By Zenit staff
Here is Pope Francis’ itinerary for his Sept. 6-11 visit to the South American country of Colombia. Below is the Vatican Radio – provided program of his Apostolic Trip:
The full program of the Pope’s visit is below:
Wednesday 6 September 2017
11:00 Departure by air from Rome Fiumicino airport for Bogotá
16:30 Arrival in the military area (CATAM) of Bogotá airport
Thursday 7 September 2017
09:00 ENCOUNTER WITH THE AUTHORITIES in Plaza de Armas de la Casa de Nariño
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
11:00 MEETING WITH BISHOPS in the Hall of the Cardinal’s Palace
15:00 MEETING WITH THE DIRECTIVE COMMITTEE OF CELAM in the Apostolic Nunciature
16:30 HOLY MASS in the Simon Bolivar Park
Friday 8 September 2017
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
15:40 GREAT PRAYER MEETING FOR NATIONAL RECONCILIATION in the Parque Las Malocas
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
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
15:00 MEETING IN THE HOGAR SAN JOSE’
16:00 ENCOUNTER with PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS, SEMINARIANS and their FAMILIES in the La Macarena indoor stadium
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
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
12:00 ANGELUS in front of the Church of St. Peter Claver
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
18:30 Helicopter transfer to Cartagena airport
18:45 FAREWELL CEREMONY
19:00 Departure by air for Rome Ciampino airport
Monday 11 September 2017
12:40 Arrival at Rome Ciampino airport
[Courtesy of Vatican Radio]
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