Program

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NATIONAL PROGRAM

January 15 (Thursday)
5:45 pm – Arrival at Villamor Air Base, Manila

January 16 (Friday)
9:15 am – Welcome reception at Malacanan Palace and courtesy visit to the President
10:15 am – Meeting with members of diplomatic corps
11:15 am – Mass at the Manila Cathedral (Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception)
5:30 pm – Encounter with families at the Mall of Asia Arena

January 17  (Saturday)
09:30 am – Arrival at Tacloban airport
10:00 am – Mass at Tacloban Airport
12:45 pm – Lunch with the poor at the Archbishop’s House, Palo
3:00 pm – Blessing of Pope Francis Center for the Poor, Palo
3:30 pm – Visit to the Cathedral of Our Lord’s Transfiguration, Palo
5:00 pm – Departure for Manila
6:15 pm – Arrival at Villamor Air Base, Manila

January 18 (Sunday)
9:45 am – Meeting with religious leaders in Manila
10:30 am – Meeting with the youth at the Pontifical University of Santo Tomas
3:30 pm – Concluding Mass at Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park (Luneta)

January 19 (Monday)
09:45 am – Farewell ceremony at Villamor Air Base
10:00 am – Departure for Rome
5:40 pm – Arrival at Rome Ciampino Airport

Source: Viaggio Apostolico di Sua Santità Francesco in Sri Lanka e Filippine (12-19 gennaio 2015) – Programma, 14.11.2014

 

ARCHDIOCESE OF PALO PROGRAM*

January 14
+ Final Briefing of Pilgrim Delegates in the Parishes and Schools
+ Confessions and Spiritual Preparation
+1st Day of Triduum Prayers Holy Mass in preparation for the Papal Visit

January 15
9:30 AM – Catechesis for Pilgrim Delegates
6:00 PM – Second Day of Triduum Prayers Holy Mass in preparation for the Papal Visit and Rite of Blessing of all Pilgrim-Delegates

January 16
3:00 PM – Third Day of Triduum Prayers Holy Mass in preparation for the Papal Visit
Note: At 6:00 PM, the entry gates to the Papal Mass site will be opened.
4:30 PM – Early Dinner and Overnight Vigil of Prayers,Readings and Reflection

January 17
1:00 AM – Recitation of the Holy Rosary
Note: At 6:00AM, the entry gates to the Papal Mass site will be closed.
7:00 AM – Morning Praise
8:00 AM – Pre-Event Program
9:00 AM – Arrival of the Pope in Tacloban
10:00 AM – Holy Mass at DZR Airport
11:45 AM – Papal Motorcade from Tacloban to Palo
1:00 PM – Lunch with the Survivors of Typhoon Yolanda at Gonzagahaus, Archbishop’s Residence,
Palo, Leyte
2:45 PM – Blessing of the Pope Francis Complex for the Poor at Gonzagahaus
3:15 PM – Meeting with the Priests, Consecrated Persons and Seminarians at Palo Metropolitan
Cathedral
5:00 PM – Departure of the Pope for Manila

January 18
6:00 PM – Mass of Thanksgiving for the Visit of Pope Francis
*All of the events in Manila will be witnessed by everyone through public viewing