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APOSTOLIC JOURNEY
OF THE HOLY FATHER BENEDICT XVI
TO THE CZECH REPUBLIC

26-28 SEPTEMBER 2009

PROGRAM

Live broadcasting from CTV
(Vatican Television Center)

Saturday, 26 September 2009

Rome

09.20 Departure by plane from Ciampino Airport (Rome) for Prague Interview during the flight to the Czech Republic

 

Prague

11.30 Welcoming Ceremony at Stará Ruzyně International Airport of Prague Address of the Holy Father Video
12.30 Visit to the "Holy Infant of Prague" at the Church of Our Lady Victorious Greeting by the Holy Father Video
16.30 Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic in the Presidential Palace of Prague    
17.00 Meeting with the Civil and Political Authorities and the Diplomatic Corps in the Presidential Palace of Prague. Address of the Holy Father Video
18.00 Celebration of Vespers with Priests, Men and Women Religious, Seminarians and Lay Movements gathered in the Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert Address of the Holy Father Video

 

Sunday, 27 September 2009

 

08.45 Departure by plane from Stará Ruzyně International Airport of Prague for Brno  

 

Brno

09.20 Arrival at Tuřany Airport in Brno    
10.00 Holy Mass at Tuřany Airport in Brno Homily of the Holy Father Video
  Angelus Domini at Tuřany Airport in Brno Address of the Holy Father Video
12.45 Departure by plane from Tuřany Airport of Brno for Prague    

 

Prague

13.20 Arrival at Stará Ruzynědo International Airport of Prague.    
17.15 Ecumenical Meeting at the Throne Hall of the Archbishop's House of Prague Address of the Holy Father Video
18.00 Meeting with members of the academic community at Vladislav Hall in the Prague Castle Address of the Holy Father Video

 

Monday, 28 September 2009

 

Stará Boleslav

8.50 Visit at the Church of Saint Wenceslaus in Stará Boleslav    
9.45 Holy Mass on the liturgical memorial of Saint Wenceslaus, Patron of the Czech Republic at the Esplanade on the Way to Melnik in Stará Boleslav. Homily of the Holy Father Video
  Message to the young people at the Esplanade on the Way to Melnik in Stará Boleslav Address of the Holy Father Video

 

Prague

13.15 Luncheon with the Bishops of the Czech Republic and the Papal Entourage at the Archbishop's House of Prague    
16.45 Farewell from the Apostolic Nunciature of Prague    
17.15 Farewell Ceremony at Stará Ruzyně International Airport of Prague Address of the Holy Father Video
17.45 Departure by plane from Stará Ruzyně International Airport of Prague for Rome    

 

Rome

19.50 Arrival at Ciampino Airport (Rome).  

 


Time Lag

Rome and Czech Republic: + 2 UTC

 

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