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OFFICE FOR THE LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF  

CALENDAR OF CELEBRATIONS
PRESIDED OVER BY THE HOLY FATHER
JOHN PAUL II

John Paul II

OCTOBER 2001
SEPTEMBER 2001

JUNE 2001

MAY 2001
APRIL 2001
MARCH 2001
FEBRUARY 2001

JANUARY 2001 
 

 

OCTOBER

7 XXIV Sunday "per annum"
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE
Beatification of the Servants of God:  
- Ignazio Maloyan
- Nikolaus Gross
- Alfonso Maria Fusco
- Tommaso Maria Fusco
- Emilie Tavernier Gamelin
- Eugenia Picco
- Maria Euthymia Üffing


19 Friday 
 
Vatican Basilica, at 5.30 p.m.
Holy Mass for the inauguration of the academic year 
of the Ecclesiastical Universities
 

20 Saturday
Saint Peter's Square, at 6.00 p.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Prayer vigil with families
 

21 XXIX Sunday "per annum"
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE
Beatification of the Servants of God: 
- Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi
- Maria Corsini, widow of Beltrame Quattrocchi 
 

27 Saturday  
Vatican Basilica, at 10.30 a.m.
CAPPELLA PAPALE  
Holy Mass for the Conclusion of the 10th
Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

 

 


SEPTEMBER

16 XXIV Sunday "per annum"
Pastoral visit to the Diocese of Frosinone
...a moment during the liturgy


22 Saturday - 27 Thursday 
Pastoral Visit to Kazakhstan and Apostolic Visit to Armenia 
 

28 Friday  
Vatican Basilica, at 6.00 p.m.
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Mass for the souls of the deceased Popes 
Paul VI and John Paul I
 

30 XXVI Sunday "per annum" 
Vatican Basilica, at 9.30 a.m.
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Mass for the Opening of the Synod of Bishops 
 

 

 

JUNE

3 Sunday of Pentecost 
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Mass
Transfer of the urn containing the body of Blessed John XXIII, Pope
...a moment during the liturgy

 

10 Sunday 
Solemnity
of the Most Holy Trinity
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE
Canonization: 
- Luigi Scrosoppi 
- Agostino Roscelli 
- Bernardo da Corleone 
- Teresa Eustochio Verzeri 
- Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès
...a moment during the liturgy

  

14 Thursday 
Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ
Basilica of St John Lateran, at 7.00 p.m.
Mass, Solemn Procession to the Basilica of St Mary Major 
for Eucharistic Benediction
...a moment during the liturgy

 

23 Saturday - 27 Wednesday 
Apostolic Visit to the Ukraine
 

29 Friday 
Solemnity of the Apostles Peter and Paul
Vatican Basilica, at 6.30 p.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE
Holy Mass and the imposition of the Pallium 
...a moment during the liturgy

 

MAY

4 Friday - 9 Wednesday
Jubilee Pilgrimage of the Holy Father to Greece, Syria and Malta


13 V Sunday of Easter

Vatican Basilica, at 9.00 a.m.
Priestly Ordination of the Deacons of the Rome Diocese 
...a moment during the liturgy


20 VI Sunday of Easter

Visit to the Roman Parish
of St. Edith Stein, at 9.30 a.m.
Mass


24 Thursday 
Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord
Vatican Basilica, at 10.30 a.m.
Mass with the Cardinals 
on the occasion of the Extraordinary Consistory 
...a moment during the liturgy


27 VII Sunday of Easter

Visit to the Roman Parish
of St. Angela Merici, at 9.30 a.m.
Mass

 

   

APRIL

1 V Sunday of Lent 
Visit to the Roman Parish 
of Our Lady of the "Suffragio" and St. Augustine of Canterbury
at 9.30 a.m.
Mass
 

8 Palm Sunday of the Passion of Our Lord 
XVI World Youth Day  
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m.
Blessing of the Palms, Procession 
Mass
...a moment during the liturgy

 

12 Holy Thursday 
Vatican Basilica, at 9.30 a.m.
Chrismal Mass 
...a moment during the liturgy

 
Basilica of St. John Lateran, at 5.30 p.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Beginning of the Paschal Tridium  
Mass of the Lord's Supper
...a moment during the liturgy

13 Holy Friday 
Vatican Basilica, at 5.00 p.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
...a moment during the liturgy


 
Colosseum, at 9.15 p.m. 
Way of the Cross
...a moment during the liturgy

 

14 Holy Saturday 
Vatican Basilica, at 8.00 p.m.
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Easter Vigil: Celebration of Holy Mass
...a moment during the liturgy

 

15 Easter Sunday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.30 a.m.
Mass of the Day 
"Urbi et Orbi" message and blessing
...a moment during the liturgy

 

22 II Sunday of Easter
"seu de Divina Misericordia"

Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m.
Mass
...a moment during the liturgy
 

29 III Sunday of Easter 
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m. 
CAPPELLA PAPALE
Beatification of the Servants of God: 
- Manuel González García 
- Maria Anna Blondin
- Caterina Volpicelli
- Caterina Cittadini
- Carlos Emanuel Cecilio Rodríguez Santiago 
...a moment during the liturgy

 

 

MARCH

4 I Sunday of Lent 
Pastoral Visit to the Diocese of Rome Parish of St. Andrew the Apostle 
at 9.30 a.m.
Mass 
 
Apostolic Building
"Redemptoris Mater" Chapel, at 6.00 p.m. 
Beginning of the Spiritual Exercises for the Roman Curia 
 

10 Saturday 
"Redemptoris Mater" Chapel, at 9.00 a.m. 
Conclusion of the Spiritual Exercises
 

11 II Sunday of Lent 
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.00 a.m.
CAPPELLA PAPALE 
Beatification of the Servants of God José Aparicio Sanz 
and 232 Companions, Martyrs in Spain (+ 1936-1939) 
...a moment during the liturgy

 

13 Tuesday 
Apostolic Building, at 11.00 a.m.
Consistory for some Cases of Canonization
...a moment during the liturgy

 

19 Monday 
Solemnity of Saint Joseph 
Vatican Basilica, at 9.30 a.m. 
Episcopal Ordinations 
...a moment during the liturgy

 

25 IV Sunday of Lent 
Visit to the Roman Parish of St. Dominic of Guzman, at 9.30 a.m.
Mass
 

 
 

FEBRUARY

2 Friday
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

V Day of Consecrated Life
Vatican Basilica, at 5.30 p.m.
Blessing of the lights and procession 
Mass for Religious presided over by 
Card. Eduardo Martinez Somalo with the
participation of the Holy Father

...a moment during the liturgy

 

4 V Sunday "per annum" 
Pastoral visit to the Roman Parish of
St Alphonsus Marie Liguori at 9.00 a.m.
Mass
  

10 Saturday
Vatican Basilica, at 11.00 a.m.
CAPPELLA PAPALE
Funeral mass for Cardinal Giuseppe Casoria  

...a moment during the liturgy

 
 

11 VI Sunday "per annum"
Vatican Basilica, at 4.00 p.m.
IX World Day of the Sick 
Mass for the "Opera Roma Pellegrinaggi" and "U.N.I.T.A.L.S.I." 
presided over by Card. Camillo Ruini. 
At the end of the celebration the Holy Father
will greet the sick and will impart the apostolic blessing

 

18 VII Sunday "per annum"
Vatican Basilica, at 9.00 a.m.
Mass in the Armenian Rite 
on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the "Baptism of Armenia"

...a moment during the liturgy

 

21 Wednesday
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.30 a.m. 
Ordinary Public Consistory 
for the creation of forty-four new Cardinals
 

...a moment during the liturgy

 
 

22 Thursday 
Solemnity of the Chair of St Peter Apostle
Saint Peter's Square, at 10.30 a.m.
Cappella Papale
Concelebration of the Mass with the new Cardinals

...a moment during the liturgy

 

25 VIII Sunday "per annum" 
Pastoral visit to the Roman Parish of the
Nativity of Mary at 9.00 a.m.
Holy Mass

 

28 Ash Wednesday 
Basilica of St Sabina, at 4.30 p.m.
Holy Mass, Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes

...a moment during the liturgy

 

 

JANUARY

25 Thursday
Feast of the Conversion of St Paul Apostle

Basilica of St Paul-Outside-the-Walls, at 11.00 a.m.
Ecumenical celebration
Conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

...a moment during the liturgy

 

 

 

Vatican City, 15 February 2001 

Latest revision: 11 September 2001

+ Piero Marini 
Titular Bishop of Martirano 
Master of the Liturgical Celebrations 
of the Supreme Pontiff

  

 

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