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APOSTOLIC JOURNEY TO MADRID

ON THE OCCASION OF THE XXVI WORLD YOUTH DAY

18-21 AUGUST 2011

WYD Madrid 2011 

PROGRAM

Live Broadcast by CTV
(Vatican Television Center)

 Vatican Player

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Rome

9:30 Departure by plane from Ciampino Airport for Madrid Meeting of His Holiness Benedict XVI with journalists during the flight to Madrid (Papal Flight)

Madrid

12:00 Arrival at Madrid-Barajas International Airport  
  Welcoming ceremony at Madrid-Barajas International Airport (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
19:15 Walking with young people through the Puerta de Alcalá to Plaza de Independencia  
19:30 Welcome ceremony with young people at Plaza de Cibeles Initial address of the Holy Father

(Video)
Address of the Holy Father

 

Friday, 19 August 2011

7:30 Private Mass at the Chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature of Madrid  
10:00 Courtesy Visit to Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain at Palacio de la Zarzuela  

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

11:30 Meeting with the women religious at Patio de los Reyes de El Escorial Address of the Holy Father
12:00 Meeting with young university professors gathered in the Basilica de San Lorenzo de El Escorial Address of the Holy Father

Madrid

13:45 Luncheon with the young people at the Hall of Ambassadors in the Apostolic Nunciature of Madrid  
17:30 Official meeting with the Prime Minister of Spain in the Apostolic Nunciature of Madrid  
19:30 Way of the Cross with young people at Plaza de Cibeles Address of the Holy Father

 

Saturday, 20 August 2011

9:00 Sacrament of penance to some young people taking part in the 26th WYD at the Jardines del Buen Retiro  
10:00 Holy Mass with seminarians at the Cathedral of Santa María la Real de la Almudena (Video)
Homily of the Holy Father

Announcement of future Declaration of St John of Avila as Doctor of the Universal Church

12:45 Luncheon with Spanish Cardinals, Bishops of the Madrid Province, the Auxiliary Bishops of Madrid and  Papal Entourage at the Residence of Cardinal Archbishop of Madrid  
17:00 Meeting with the Organizing Committee of the 26th WYD at the Apostolic Nunciature of Madrid (Video)
Salute of the Holy Father
19:40 Visit to Fundación Instituto S. José for disabled youth (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
20:30 Prayer vigil with young people at Cuatro Vientos Airport of Madrid (Video)
Address of the Holy Father

 

Sunday, 21 August 2011

9:30 Holy Mass on the occasion of the 26th World Youth Day at Cuatro Vientos Airport of Madrid (Video)
Homily of the Holy Father

Message of the Holy Father on the occasion of the XXVI World Youth Day, 2011
[Albanian, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, German, Dutch, English, French, Greek Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese]

  Recitation of the Angelus Domini at Cuatro Vientos Airport (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
12:45 Luncheon with the Spanish Cardinals and the Papal Entourage at the Apostolic Nunciature of Madrid  
17:00 Departure from the Apostolic Nunciature of Madrid  
17:30 Meeting with volunteers of the 26th World Youth Day at Pavilion 9 of the new Trade Fair-IFEMA (Video)
Address of the Holy Father
18:30 Farewell ceremony at Madrid-Barajas International Airport Address of the Holy Father
19:00 Departure by plane from Madrid-Barajas International Airport for Rome   

Rome

21:30 Arrival at Rome/Ciampino Airport  

 

Time lag

Rome and Madrid: + 2 UTC

 

 

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