. We also learn that Hawaii may have a third saint in addition to St. Damien and St Marianne Cope. So don’t miss those insights!

I put this up last week but it is worth doing it again. The following is an extraordinary collection of photos taken by Bishop Silva’s vicar general, Msgr. Gary Secor during their pre-ad limina days in Rome and environs as well as the weeklong ad limina visit of all the bishops from California, Nevada and Hawaii.

Click here for a truly amazing pictorial account of people and places, churches and chapels. Kudos, Msgr. Gary for this wonderful pilgrimage!

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