Papal Itinerary

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY of His Holiness Pope Francis to Ireland on the occasion of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin

25-26 AUGUST 2018

Saturday 25 August 2018

ROMA-DUBLIN
08:15    Departure by plane 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 AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND DIPLOMATIC CORPS in Dublin Castle - Speech of the Holy Father
15:30    Arrival at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral    
VISIT to the CATHEDRAL - Greeting of the Holy Father
16:15    Transfer to the Day Centre of the Capuchin Fathers    
16:30    PRIVATE VISIT to the DAY CENTRE FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES of the CAPUCHIN FATHERS    
19:30    Arrival at Croke Park Stadium    
19:45    FESTIVAL OF FAMILIES in Croke Park Stadium - Speech of the Holy Father 

Sunday 26 August 2018

DUBLIN-KNOCK-DUBLIN-ROMA
08:40    Departure by plane for Knock    
09:20    Arrival at the Airport in Knock
Immediate transfer to the Shrine    
09:45    Arrival at Knock Shrine    
VISIT to the CHAPEL of Knock Shrine    
ANGELUS on the square in front of the Shrine    Angelus of the Holy Father 
10:45    Transfer to the airport in Knock    
11:10    Arrival at the airport in Knock    
11:15    Departure by plane for Dublin    
11:50    Arrival at Dublin International Airport    
Lunch with the Papal Delegation    
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 -  Speech of the Holy Father 
18:30    Arrival at Dublin International Airport    
FAREWELL CEREMONY    
18:45    Departure by plane for Roma/Ciampino    
23:00    Arrival at the Airport of Roma/Ciampino    

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