• Apostolic journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Ireland on the occasion of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin 25-26 August 2018

 

Saturday 25 August 2018

ROMA-DUBLIN

 

08:15

Departure by plane 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 AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND DIPLOMATIC CORPS in Dublin Castle

Speech of the Holy Father

15:30

Arrival at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral

 

 

VISIT to the CATHEDRAL

Greeting of the Holy Father

16:15

Transfer to the Day Centre of the Capuchin Fathers

 

16:30

PRIVATE VISIT to the DAY CENTRE FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES of the CAPUCHIN FATHERS

 

19:30

Arrival at Croke Park Stadium

 

19:45

FEAST OF FAMILIES in Croke Park Stadium

Speech of the Holy Father


 

Sunday 26 August 2018

DUBLINO-KNOCK-DUBLINO-ROMA

 

08:40

Departure by plane for Knock

 

09:20

Arrival at the Airport in Knock

Immediate transfer to the Shrine

 

09:45

Arrival at Knock Shrine

 

 

VISIT to the CHAPEL of Knock Shrine

 

 

ANGELUS on the square in front of the Shrine

Angelus of the Holy Father

10:45

Transfer to the airport in Knock

 

11:10

Arrival at the airport in Knock

 

11:15

Departure by plane for Dublin

 

11:50

Arrival at Dublin International Airport

 

 

Lunch with the Papal Delegation

 

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

Speech of the Holy Father

18:30

Arrival at Dublin International Airport

 

 

FAREWELL CEREMONY

 

18:45

Departure by plane for Roma/Ciampino

 

23:00

Arrival at the Airport of Roma/Ciampino