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 APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI
TO POLAND (25-28 MAY 2006)

PROGRAM

 

ITALY

Thursday, 25 May

Fiumicino (Rome)

8.40 Departure by plane from Fiumicino Airport (Rome) to Warsaw (Poland)  

 

POLAND

Warsaw

11.00 Arrival at the International Airport of Okecie (Warsaw). Welcome Ceremony
Address of the Holy Father
11.45 Transfer by car from the International Airport of Okecie (Warsaw) to the Cathedral of St. John in Warsaw  
12.30 Meeting with the Clergy in the Cathedral of St. John in Warsaw Address of the Holy Father
13.30 Transfer by car from the Cathedral of St. John in Warsaw  to the House of Archbishop of Miodowa in Warsaw  
13.45 Arrival at  the House of Archbishop of Miodowa in Warsaw  
14.45 Transfer by car from the House of Archbishop of Miodowa in Warsaw to the Apostolic Nunciature of Warsaw  
17.30 Transfer by car from Apostolic Nunciature to the Presidential Palace of Warsaw  
17.45 Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic in the Presidential Palace of Warsaw  
18.45 Transfer by car from  the Presidential Palace of Warsaw to the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity in Warsaw  
19.00 Ecumenical meeting in the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity in Warsaw Greeting of the Holy Father
19.45 Transfer by car from the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity in Warsaw to the  Apostolic Nunciature of Warsaw  
20.00 Arrival to the Apostolic Nunciature of Warsaw  

Friday, 26 May

8.45 Transfer by car from the Apostolic Nunciature to Piłsudski Square in Warsaw  
9.15 Arrival to the Sacristy set up in Piłsudski Square in Warsaw  
9.30 Holy Mass in Piłsudski Square in Warsaw Homily of the Holy Father
11.45 Return to the Sacristy set up in Piłsudski Square in Warsaw  
12.00 Transfer by car from Piłsudski Square to the Apostolic Nunciature in Warsaw  
12.15 Arrival to the Apostolic Nunciature in Warsaw  
15.15 Departure from the Apostolic Nunciature in Warsaw  
15.30 Transfer by car from the Apostolic Nunciature to the Warsaw Airport/Okęcie  
15.45 Arrival to the Warsaw Airport/Okęcie  
16.00 Departure by helicopter from the Warsaw Airport /Okęcie for Czestochowa  

Czestochowa

17.15 Arrival to the heliport of Czestochowa .
Transfer by car from the heliport of Czestochowa to the Convent of Jasna Góra.
 
17.30 Visit to the Sanctuary of Jasna Góra  
  Meeting with the Men and Women Religious, seminarians and representatives of Movements of consecrated life at the Sanctuary of Jasna Góra Address of the Holy Father
19.00 Transfer by car from the Convent of Jasna Góra to the heliport of Czestochowa  
19.15 Departure in helicopter from the heliport of Czestochowa to Krakow  

Krakow

20.00 Arrival to the heliport of Krakow  
  Transfer by car from the heliport to the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  
20.30 Arrival to the House of the Archbishop in Krakow Greeting of the Holy Father

Saturday, 27 May

7.30 Holy Mass in private in the Chapel of the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  
9.30 Departure by car from the House of the Archbishop in Krakow to Wadowice  

Wadowice

10.30 Arrival to Wadowice  
  Visit to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception of Wadowice  
  Visit to the birth home of John Paul II in Wadowice  
  Meeting with the citizens in Rynek Square in Wadowice Address of the Holy Father

Kalwaria Zebrzydowska

11.30 Transfer by car from Rynek Square in Wadowice to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska  
12.00 Visit to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Kalwaria in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska  

Kraków

12.15 Transfer by car from Kalwaria Zebrzydowska to Krakow  
13.00 Arrival to the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy of Krakow/Łagiewniki  
  Visit to the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy  of Krakow/Łagiewniki  
13.30 Transfer by car from the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy of Krakow/Łagiewniki to the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  
13.45 Arrival to the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  
17.45 Transfer by car from the House of the Archbishop in Krakow to the Cathedral of Wawel
18.00 Visit to the Cathedral of Wawel  
18.30 Transfer by car from the Cathedral of Wawel to Błonie Park in Krakow  
18.45 Arrival to Błonie Park in Krakow  
  Meeting with the youth in Błonie Park in Krakow  
20.15 Transfer by car from Błonie Park to the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  
20.30 Arrival at the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  

Sunday, 28 May

9.00 Transfer by car from the House of the Archbishop to Błonie Park in Krakow  
9.30 Arrival to the Sacristy set up in Błonie Park in Krakow  
9.45 Holy Mass in Błonie Park in Krakow Homily of the Holy Father 
  Recital of the Regina Cæli in Błonie Park in Krakow Address of the Holy Father
12.00 Return to the Sacristy set up in Błonie Park in Krakow  
12.15 Transfer by car from Błonie Park in Krakow to the House of the Archbishop
12.30 Arrival at the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  
15.45 Departure from the House of the Archbishop in Krakow  
16.00 Departure from the House of the Archbishop in Krakow for Auschwitz  
17.00 Arrival at the Concentration Camp of Auschwitz  
  Visit to the Concentration Camp of Auschwitz  
  Visit to the Centre for Dialogue and Prayer in Auschwitz  
17.30 Prayer in memory of the victims of the Concentration Camp of Birkenau Prayer and speech of the Holy Father
18.30 Departure by car from the Concentration Camp of Birkenau for the Balice Airport (Krakow)  
19.15 Arrival at the the Balice Airport (Krakow)  
  Farewell Ceremony at the the Balice Airport (Krakow) Speech of the Holy Father
20.00 Departure by plane from the Balice Airport (Krakow) for Ciampino (Rome)  

ITALY

Ciampino (Rome)

21.15 Arrival at the Ciampino Airport (Rome)  

 


Time lag

  • Italy: + 2 UTC

  • Poland: + 2 UTC

 

 

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