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Apostolic Trip of His Holiness Francis to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin (25-26 August 2018) – Programme, 11.06.2018

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