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BENEDICT XVI

 

 

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JANUARY 2011
1 Saturday
Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God
44th World Day of Peace
Vatican Basilica, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass
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
[
Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
2 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[
Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
5 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
6 Thursday
Solemnity of the Epiphany
Vatican Basilica, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass
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
[
Croatian, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9 Sunday following the Epiphany
Feast of the Lord's Baptism

Sistine Chapel, at 10:00
Holy Mass and Baptisms
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
[Croatian,
English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10 Monday
Regia Hall, at 11:00
New Year wishes to the Diplomatic Corps
(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
12 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Catherine of Genoa
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
19 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
23 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
25 Tuesday
Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul

Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls, at 17:30
Celebration of Vespers
Booklet for the Celebration
Indications
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

 
26 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Joan of Arc
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
30 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

FEBRUARY 2011
2 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Teresa of Avila
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
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
Booklet for the Celebration
Indications
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

 
5 Saturday
Vatican Basilica, at 10:00
Holy Mass and Rite of Episcopal Ordination
Booklet for the Celebration
Notification

(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

 
6 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience

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

 
13 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint John of the Cross
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
21 Monday
Consistory Hall, at 12:00
Consistory for several Causes of Canonization
Notification
Photo Gallery
 
23 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Robert Bellarmine
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
27 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

MARCH 2011
2 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Francis de Sales
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
4 Friday
Pontifical Roman Major Seminar, at 18:00
Feast of Our Lady of the Trust
(Video)
Lectio divina by the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
6 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9 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
Photo Gallery

Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10 Thursday
Hall of Blessing, at 11:00
 
Lectio divina given by the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
13 - 1st Sunday of Lent
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Apostolic Palace
"Redemptoris Mater" Chapel, at 18:00
Beginning of the Spiritual Exercises for the Roman Curia
 
 
19 Saturday
"Redemptoris Mater" Chapel, at 9:00
Conclusion of Spiritual Exercises
Photo Gallery

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

Letter to Fr. François-Marie Lethel, O.C.D., Preacher of the Lenten Spiritual Exercises
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
20 - 2nd Sunday of Lent
Holy Mass and Rite of Dedication
of the new parish of Saint Corbinian in Rome
(Infernetto)
- Casal Palocco, at 9:00
Photo Gallery
(Video)

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

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
23 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Lawrence of Brindisi
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
3rd Sunday of Lent
Fosse Ardeatine
Visit to the commemorative monument of the Fosse Ardeatine
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

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

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese,
Spanish]
 
30 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Alphonsus Liguori
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

APRIL 2011
3 - 4th Sunday of Lent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
6 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Saint Theresa of Lisieux
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10 - 5th Sunday of Lent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
13 Wednesday
Paul VI Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
The holiness
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
17 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

Holy Week 2011
[Italian]
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

Message of His Holiness Benedict XVI on the occasion of the XXVI World Youth Day, 2011
[Albanian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, German, Dutch, English, French, Greek, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese]

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, Italian, German, Portuguese,
Spanish]
 
20 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
Easter Triduum (Video)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
21 Holy Thursday
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
Chrismal Mass
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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)
Photo Gallery

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

 
22 Good Friday
Vatican Basilica, at 17:00
PAPAL MASS
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

Homily of Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap
[Italian,
Portuguese]

Colosseum, at 21:15
Way of the Cross

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

Meditations by Sr. Maria Rita Piccione, O.S.A.
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

 
23 Holy Saturday
Vatican Basilica, at 21:00
PAPAL MASS
Easter Vigil
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo gallery

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

 
24 Easter Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:15
Holy Mass of the Day
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery
Central Loggia of the Vatican Basilica, at 12:00
"Urbi et Orbi" Message and Blessing
(Video)
Photo Gallery

"Urbi et Orbi" - Easter 2011
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
25 Easter Monday
Castel Gandolfo, at 12.00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, German,
Italian, Portuguese]
 
27 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Octave of Easter
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

MAY 2011
1 Second Sunday of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:00
CAPPELLA PAPALE
Beatification of the Servant of God John Paul II
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration

(Video)
Photo Gallery

A tribute to John Paul II

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

at 12:00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German,
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
4 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
5 Thursday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 18:00
Concert offered to His Holiness Benedict XVI by Hon. Mr Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Republic, on the occasion of the sixth Anniversary of Pontificate
Address of the Holy Father
[English, Français, Italian, Portuguese]
 
7 Saturday - 8 Sunday
Pastoral Visit to Aquileia and Venice
Photo Gallery: Aquileia - Venice
 
11 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
15 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, German, Italian, Portuguese Spanisch]
 
18 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
22 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
25 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
26 Thursday
Basilica of Saint Mary Major, at 17:30
Recitation of the Holy Rosary with the Bishops of the Italian Episcopal Conference and Act of Entrustment of Italy to the Blessed Virgin Mary on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the national political unification
Photo Gallery
Words of the Holy Father
[English, German ,Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
27 Friday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 18:00
Concert offered to His Holiness Benedict XVI by Hon. Mr Pal Schmitt, President of the Republic of Hungary on the occasion of the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ferenc Liszt
Words of the Holy Father
[English, Italian, Portuguese]
 
29 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
31 Tuesday
Vatican Gardens (Grotto of Lourdes), at 21:00
Conclusion of the Marian month
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian
, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
JUNE 2011
1 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
4 Saturday / 5 - 7th Sunday of Easter
Apostolic Journey to Croatia
Missal for the Apostolic Journey
Photo Gallery
 
8 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Apostolic Journey to Croatia
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11 Saturday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 12:00
Audience with groups of European gypsies
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German,, Italian, Spanish]
 
12 Pentecost Sunday
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass
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
Regina Caeli
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
13 Monday
Basilica of Saint John Lateran, at 19:30
Convention of the Diocese of Rome
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Spanish]
 
15 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
19 Sunday
Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
Pastoral Visit to the Republic of San Marino
Photo Gallery
 
22 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
23 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
Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery
(Video)

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

 
26 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
29 Wednesday
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
PAPAL MASS
Holy Mass and imposition of the Pallium on new Metropolitan Archbishops
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]
 
30 Thursday
Clementine Hall - Apostolic Palace, at 11:00
Pope Benedict XVI on the occasion of his 60th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination will confer the "Ratzinger Prize"
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
30 Thursday
Paul VI Audience Hall
Meeting with the Metropolitan Archbishops who received the Sacred Pallium

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

JULY 2011  
3 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
4 Monday
Atrium of Paul VI Audience Hall, at 11:00
Inauguration of the exhibition entitled: "The Splendor of Truth, the Beauty of Love" - Tribute of artists to Pope Benedict XVI for the 60th anniversary of his priestly ordination
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
5 Tuesday
Visit to the headquarters of L'Osservatore Romano newspaper on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of its foundation
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
17 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
24 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
31 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
AUGUST 2011  
3 Wednesday
Castel Gandolfo, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
7 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German,  Italian, Portuguese,
Spanish]
 
10 Wednesday
Castel Gandolfo, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
14 Sunday
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese
, Spanish]
 
15 Monday
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Castel Gandolfo - Parish Church of Saint Thomas of Villanova, at 8:00
Holy Mass 
(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Castelgandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, Italian, Portuguese
, Spanish]
 
17 Wednesday
Castel Gandolfo, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18 Thursday / 21 - 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time
Apostolic Journey of the Holy Father to Madrid (Spain)
on the occasion of the 26th World Youth Day
Missal for the Apostolic Journey
Photo Gallery: 19, 20, 21

Message of the Holy Father on the occasion of the XXVI World Youth Day, 2011
[Albanian, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, German, Dutch, English, French, Greek Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese]

 
24 Wednesday
Castel Gandolfo, at 10:00
General Audience
(Video)
Apostolic Journey to Madrid
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
28 Sunday
Castel Gandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
31 Wednesday
Castel Gandolfo, at 10:00
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
SEPTEMBER 2011
4 Sunday
Castel Gandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[Croatian, English, French, German,  Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
7 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:00
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11 - 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Pastoral Visit to Ancona
Photo Gallery
 
14 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:00
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18 Sunday
Castel Gandolfo, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
22 Thursday / 25 - 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Apostolic Journey to Germany
Missal for the Apostolic Journey

Photo Gallery: Berlin, Erfurt-Augustinerkirche, Etzelsbach, Erfurt-Domplatz, Freiburg

 
28 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
Apostolic Journey to Germany (Video)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
OCTOBER 2011
2 Sunday
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
5 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Psalm 23
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9 - 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Pastoral Visit to Lamezia Terme
Photo Gallery: Lamezia Terme - Serra San Bruno
 
12 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Psalm 126
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 - 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Vatican Basilica, at 9:30
Holy Mass for the New Evangelization
Indications
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
19 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
The Great Hallel, Psalm 136 (135)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
23 - 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time
St. Peter's Square, at 10:00
PAPAL MASS
Canonization of the Blesseds:
- Guido Maria Conforti
- Luigi Guanella
- Bonifacia Rodríguez De Castro
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration
(
Video)
Photo Gallery

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

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Spanish]
 
26 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
Prayer in preparation of the Meeting in Assisi
Booklet for the Celebration
General Audience (Video)
Prayer in preparation of the Meeting in Assisi
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
27 Thursday
Day of reflection, dialogue, and prayer for peace and justice in the world "Pilgrims of Truth, Pilgrims of Peace"
Address of the Holy Father at the Meeting for Peace in Assisi (Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels)
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

Farewell address by the Holy Father (Saint Francis Square, 27 October 2011) (Video)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
30 - 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
NOVEMBER 2011
1 Tuesday
Solemnity of All Saints

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
2 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed  
Vatican Grottoes, at 18:00
Prayer for the deceased Pontiffs
Photo Gallery
 
3 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
Photo Gallery

(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father

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

 
4 Friday
Vatican Basilica, Altar of the Chair, at 17:30
Vespers for the beginning of the Academic Year of the Pontifical Universities
Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

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

 
6 - 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father  
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Psalm 119 (118)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
13 - 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Psalm 110 (109)
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
18 Friday - 20 Sunday
Apostolic Journey to Benin (Africa)
Missal for the Apostolic Journey
Photo Gallery: Various Events - Eucharistic Celebration

Africae Munus: Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on the Church in Africa in Service to Reconciliation, Justice and Peace  (November 19, 2011)
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
23 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Apostolic Journey to Benin
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
24 Thursday
Vatican Basilica, at 12:00
Meeting with Caritas
 
 
27 - First Sunday of Advent
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
30 Wednesday
St. Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
DECEMBER 2011
4 - Second Sunday of Advent
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
7 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
8 Thursday
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Spanish Steps, at 16:00
Act of Veneration to the Immaculate
Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, Italian
, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11 - Third Sunday of Advent "Gaudete"
Pastoral Visit to the Roman parish of "Santa Maria delle Grazie" at Casal Boccone, at 9:30
Holy Mass
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Photo Gallery

(Video
)
Homily of the Holy Father

[
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
12 Monday
Solemnity of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Vatican Basilica, at 17:30
Holy Mass for Latin America
Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

(Video)
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
14 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
15 Thursday
Vatican Basilica, at 17:30
Vespers with the University students of the Rome
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

 
18 - Fourth Sunday of Advent
Pastoral Visit to Rebibbia Prison - Rome

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

Responses to the questions posed by the inmates
[English, French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish]

St. Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
21 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
22 Thursday
Clementine Hall, at 11:00
Christmas wishes to the Roman Curia
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
24 Saturday
Solemnity of the Lord's Birth
Vatican Basilica, at 22:00
PAPAL MASS
Christmas Eve Mass

Liturgical Celebrations of the Christmas Season 2011-2012 presided over by the Holy Father

Note regarding the Liturgical Celebrations during the Christmas Season (2011-2012)

Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

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

 
25 Sunday
Solemnity of the Lord's Birth

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

(Video)
"Urbi et Orbi" - Christmas Day 2011
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
26 Monday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
28 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
31 Saturday
Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God
Vatican Basilica, at 17:00
First Vespers and Te Deum in thanksgiving for the past year
Booklet for the Celebration
Photo Gallery

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

 
Calendar of activities 2010