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APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS
TO BUDAPEST, ON THE OCCASION OF THE CONCLUDING HOLY MASS
OF THE 52nd INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS,
AND TO SLOVAKIA

12-15 SEPTEMBER 2021

 

Sunday, 12 September 2021

ROME - BUDAPEST - BRATISLAVA

6:00 Departure by airplane from Rome/Fiumicino International Airport for Budapest
7:45 Arrival at Budapest International Airport
7:45 OFFICIAL WELCOME at Budapest International Airport
8:45 MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC AND THE PRIME MINISTER at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest
9:15 MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest
10:00 MEETING WITH THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ECUMENICAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES AND SOME JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN HUNGARY at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest
11:30 HOLY MASS at Heroes' Square in Budapest
14:30 FAREWELL CEREMONY at Budapest International Airport
14:40 Departure by airplane for Bratislava
15:30 Arrival at Bratislava International Airport
15:30 OFFICIAL WELCOME at Bratislava International Airport
16:30 ECUMENICAL MEETING at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava
17:30 PRIVATE MEETING WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY OF JESUS at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava

 

Monday, 13 September 2021

BRATISLVA

9:15 WELCOME CEREMONY at the Presidential Palace in Bratislava  
9:30 COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC in the “Golden Hall” of the Presidential Palace in Bratislava  
10:00 MEETING WITH AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the garden of the Presidential Palace in Bratislava  
10:45 MEETING WITH BISHOPS, PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS, SEMINARIANS, CATECHISTS at the Cathedral of Saint Martin in Bratislava  
16:00 PRIVATE VISIT TO THE “BETHLEHEM CENTER” in Bratislava  
16:45 MEETING WITH THE JEWISH COMMUNITY at Rybné námestie Square in Bratislava  
18:00 VISIT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PARLIAMENT at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava  
18:15 VISIT OF THE PRIME MINISTER at the Apostolic Nunciature in Bratislava  

 

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 

BRATISLAVA - KOŠICE - PREŠOV - KOŠICE - BRATISLAVA

8:10 Departure by airplane for Košice
9:00 Arrival at Košice Airport
10:30 BYZANTINE DIVINE LITURGY OF SAINT JOHN CHRYSOSTOM PRESIDED BY THE HOLY FATHER in the square of the Mestská športová hala in Prešov
16:00 MEETING WITH THE ROMA COMMUNITY at Luník IX district in Košice
17:00 MEETING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE at Lokomotiva Stadium in Košice
18:30 Departure by airplane for Bratislava
19:30 Arrival at Bratislava International Airport

 

Wednesday, 15 September 2021 

BRATISLAVA - ŠAŠTIN - BRATISLAVA - ROME

9:10 MOMENT OF PRAYER WITH THE BISHOPS at the National Shrine in Šaštin
10:00 HOLY MASS on the esplanade of the National Shrine in Šaštin
13:30 FAREWELL CEREMONY at Bratislava International Airport
13:45 Departure by airplane for Rome
15:30 Arrival at Rome/Ciampino International Airport

 

Time zones
   
Rome: +2h UTC
Budapest: +2h UTC
Bratislava: +2h UTC
Košice: +2h UTC
Prešov: +2h UTC

 

Declaration of the Director of the Holy See Press Office, 4 July 2021

Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office21 July 2021



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