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BENEDICT XVI

 

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JANUARY 2010

1 Friday
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
43rd World Day for Peace

Vatican Basilica, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

3 Sunday
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

6 Wednesday
Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord
Vatican Basilica, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS

Holy Mass

Booklet for the Celebration
Images of the celebration
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

10 Sunday after the Epiphany
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord
Sistine Chapel, at 10:00
Holy Mass and Baptism of Children

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

11 Monday
Royal Hall, at 11:00
Greetings to representatives of the Diplomatic Corps

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

13 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
The Mendicant Orders
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

17 Sunday
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Synagogue of Rome, at 16:30
Visit to the Jewish Community

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

20 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

21 Thursday
Memorial of St. Agnes
Urban VIII Chapel, at 12:30

Presentation of the lambs, whose wool will be used to make the pallium for the new Metropolitan Archbishops

Images of the celebration
 

24 Sunday
St. Peter's Square, 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

25 Monday
Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul Apostle
Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls, at 17.30

Celebration of Vespers

Details
(Video)
Images of the celebration
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

27 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Saint Frances of Assisi
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

31 Sunday
St. Peter's Square, 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

FEBRUARY 2010

2 Tuesday
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
Day of Consecrated Life
Vatican Basilica, at 17:30
Vespers with the members of the Institutes of
Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life

Details
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

3 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Saint Dominic Guzmán
[Croatian, English, French, German Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

7 Sunday
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

10 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Saint Anthony of Padua
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

11 Thursday
Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lourdes
18th World Day of the Sick
Vatican Basilica, at 10:30
Holy Mass

Indications
Details
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

12 Friday
Roman Major Seminary, at 18:00
Visit to the Roman Major Seminary
on the Feast of Our Lady of Trust

(Video)
Lectio divina of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

14 Sunday
Termini Railway Station, at 10:00
Visit to the "Caritas" of Rome

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
17 Ash Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Ash Wednesday
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Basilica of St Anselm, at 16:30
"Statio" and Penitential Procession

Basilica of St Sabina, at 17:00
Holy Mass, Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes

Indications
Booklet for the Celebration
Images of the celebration
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

19 Friday
Consistory Hall, at 11:00
Consistory for several Causes of Canonization

Notification
Images of the celebration
 

21 - 1st Sunday of Lent
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Apostolic Palace
"Redemptoris Mater" Chapel, at 18:00
Beginning of the Spiritual Exercises for the Roman Curia

 
 

27 Saturday
"Redemptoris Mater" Chapel
, at 9:00
Conclusion of Spiritual Exercises

Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

28 Sunday
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

MARCH 2010

3 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

Saint Bonaventure (Video)
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

6 Saturday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 12:00
Audience with members, personnel and volunteers of the Italian National Civil Defence

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

7 - 3rd Sunday of Lent
Pastoral Visit to the Roman Parish of Saint John of the Cross
at 9:00 Holy Mass

(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
Greeting to the Parish Pastoral Council

[English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Images of the celebration

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

10 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Saint Bonaventure (2)

[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

14 Sunday - 4th Sunday of Lent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Rome, Via Sicilia, at 17:30
Visit to the Evangelical Lutheran Church

(Video)
Images of the celebration
Address of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

17 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Saint Bonaventure (3)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

19 Friday
Clementine Hall, at 18:00
Concert offered on the occasion of the name day of the Holy Father

 
 

21 Sunday - Fifth Sunday of Lent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

24 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Saint Albert the Great
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

25 Thursday
Saint Peter's Square, at 20:30
Meeting with the young people of Rome and Lazio in preparation for World Youth Day

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

28 Palm Sunday and Passion of the Lord
Saint Peter's Square, at 9:30
Blessing of the Palms, Procession and Holy Mass

Notification - Holy Week
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Message of the Holy Father on the occasion of the 25th World Youth Day
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus

Address of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

29 Monday
Vatican Basilica, at 18:00
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass in suffrage of the deceased Holy Father John Paul II

Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration
 
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
 

31 Wednesday of Holy Week
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Easter Triduum
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

APRIL 2010

1 Holy Thursday
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
Chrismal Mass

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Basilica of Saint John Lateran, at 17.30
PAPAL MASS
Beginning of the Paschal Triduum
Mass of the Lord's Supper

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

2 Good Friday
Vatican Basilica, at 17:00
PAPAL MASS
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Colosseum, at 21:15
Way of the Cross

Introduction 
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

Meditations and Prayers by His Most Reverend Card. Camillo Ruini, Vicar General Emeritus of His  Holiness for the Diocese of Rome
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

 

3 Holy Saturday
Vatican Basilica, at 21:00
PAPAL MASS
Easter Vigil

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 

4 Easter Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:15
Holy Mass of the Day

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Images of the celebration

Central Loggia of the Vatican Basilica, at 12:00
"Urbi et Orbi" Message and Blessing

(Video)
Images of the celebration

Blessing "Urbi et Orbi"
[English , French, German,   Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
5 Easter Monday
Castel Gandolfo, at 12.00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father 
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
 

7 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Octave of Easter
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

11 - Second Sunday of Easter
Castel Gandolfo, at 12:00
Regina Caeli

(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

14 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Munus docendi
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish] 
 

17 Saturday - 18 Third Sunday of Easter
Apostolic Journey to Malta

Missal for the Apostolic Journey
Photo Gallery

Speeches of the Holy Father

 

20 Tuesday
Altar of the Chair, Vatican Basilica, at 11:30
PAPAL MASS
Funeral Mass for Card. Tomáš Špidlík, S.J.

Notification
(Video)
Images of the celebration
 
Homily of the
Holy Father
[English,
French, German, Italian, Spanish]
 

21 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Apostolic Journey to Malta

[
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

24 Saturday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 12:00
Audience to participants in the Convention of the Italian Episcopal Bishops' Conference on Communications: "Digital Witnesses"

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

25 - Fourth Sunday of Easter
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Regina Caeli

(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

28 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience

(Video)
Saint Leonard Murialdo and Saint Joseph Cottolengo
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

29 Thursday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 17:15
Concert offered by the Italian President Giorgio Napolitano in honour of his Holiness Benedict XVI on the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of Pontificate

(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
MAY 2010
2 - Fifth Sunday of Easter
Pastoral Visit to Turin
for the Exposition of the Holy Shroud
Photo Gallery
 
3 Monday
Altar of the Chair, Vatican Basilica, at 11.30
PAPAL MASS
Funeral Mass for Card. Paul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B.
(Video)
Notification
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
 
5 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Munus sanctificandi
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
6 Thursday
Saint Damaso Courtyard, at 17:00
Swearing-in ceremony of the Swiss Guards
(Video)
 
7 Friday
Altar of the Chair, Vatican Basilica, at 11.30
PAPAL MASS
Funeral Mass for Card. Luigi Poggi
Notification

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
9 Sixth Sunday of Easter
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11 Tuesday - 14 Friday
Apostolic Journey to Portugal
Missal for the Apostolic Journey

Photo Gallery: Lisbon, Fátima, Porto

Speeches of the Holy Father

 
16 Seventh Sunday of Easter
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
19 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
Apostolic Journey to Portugal (Video)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20 Thursday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 18:00
Concert in honour of Benedict XVI, promoted by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow and All Russia on the occasion of the Days of Russian Culture and Spirituality
(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
23 Pentecost Sunday
Vatican Basilica, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Regina Caeli
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
26 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
Munus regendi (Video)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
29 Saturday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
Audience with the pilgrims from the Italian Dioceses of the Marche region on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the death of Fr Matteo Ricci
(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
30 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
 
31 Monday
Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens, at 20:50
Conclusion of the Marian Month of May
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
JUNE 2010
2 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Thomas Aquinas
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
3 Thursday
Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ
Basilica of Saint John Lateran, at 19:00
Holy Mass, Procession to Saint Mary Major and Eucharistic Blessing
(Video)
Indications
Booklet for the Celebration
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
4 Friday - 6 Sunday
Apostolic Journey to Cyprus
Missal for the Apostolic Journey
Photo Gallery
 
9 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Apostolic Journey to Cyprus
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10 Thursday
Saint Peter's Square, at 18:00
Prayer Vigil with Priests
Indications
Conclusion of the Year for Priests (June 10 - 11, 2010)
Images of the celebration

Dialogue of the Holy Father with Priests
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
11 Friday
Solemnity of the Most Holy Heart of Jesus

Saint Peter's Square, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS
Mass for the conclusion of the Year for Priests
(Video)
Indications
Booklet for the Celebration
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
13 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
15 Tuesday
Basilica of Saint John Lateran, at 19:30
Opening of the Convention of the Rome Diocese
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German,  Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Thomas Aquinas (2)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20 - 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
Priestly Ordination of the Deacons of the Diocese of Rome
(Video)
Indications
Booklet for the Celebration
Images of the celebration

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German,  Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

[English, French, German,  Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
23 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Thomas Aquinas (3)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
24 Thursday
Monte Mario - Rome
Visit to the "Centro Don Orione" at Monte Mario
(Video)
Blessing and inauguration of the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Monte Mario recently restored
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]

Celebration of the middle Hour and meeting with the Cloistered Nuns of the Dominican Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary (Rome)
[English, French,
German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
27 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
28 Monday
Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul

Basilica of St Paul Outside-the-Walls, at 18:00
PAPAL MASS
First Vespers
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
Images of the celebration

(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
29 Tuesday
Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass and imposition of the Pallium on Metropolitan Archbishops
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration: 1, 2, 3
Images of the celebration

(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian
, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
30 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
Saint Joseph Cafasso
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
JULY 2010
4 - 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Pastoral Visit to Sulmona

on the occasion of the 8th centenary of the birth of Saint Peter Celestine V
Photo Gallery
 
7 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
John Duns Scotus
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
25 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
AUGUST 2010
1 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
 
4 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:00
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Tarcisius
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
8 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11 Wednesday
Castelgandolfo, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
The significance of martyrdom
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
15 Sunday
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Parish Church of Saint Thomas of Villanova, at 8:00
Castel Gandolfo

Holy Mass
(Video)
Images of the celebration
Homily of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18 Wednesday
Castelgandolfo, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Pius the Tenth
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
22 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
 
25 Wednesday
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Augustine
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
29 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
SEPTEMBER 2010
1 Wednesday
Castelgandolfo, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Hildegard of Bingen (1)
[ English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
5 - 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Pastoral Visit to Carpineto Romano

on the occasion of the 2nd centenary
of the birth of Pope Leo XIII
(Video)
Photo Gallery
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, Italian, German, Portuguese, Spanish]
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]
 
7 Tuesday
Apostolic Palace of Castelgandolfo, at 18:00
Concert in honour of His Holiness Benedict XVI offered by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, Italian, Portuguese]
 
8 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Hildegard of Bingen (2)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
12 - 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 Thursday - 19 /25th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Apostolic Journey to the United Kingdom
on the occasion of the Beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman
Missal for the Apostolic Journey
Photo Gallery
 
22 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Apostolic Journey to the United Kingdom
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
26 - 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
29 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Matilda of Hackeborn
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
OCTOBER 2010
3 - 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Pastoral Visit to Palermo
on the occasion of the Regional Meeting
of Families and Young People
Photo Gallery
 
6 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Gertrude the Great
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10 - 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
PAPAL MASS
Opening of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops
Indications
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
13 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Blessed Angela of Foligno
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
   
16., Saturday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 18:00
Concert in honour of His Holiness Benedict XVI, offered by conductor Enoch zu Guttenberg
Neubeuern - Bavaria

Requiem Mass of Giuseppe Verdi
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese]
 
17 - 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS
Canonization of the Blesseds:
- Stanisław Sołtys (Kazimierczyk)
- André (Alfred) Bessette
- Cándida María de Jesús Cipitria y Barriola
- Mary of the Cross (Mary Helen) MacKillop
- Giulia Salzano
- Battista (Camilla) Varano
(Video)
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Elizabeth of Hungary
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
24 - 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
PAPAL MASS
Conclusion of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops
Indications
Notification

Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German,  Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 1200
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German,  Italian, Portuguese Spanish]
 
27 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Bridget of Sweden
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
30 Saturday
Saint Peter's Square, at 9:30
Meeting of the Pope with the young people of the Italian Catholic Action
(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese]
 
31 - 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

NOVEMBER 2010
1st Monday
Solemnity of All Saints

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
3 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Marguerite d’Oingt
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
4 Thursday
Vatican Basilica, Altar of the Chair, at 11:30
PAPAL MASS
Mass for Cardinals and Bishops who died over the course of the year
Notification
(Video)
Photo Gallery

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
6 Saturday - 7 / 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Apostolic Journey to Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona
Missal for the Apostolic Journey: Santiago de Compostela
Missal for the Apostolic Journey: Barcelona

Photo Gallery: Santiago de Compostela
Photo Gallery: Barcelona

 
10 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Apostolic Journey to Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
14 - 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
17 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Juliana of Cornillon
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20 Saturday
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
Ordinary Public Consistory
for the creation of new Cardinals
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
21 Sunday
Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Vatican Basilica, at 9:30

Eucharistic Concelebration with the new Cardinals
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
24 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Catherine of Siena
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Vatican Basilica, at 11.30
PAPAL MASS
Funeral Mass for Cardinal Urbano Navarrete, S.J.
Notification
Photo Gallery

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, Italian
, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
27 Saturday
Vatican Basilica, at 17:00
Vespers on the First Sunday of Advent
and Vigil for nascent human life
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration

(Video)
Photo Gallery


Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German Italian, Portuguese
, Spanish]
 
28 - First Sunday of Advent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
DECEMBER 2010
1 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Julian of Norwich
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
5 - Second Sunday of Advent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
8 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Spanish Steps, at 16:00
Act of Veneration to Mary
(Video)
Photo Gallery

Address of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
12  - Third Sunday of Advent
Pastoral Visit to the Roman Parish of
St. Maximilian Kolbe on the via Prenestina
(Torre Angela), at 9:00
Holy Mass
(Video)
Photo Gallery
Homily of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
15 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Veronica Giuliani
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 Thursday
Vatican Basilica, at 18:00
Vespers with the University students of Rome
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery


Homily of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
19 - Fourth Sunday of Advent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20 Monday
Royal Hall, at 11:00
Christmas wishes to the Roman Curia
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
22 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Mystery of Christ’s Birth
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Christmas Message broadcasted during the BBC programme "Thought for the Day" Address of the Holy Father
[English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
24 Friday
Solemnity of the Lord's Birth
Vatican Basilica, at 22:00
PAPAL MASS
Christmas Eve Mass
Liturgical Celebrations of the Christmas Season 2010-2011 presided over by the Holy Father

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery
 
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
25 Saturday
Solemnity of the Lord's Birth

Central loggia of the Vatican Basilica, at 12:00
"Urbi et Orbi" Blessing
(Video)
Photo Gallery

 
"Urbi et Orbi" - Christmas Day 2010
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
26 Sunday
Feast of the Holy Family
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Luncheon offered by the Holy Father to Rome's neediest served by the shelters and kitchens of the Missionaries of Charity
Paul VI Audience Hall
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
29 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Catherine of Bologna
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
31 Friday
Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God
Vatican Basilica, at 18:00
First Vespers and Te Deum in thanksgiving for the past year
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery


Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian
, Portuguese, Spanish]