Celebrations for the Sick and Healthcare Workers"
Peter's Basilica, 11 February, 2000
February - Wednesday
9.00 a.m. :- Meeting of the Bishops in charge of Healthcare in the various
Episcopal Conferences, and also separate meetings of Catholic "Health
Care" Associations on the theme "The Catholic Health Care Worker and
the Challenges of the Third Millennium" (to take place in rooms adjacent to
the New Synod Hall, in the Vatican)
February - Thursday
9.00 a.m. :- Unitary Meeting of the Associations on the same theme (in the New
Morning :- Arrival and reception of the Sick and their attendants.
5:00 p.m. :- Solemn opening celebration: "Prayer Vigil" in St. Paul's
February - Friday
10.30 a.m. :- Gathering in St. Peter's Basilica for the "Solemn Celebration
of the Jubilee" with the Holy Father.
6.30 p.m. :- "Celebration with music and lights" in the courtyard of
St. Peter's Basilica.
February - Saturday
Morning :- Visit to the "Jubilee" Basilicas : St. Mary Major, St. John
Lateran, Holy Cross in Jerusalem (in
various language groups).
11:30 a.m. :- "Via Crucis at the Colosseum".
Afternoon:- "Joy and hope festivity" in Paul VI Audience Hall.
February - Sunday
Mass in the places of residence - Departure of the Pilgrims.