During a July 19 Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, Archbishop Nelson Perez received the pallium from apostolic nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre.
The woolen sash, which represents a metropolitan archbishop’s communion with the pope, takes on even greater meaning in the face of current challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice, said Archbishop Pierre. Holiness, patience, discernment are essential for an archbishop, he said, as is a recognition that “in the hands of God, everything is different.”
(All photos by Sarah Webb.)
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