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APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF POPE BENEDICT XVI
TO PORTUGAL ON THE OCCASION OF THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE BEATIFICATION OF JACINTA AND FRANCISCO,
YOUNG SHEPHERDS OF FÁTIMA

11 - 14 MAY 2010

PROGRAM

Live Broadcast by CTV
(Vatican Television Center)

 

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Rome

08.50 Departure from Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (Rome) for Lisbon Meeting of Benedict XVI with journalists during the flight to Lisbon

 

Lisbon

11.00 Arrival at Lisbon Portela International Airport  
  Official Reception at Lisbon Portela International Airport (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
12.45 Welcoming Ceremony at the "Mosteiro do Jeróminos" in Lisbon (Video)
  Brief visit to the "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos" in Lisbon  
13.30 Courtesy visit to the President of the Republic in the "Palácio de Belém" in Lisbon (Video)
Greeting to the personnel of Belém Presidential Palace
18.15 Holy Mass in the "Terreiro do Paço" in Lisbon (Video)
Homily of the Holy Father

Message of the Holy Father in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of  Christ the King Shrine in Almada

Greeting to the young people gathered in front of the Apostolic Nunciature

 

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

 

07.30 Holy Mass in private in the Chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature of Lisbon  
10.00 Meeting with the world of culture in the Cultural Center of Belém in Lisbon (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
12.00 Meeting with the Prime Minister in the Apostolic Nunciature of Lisbon  
15.45 Farewell from the Apostolic Nunciature of Lisbon  
16.40 Departure by helicopter from the Lisbon Portela International Airport for Fátima  

 

Fátima

17.10 Arrival by helicopter at the heliport of the new municipal stadium of Fátima  
17.30 Visit to the Chapel of Apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima Prayer of the Holy Father
18.00 Vespers with priests, religious, deacons and seminarians in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Fátima Address of the Holy Father
  Act of Entrustment and Consecration of Priests to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Prayer of the Holy Father
21.30 Blessing of the candles on the Esplanade of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima Address of the Holy Father
  Recitation of the Holy Rosary in the Chapel of Apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima  
  Holy Mass during the Vigil of the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fátima presided over by the Cardinal Secretary of State Homily of Card. Tarcisio Bertone

 

Thursday, 13 May 2010

 

10.00 Holy Mass on the Esplanade of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima (Video)
Homily of the Holy Father

Greeting to the sick people

Greeting to the pilgrims

13.00 Luncheon with the Bishops of Portugal and the Papal Entourage in the Great Refectory of the "Casa Nossa Senhora do Carmo" in Fátima  
17.00 Meeting with social pastoral care organisations in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity in Fátima Address of the Holy Father
18.45 Meeting with the Bishops of Portugal in the Conference Hall of the "Casa Nossa Senhora do Carmo" of Fátima Address of the Holy Father

 

Friday, 14 May 2010

 

08.00 Farewell from the "Casa Nossa Senhora do Carmo"in Fátima  
08.40 Departure by helicopter from the Heliport of Fátima for Porto  

 

Gaia

09.30 Arrival at the Heliport of the military base of "Serra do Pilar" in Gaia  

 

Porto

10.15 Holy Mass in "Av. dos Aliados" Square of Porto (Video)
Homily of the Holy Father

Greeting of the Holy Father to the faithful gathered in Avenida dos Aliados

13.30 Farewell Ceremony at Porto International Airport (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
14.00 Departure from the Porto International Airport for Rome  

 

Rome

18.00 Arrival at Ciampino Airport (Rome)  

 


Time lag

Rome: + 2 UTC
Portugal: + 1 UTC

 

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