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Pastoral Visit of the Holy Father to Nomadelfia, in the diocese of Grosseto, to meet the Community founded by Don Zeno Saltini, and to Loppiano (Florence) in the diocese of Fiesole, to visit the International Cittadella of the Focolare Movement (10 May 2018) - Programme, 02.02.2018

THURSDAY 10 MAY 2018

NOMADELFIA       - Visit to the Community founded by Don Zeno Saltini (1900-1981)
                                    in the province and diocese of Grosseto

LOPPIANO              - Visit to the International Cittadella of the Focolare Movement
                                    in the province of Florence, and in the diocese of Fiesole

7.30

Departure from Vatican heliport

8.05

Arrival in Nomadelfia sports field

 

 

The Holy Father is received by:
- H.E. Msgr. Rodolfo Cetoloni, bishop of Grosseto
- Don Ferdinando Neri, and Francesco Matterazzo, president of the Community

Pause in the cemetery at the tomb of Don Zeno Saltini

Visit to a Community family group

In church: Meeting with the Members of the Community

- Celebration with the young

- Address of the Holy Father

9.30

Departure from the Nomadelfia sports field

10.00

Landing in the Loppiano sports field

The Holy Father is received by:
- H.E. Msgr. Mario Meini, bishop of Fiesole
- Maria Voce, president of the Focolare Movement

10.15

Pause for prayer in the Mary Theotokos Shrine

10.30

On the parvis of the Shrine: Meeting with the Community

- Greeting from Maria Voce, president of the Work of Mary
- Questions to the Holy Father
- Address of the Holy Father

The Holy Father greets a Representation from the Community

11.45

Departure from Loppiano sports field

12.35

Arrival at Vatican heliport