Pilgrimage of the Holy Father to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima for the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Cova da Iria (12-13 May 2017)

PILGRIMAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS
TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA
on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions
of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Cova da Iria

12-13 MAY 2017

Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima, 12-13 May 2017

Live video transmission by CTV
(Vatican Television Center)

Live CTV

Friday, 12 May 2017

14:00 Departure from Rome/Fiumicino airport for Monte Real
Greeting to journalists on the flight from Rome to Portugal
16:20 Arrival at the Air base of Monte Real
Welcome ceremony
16:35 Private meeting with the President of the Republic at Monte Real air base
16:55 Visit to the air base chapel
17:15 Transfer by helicopter to the stadium of Fatima
17:35 Arrival at the Fatima stadium and transfer by open car to the Shrine
18:15 Visit to the Chapel of the Apparitions
21:30 Blessing of the Candles at the Chapel of the Apparitions
Recital of the Holy Rosary

Homily of Cardinal Pietro Parolin - Vigil Mass

Saturday, 13 May 2017

9:10 Meeting with the Prime Minister at “Nossa Senhora do Carmo” House
9:40 Visit to the Basilica of “Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fatima”
10:00 Holy Mass in the square in front of the Shrine

Greeting of the Holy Father to the sick
12:30 Lunch with the bishops of Portugal at “Nossa Senhora do Carmo” House
14:45 Farewell ceremony in the Monte Real air base
15:00 Departure by air from the Monte Real air base for Rome

In-Flight Press Conference from Fátima to Rome

19:05 Arrival at Rome/Ciampino airport

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Time zones

Rome: +2h UTC
Monte Real: +1h UTC
Fatima: +1h UTC

Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office, 20 March 2017