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Itinerary of His Holiness Pope Francis during the World Meeting of Families 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 PRO CATHEDRAL – Greeting of the Holy Father
16:15    Transfer via ‘Popemobile’ 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    FESTIVAL OF FAMILIES in Croke Park Stadium – Speech of the Holy Father 

Sunday 26 August 2018

DUBLIN-KNOCK-DUBLIN-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

 

Details of road closures and traffic management over the two days can be found at www.dublincity.ie, details for the event in Knock Shrine can be found at www.knockshrine.ie/wmof2018