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PASTORAL VISIT OF THE HOLY FATHER
BENEDICT XVI
TO CASSINO AND MONTECASSINO

24 MAY 2009

PROGRAM

 

Sunday, 24 May 2009

 

Vatican City

09.00 Departure by helicopter from the Vatican heliport  

 

Cassino

09.30 Arrival at the "Salveti" stadium of Cassino  
10.15 Eucharistic Concelebration in Miranda Square, Cassino Homily of the Holy Father
12.00 Recitation of the Regina Cli in Miranda Square, Cassino Address of the Holy Father
12.30 Transfer by car to the Abbey of Montecassino and brief stop at the House of Charity in Cassino  

 

Montecassino

13.30 Luncheon in the Abbey of Montecassino  
16.30 Short greeting to the Monastic Community of the Abbey of Montecassino and to the organizers of the Visit  
17.00 Celebration of Vespers with the Benedictine Abbots and the Community of Benedictine Monks and Nuns gathered in the Archabbey of Montecassino Homily of the Holy Father
18.00 Brief private visit to the Polish Cemetery of Montecassino Prayer of the Holy Father
18.30 Departure by helicopter for the Vatican  

 

Vatican City

19.00 Arrival at the Vatican heliport  

 

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