PASTORAL VISIT OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS
FOR THE CONCLUSION OF THE 27th NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
SUNDAY, 25 SEPTEMBER 2022
Sunday, 25 September 2022
|7.00||Departure from the Vatican heliport
|8.30||Landing in the “Raffaele Duni” School Athletics Field in Matera (Viale delle Nazioni Unite, 20-30), in private.
Transfer by car to the municipal stadium.
|8.45||XXI Settembre Municipal Stadium:
The Holy Father will be received by:
- Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi, archbishop of Bologna, president of the Italian Episcopal Conference;
|9.00||In the Stadium: Eucharistic Concelebration
- Words of thanks from Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi, archbishop of Bologna, president of the Italian Episcopal Conference.
The Pope gives a chalice for the diocese of Matera to Archbishop Antonio Giuseppe Caiazzo.
|11.00||At the end of the celebration, the Holy Father will take leave of the authorities who welcomed him on arrival.
Transfer by car to the School Athletics Field.
|11.15||Departure by helicopter from Matera.
|12.45||Arrival at the Vatican heliport.|
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