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 APOSTOLIC JOURNEY
OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI
TO BRAZIL ON THE OCCASION
OF THE FIFTH GENERAL CONFERENCE OF THE BISHOPS
OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 

9-14 MAY 2007

PROGRAM

 

ITALY

Wednesday, 9 May

Fiumicino (Rome)

9.00 Departure by plane from Fiumicino International Airport (Rome) to São Paulo/Guarulhos Interview

 

BRAZIL

Guarulhos (São Paulo)

16.30 Arrival at the International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos  
  Welcome ceremony at the International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos Address of the Holy Father
17.30 Transfer by helicopter from the International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos to the Campo de Marte Airport in São Paulo  
18.00 Arrival at Campo de Marte Airport in São Paulo. Welcome by the local authorities  
18.10 Transfer by "popemobile" from Campo de Marte Airport to the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  

São Paulo

18.45 Arrival to the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
  Greeting and blessing from the balcony of the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo Greetings of the Holy Father

Thursday, 10 May

8.00 Private Mass at the Chapel of the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
10.30 Transfer by car from the Monastery of São Bento to Palacio dos Bandeirantes in São Paulo  
11.00 Visit to the President of the Republic at the Palacio dos Bandeirantes in São Paulo  
12.00 Transfer by car from Palacio dos Bandeirantes at the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
12.30 Arrival at the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
  Meeting with the representatives of other Christian confessions and religions at the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
13.15 Luncheon with the representatives of the Episcopal Conference of Brazil (CNBB) and the members of the Papal entourage at the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
17.30 Transfer by car from the Monastery of São Bento to the "Paulo Machado de Carvalho" municipal Stadium in Pacaembu, São Paulo  
17.50 Arrival at "Paulo Machado de Carvalho" municipal Stadium in Pacaembu, São Paulo  
18.00 Meeting with the youth at "Paulo Machado de Carvalho" municipal Stadium in Pacaembu, São Paulo Address of the Holy Father
20.00 Transfer by car from "Paulo Machado de Carvalho" municipal Stadium in Pacaembu  to the Monastery of São Bento, São Paulo  
20.30 Arrival at the Monastery of São Bento, São Paulo.  

Friday, 11 May

8.30 Transfer by car from the Monastery of São Bento to Campo de Marte in São Paulo  
9.00 Arrival at Campo de Marte in São Paulo  
  Tour by "popemobile" among the faithful  
9.15 Arrival at the Sacristy in Campo de Marte, São Paulo.  
9.30 Holy Mass and canonization of Blessed Frei Galvão at Campo de Marte in São Paulo Homily of the Holy Father
11.45 Return to the Sacristy  
12.00 Transfer by car from Campo de Marte to the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
12.15 Arrival at the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
15.40 Farewell from the Monastery of São Bento in São Paulo  
15.45 Transfer by "popemobile" from the Monastery of São Bento to the Catedral da Sé in São Paulo  
16.00 Meeting and Celebration of Vespers with the Bishops of Brazil in the Catedral da Sé in São Paulo Address of the Holy Father 
17.15 Transfer by "popemobile" from the Catedral da Sé to Campo de Marte, São Paulo  
17.45 Arrival at Campo de Marte Airport in São Paulo  
  Farewell by the local Authorities  
18.00 Departure by helicopter from Campo de Marte Airport in São Paulo to Aparecida  

Aparecida

19.00 Arrival at the heliport of the Shrine of Aparecida  
  Welcome by the local Authorities  
  Transfer by "popemobile" to the "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  
19.30 Arrival at "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  

Saturday, 12 May

8.00 Private Mass in the Chapel of "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  
9.30 Transfer by car from "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida to the Fazenda da Esperança in Guaratinguetá  

Guaratinguetá

10.30 Arrival at the Fazenda da Esperança in Guaratinguetá  
  Visit to the church of the Fazenda da Esperança in Guaratinguetá Greetings of the Holy Father
10.45 Meeting with the community living in the Fazenda da Esperança in Guaratinguetá

Address of the Holy Father

11.45 Transfer by car from the Fazenda da Esperança in Guaratinguetá to "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  

Aparecida

12.45 Arrival at "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  
  Luncheon with the representatives of the Fifth General Conference of the Bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean and the Members of the Papal Entourage at "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  
17.45 Transfer by "popemobile" from "Bom Jesus" Seminary to the Shrine of Aparecida  
18.00 Arrival at the Shrine of Aparecida  
  Recitation of the Holy Rosary and meeting with Priests, Men Religious, Women Religious, Seminarians and Deacons at the Basilica of the Shrine of Aparecida Address of the Holy Father
19.30 Transfer by car from the Shrine of Aparecida to "Bom Jesus" Seminary  
19.45 Arrival at "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  

Sunday, 13 May

9.15 Transfer by "popemobile" from "Bom Jesus" Seminary to the Shrine of Aparecida  
9.30 Arrival at the Shrine of Aparecida  
  Tour by "popemobile" among the faithful  
9.45 Arrival at the Sacristy of the Shrine of Aparecida  
10.00 Holy Mass for the Inauguration of the Fifth General Conference of the Bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean in the square in front of the Shrine of Aparecida Homily of the Holy Father
  Recitation of the Regina Caeli Address of the Holy Father
12.15 Return to the Sacristy  
12.30 Transfer by car from the Shrine of Aparecida to "Bom Jesus" Seminary  
12.45 Arrival at "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  
15.45 Transfer by car to the Conference Hall of the Shrine of Aparecida  
16.00 Arrival at the Conference Hall of the Shrine of Aparecida  
  Inaugural session of the Fifth General Conference of the Bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean at the Conference Hall of the Shrine of Aparecida Address of the Holy Father
17.30 Transfer by car from the Conference Hall of the Shrine of Aparecida to "Bom Jesus" Seminary.  
17.40 Arrival at "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  
18.20 Farewell ceremony from "Bom Jesus" Seminary in Aparecida  
18.30 Transfer by car from "Bom Jesus" Seminary to the heliport of the Shrine of Aparecida  
18.40 Arrival at the heliport of the Shrine of Aparecida  
  Farewell by the local Authorities  
18.50 Departure by helicopter from the heliport of the Shrine of Aparecida to the International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos  

Guarulhos (São Paulo)

19.40 Arrival at the International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos  
  Farewell ceremony at the International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos Address of the Holy Father
20.15 Departure by plane from the International Airport of São Paulo/Guarulhos to the Airport of Rome/Ciampino  

 

Monday, 14 May

ITALY

Ciampino (Rome)

12.45 Arrival at the Airport of Ciampino (Rome)  

 


Time lag

  • Rome: + 2 UTC

  • São Paulo and Aparecida: - 3 UTC

 

 

 

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