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PASTORAL VISIT
OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI
TO VIGEVANO AND PAVIA (ITALY)

21-22 APRIL 2007

PROGRAM

 

Saturday, 21 April 2007

 

15.15 Departure by car from Vatican City to Ciampino Airport  
15.30 Departure by plane from Ciampino Airport to Milan/Linate Airport  
16.30 Arrival in Milan-Linate Airport (Military Sector) and transfer by helicopter to Vigevano  
 

Vigevano 

16.50 Arrival at "Dante Merlo" stadium of Vigevano and transfer by "popemobile" to Piazza Ducale and Piazza Sant'Ambrogio  
17.15 Arrival at the Bishopric. The Holy Father will greet the people from the central balcony Greeting of the Holy Father and Blessing to youth and sick
17.30 Eucharistic Concelebration in Piazza Ducale with the Bishops of Lombardy and the priests of the diocese Homily of the Holy Father
19.15 Transfer by car from the Bishopric to "Dante Merlo" stadium in Vigevano  
19.30 Farewell to the public authorities.  
19.45 Departure by helicopter for Pavia  
 

Pavia

20.00 Arrival at "P. Fortunati" stadium in Pavia and transfer by car to downtown Pavia  
20.15 Arrival at Piazza Duomo where the youth of the diocese are gathered Address of the Holy Father
20.30 Farewell and overnight at the Bishopric of Pavia  

Sunday, 22 April 2007

8.45 Transfer by car from the Bishopric to "San Matteo" Polyclinic  
9.00 Arrival at "San Matteo" Polyclinic where the Holy Father will meet directors, medical staff, sick and their family members Address of the Holy Father
9.45 Transfer from the Polyclinic to "Orti Borromaici" Esplanade " for Mass Celebration  
10.30 Eucharistic Concelebration with the Bishops of Lombardy, the Priests of the Diocese and representatives of the Augustinian Fathers Homily of the Holy Father
Regina Caeli
12.30 Transfer by car to the Bishopric  
13.00 Luncheon with the Bishops of Lombardy  
16.00 Greeting to the Bishop's family members and benefactors  
16.15 Meeting with the world of culture at the  University's Theresian Courtyard in Pavia Address of the Holy Father
17.00 Transfer to the Basilica of St. Pietro in Ciel d'Oro where the Holy Father will meet priests, men and women religious and seminarians  
17.30 Liturgy of Vespers at the Basilica of St. Pietro in Ciel d'Oro Homily of the Holy Father
18.30 Transfer to "P. Fortunati" stadium in Pavia and farewell to the public authorities. Departure by helicopter for Milan  
19.00 Departure by plane for Rome-Ciampino Airport  
20.15 Arrival at the Vatican City  

 

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