Pastoral Visit of the Holy Father to the Diocese of Bologna (1 October 2017)

PASTORAL VISIT OF THE HOLY FATHER
TO BOLOGNA

1 OCTOBER 2017

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Sunday, 1 October 2017

7.00 Departure by helicopter from the Vatican heliport 
8.00 Arrival by helicopter at the Hippodrome of Cesena
8.15 Encounter with the citizens in "Piazza del Popolo"
9.00 Meeting with the clergy, consecrated, lay people participating in pastoral Councils, members of the Curia and Parish representatives in the Cathedral  

Chapel of Our Lady of the People: Adoration of the Most Holy Sacrament and veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Address delivered by S.E. Mons. Douglas Regattieri, Bishop of Cesena-Sarsina

In the sacristy: The Holy Father meets with residents of the reception centre and organizers of the Pastoral visit

10.00 Departure from the Hippodrome of  Cesena
10.20 Arrival in BOLOGNA, at the parking space of the "Cassa di Risparmio di Chieti"
10.30 Visit to the regional migrant reception centre "Hub regionale" in via Enrico Mattei: Encounter with migrants and care workers
12.00 Encounter with the world of work, unemployed, representatives of Unindustria, trade unions, the National Confederation of Cooperatives and "Legacoop" in "Piazza Maggiore"

Address delivered by S.E. Mons. Matteo Maria Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna

Recitation of the Angelus in "Piazza Maggiore"
with the participation of representatives of the world of labour

12.30 Solidarity lunch with poor people, refugees and prisoners in the Basilica "San Petronio"
14.30 Encounter with priests, religious, seminarians of the Regional Seminary and Permanent Deacons in the Cathedral of Saint Peter

Address delivered by S.E. Mons. Matteo Maria Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna

15.30 Encounter with students and representatives of the academic world in "Piazza San Domenico"
17.00 Celebration of Holy Mass

Address delivered by S.E. Mons. Matteo Maria Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna

Departure by helicopter from Bologna and return to the Vatican

Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office, 13 April 2017