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ACTIVITIES OF THE HOLY FATHER

BENEDICT XVI

 

 

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JANUARY 2013
1st Tuesday
Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God - 46th World Day of Peace
Vatican Basilica
PAPAL MASS
Booklet for the Celebration

(Video)
Photo Gallery

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


46th World Day of Peace 2013, Blessed are the Peacemakers
[Arabic, French, English, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, German]
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
2 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Catechesis of the Holy Father
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
6 Sunday
Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany
Vatican Basilica
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery
 
Homily of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
7 Monday
Regia Hall, at 11:00
Audience with the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See for the traditional exchange of New Year greetings
(Video)
Address of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
He became a man
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
13 Sunday after the Epiphany
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Sistine Chapel, at 9:45
Holy Mass and Baptism of babies
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian
, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
16 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Catechesis of the Holy Father
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
20 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
21 Monday
Memorial of St. Agnes
Presentation of the lambs, whose wool will be used to make the pallium for the new Metropolitan Archbishops
Photo Gallery
 
23 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
“I believe in God”
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
25 Friday
Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls
Celebration of Vespers on the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul
Indications
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery


Homily of the Holy Father
[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]
 
30 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Catechesis of the Holy Father
[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 

FEBRUARY 2013
2 Saturday
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
17th Day of Consecrated Life
Vatican Basilica, at 17:30
Holy Mass with the members of the Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
Indications
Booklet for the Celebration
(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

 
3 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[
Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish]
 
4 Monday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 18:00

Concert in honour of the Holy Father and of the President of the Italian Republic on the occasion of the 84th anniversary of the Lateran Treaty
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Spanish]
 
6 Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Catechesis of the Holy Father
[Arabic, Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
8 Friday
Roman Major Seminary
, at 18:15
Feast of Our Lady of the Trust
(Video)
Lectio Divina of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
9 Saturday
Vatican Basilica, at 10:00
Holy Mass - Order of Malta
(Card. Bertone presides over the Celebration)
(Video)
Greeting of the Holy Father
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
10 Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
11 Monday
Consistory Hall, at 11:00
Consistory for several Causes of Canonization
Notification
(
Video)
Photo Gallery

Declaratio
[English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

 
13 Ash Wednesday
Paul VI Audience Hall, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Catechesis of the Holy Father

[Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
Vatican Basilica, at 17:00
Penitential Procession, Holy Mass, Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes
Notification
Booklet for the Celebration

(Video)
Photo Gallery

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

 
14 Thursday
Paul VI Audience Hall
, at 11:30
Meeting with the Parish Priests and the Clergy of the Rome Diocese
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
17 Sunday - 1st Sunday of Lent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words 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
 
 
23 Saturday
"
Redemptoris Mater" Chapel, at 9:00
Conclusion of Spiritual Exercises
Words of the Holy Father
[English, French,
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Letter to Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, preacher of the Lenten Spiritual Exercises
[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish] 

 
24 Sunday - 2nd Sunday of Lent
Saint Peter's Square, at 12:00
Angelus
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father
[Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
27 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10:30
General Audience
(Video)
Catechesis of the Holy Father
[Arabic, Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
 
28 Thursday
Clementine Hall, at 11:00
Greeting of the Holy Father Benedict XVI to the Eminent Cardinals present in Rome
(Video)
Words of the Holy Father

[English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
at 16:30
Departure of the Pope from the Vatican for Castel Gandolfo
Photo Gallery

(Video)
Greeting to the faithful of the Diocese of Albano
[English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

at 19:50
Closing main door of Papal Residence in Castel Gandolfo
 
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