Apostolic Trip of His Holiness Francis to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin (25-26 August 2018)

 2018-07-08     Category: Church

Saturday 25 August 2018

ROME-DUBLIN
8:15   Departure by air from Rome-Fiumicino for Dublin
10:30  Arrival at Dublin International Airport

OFFICIAL WELCOME
10:45  Transfer to Áras an Uachtaráin
11:15   Arrival at the Presidential Residence

WELCOME CEREMONY in front of the main entrance of the residence

11:30   COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the presidential residence
12:00  Transfer to Dublin Castle
12:10   Arrival at Dublin Castle

MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in Dublin Castle
Address of the Holy Father
15:30  Arrival at Saint Mary’s Pro-Cathedral

VISIT TO THE CATHEDRAL
Greeting of the Holy Father
16:15   Transfer to the Capuchin Fathers’ Reception Centre
16:30  PRIVATE VISIT TO THE RECEPTION CENTRE FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES
19:30  Arrival at Croke Park Stadium
19:45  FESTIVAL OF FAMILIES in Croke Park Stadium

Address of the Holy Father
Sunday 26 August 2018

DUBLIN-KNOCK-DUBLIN-ROME
8:40  Departure by air for Knock
9:20  Arrival at Knock Airport

Immediate transfer to the Shrine
9:45  Arrival at Knock Shrine

VISIT TO THE CHAPEL of Knock Shrine

ANGELUS on the esplanade of the Shrine

Angelus of the Holy Father
10:45   Transfer to Knock Airport
11:10   Arrival at Knock Airport
11:15   Departure by air for Dublin
11:50  Arrival at Dublin Airport

Lunch with the Papal entourage

14:30
Arrival at Phoenix Park

15:00
HOLY MASS in Phoenix Park
Homily of the Holy Father

MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS in the Convent of the Dominican Sisters
Address of the Holy Father

18:30  Arrival at the airport

FAREWELL CEREMONY
18:45   Departure by air for Rome-Ciampino
23:00  Arrival at Rome-Ciampino Airport

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