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Apostolic Trip of His Holiness Francis to Colombia (6-11 September 2017), 23.06.2017

Wednesday 6 September 2017

ROME-BOGOTÁ

11:00

Departure by air from Rome Fiumicino airport for Bogotá

 

16:30

Arrival in the military area (CATAM) of Bogotá airport

 

 

WELCOME CEREMONY

 

 

Thursday 7 September 2017

BOGOTÁ

09:00

ENCOUNTER WITH THE AUTHORITIES in Plaza de Armas de la Casa de Nariño

Address of the Holy Father

09:30

COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Protocol Hall of the Casa de Nariño

 

10:20

VISIT TO THE CATHEDRAL

 

10:50

BLESSING OF THE FAITHFUL from the balcony of the Cardinal’s Palace

Greeting/Blessing of the Holy Father

11:00

MEETING WITH BISHOPS in the Hall of the Cardinal’s Palace

Address of the Holy Father

15:00

MEETING WITH THE DIRECTIVE COMMITTEE OF CELAM in the Apostolic Nunciature

Address of the Holy Father

16:30

HOLY MASS in the Simon Bolivar Park

Homily of the Holy Father

 

Friday 8 September 2017

BOGOTÁ-VILLAVICENCIO-BOGOTÁ

07:50

Departure from the military area (CATAM) of Bogotá airport for Villavicencio

 

08:30

Arrival at the Apiay air base in Villavicencio

 

09:30

HOLY MASS in the CATAMA area

Homily of the Holy Father

15:40

GREAT PRAYER MEETING FOR NATIONAL RECONCILIATION in the Parque Las Malocas

Address of the Holy Father

17:20

PAUSE AT THE CROSS OF THE RECONCILIATION in the Parque de los Fundadores

 

18:00

Departure by air per Bogotá

 

18:45

Arrival in the military area (CATAM) of Bogotá airport.

 

 

Saturday 9 September 2017

BOGOTÁ-MEDELLIN-BOGOTÁ

08:20

Departure by air from the military area (CATAM) of Bogotá airport for Rionegro

 

09:10

Arrival at the Rionegro air base.

 

09:15

Helicopter transfer to Medellin airport

 

10:15

HOLY MASS at the Enrique Olaya Herrera airport of Medellin

Homily of the Holy Father

15:00

MEETING IN THE HOGAR SAN JOSE’

Greeting of the Holy Father

16:00

ENCOUNTER with PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS, SEMINARIANS and their FAMILIES in the La Macarena indoor stadium

Address of the Holy Father

 

Helicopter transfer to the Rionegro air base

 

17:30

Departure by air for Bogotá

 

18:25

Arrival in the military area (CATAM) of Bogotá airport

 

 

Sunday 10 September 2017

BOGOTÁ-CARTAGENA-ROME

08:30

Departure by air for Cartagena

 

10:00

Arrival at Cartagena airport

 

10:30

BLESSING of the FIRST STONE of the HOUSES for the HOMELESS and the work of TALITHA QUM in St. Francis of Assisi Square

Blessing of the Holy Father

12:00

ANGELUS in front of the Church of St. Peter Claver

Angelus of the Holy Father

12:15

VISIT TO THE SHRINE HOUSE OF ST. PETER CLAVER

 

15:45

Helicopter transfer from the naval base to the port area of Contecar

 

16:30

HOLY MASS in the port area of Contecar

Homily of the Holy Father

18:30

Helicopter transfer to Cartagena airport

 

18:45

FAREWELL CEREMONY

 

19:00

Departure by air for Rome Ciampino airport

 

 

 

 

Monday 11 September 2017

ROME

12:40

Arrival at Rome Ciampino airport