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PASTORAL VISIT OF HIS HOLINESS
BENEDICT XVI
TO SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO

21 JUNE 2009

PROGRAM

 

Sunday, 21 June 2009

 

Vatican City

08.00 Departure by helicopter from the Vatican heliport for San Giovanni Rotondo  

San Giovanni Rotondo

09.15 Arrival at "Antonio Massi" stadium  
09.35 Private visit at the Shrine of "Santa Maria delle Grazie" and veneration of the mortal remains of St Pio of Pietrelcina in the Crypt  
10.30 Eucharistic Concelebration in the square in front of the Church of St Pio of Pietrelcina Homily of the Holy Father
  Recitation of the Angelus Domini in the square in front of the Church of St Pio of Pietrelcina Address of the Holy Father
16.45 Meeting with the sick, doctors, nurses and health-care and administrative staff gathered in front of the monumental entrance of the Home for the Relief of Suffering Address of the Holy Father
17.30 Meeting with priests, men and women religious and young people gathered in the Church of St Pio of Pietrelcina Address of the Holy Father
18.15 Departure by helicopter from "Antonio Massa" stadium for the Vatican  

Vatican City

19.30 Arrival at the Vatican heliport  

 

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