Pope-FrancisThe USCCB has announced the schedule of Pope Francis’ trip the United States from September 22 – 27, 2015.  All times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time.

2015 Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis to the United States of America

Tuesday, September 22 (Washington, DC)

4:00PM    Arrival from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews

Wednesday, September 23 (Washington, DC)

9:15AM    Welcome ceremony and meeting with President Obama at the White House

11:30AM  Midday Prayer with the bishops of the United States, St. Matthew’s Cathedral

4:15 PM    Mass of Canonization of Junipero Serra, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Thursday, September 24 (Washington, DC, New York City)

9:20AM      Address to Joint Session of the United States Congress

11:15 AM    Visit to St. Patrick in the City and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

4:00PM     Depart from Joint Base Andrews

5:00PM     Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport

6:45PM     Evening Prayer (Vespers) at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Friday, September 25 (New York City)

8:30 AM    Visit to the United Nations and Address to the United Nations General Assembly

11:30AM    Multi-religious service at 9/11 Memorial and Museum, World Trade Center

4:00PM     Visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, East Harlem

6:00PM     Mass at Madison Square Garden

Saturday, September 26 (New York City, Philadelphia)

8:40AM    Departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport

9:30AM    Arrival at Atlantic Aviation, Philadelphia

10:30AM  Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia

4:45PM     Visit to Independence Mall

7:30PM     Visit to the Festival of Families Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Sunday, September 27 (Philadelphia)

9:15AM       Meeting with bishops at at St. Martin’s Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

11:00AM    Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

4:00PM     Mass for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway

7:00PM     Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families, Atlantic Aviation

8:00PM     Departure for Rome


Source: http://www.usccb.org/about/leadership/holy-see/francis/papal-visit-2015/index.cfm



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