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Programme of Pope's visit to Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

The Vatican on Thursday released the programme of Pope Francis' Apostolic Journey to three Baltic nations - Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia - set to take place on 22-25 September 2018.

Saturday 22 September 2018

ROMA-VILNIUS

07:30

Departure by air from Rome- Fiumicino airport for Vilnius

11:30

Arrival at Vilnius International Airport

 

WELCOME CEREMONY

 

COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Presidential Palace

 

MEETING with the AUTHORITIES, with CIVIL SOCIETY
and with the DIPLOMATIC CORPS
 in the square in front of the Presidential Palace

16:30

VISIT TO THE MATER MISERICORDIAE SHRINE

 

MEETING with YOUNG PEOPLE in the square in front of the Cathedral

 

Visit to the Cathedral

Sunday 23 September 2018

VILNIUS-KAUNAS-VILNIUS

08:15

Transfer by car to Kaunas

 

HOLY MASS in Santakos Park in Kaunas

 

ANGELUS in Santakos Park in Kaunas

 

Lunch with the bishops in the Palace of the Curia

 

MEETING with PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS and SEMINARIANS
in the Cathedral of Kaunas

 

Transfer to the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights in Vilnius

 

VISIT AND PRAYER IN THE MUSEUM OF OCCUPATIONS AND FREEDOM FIGHTS

 

Monday 24 September 2018

VILNIUS-RIGA-VILNIUS

07:20

Departure by air from Vilnius International Airport for Riga

08:20

Arrival at Riga International Airport

 

OFFICIAL WELCOME

 

WELCOME CEREMONY in the Courtyard of the Presidential Palace

 

COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Presidential Palace

 

MEETING with the CIVIL AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY and the DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the Reception Hall of the Presidential Palace

 

LAYING OF FLOWERS AND CEREMONY at the Monument to Freedom

 

ECUMENICAL MEETING in the Rigas Doms

 

VISIT TO THE CATHOLIC SAINT JAMES’ CATHEDRAL

 

Lunch with the bishops in the Archdiocesan House of the Holy Family

 

Transfer by helicopter from Riga Harbour helipad to the Shrine of the Mother of God, Aglona

 

HOLY MASS in the area of the Shrine of the Mother of God, Aglona

 

FAREWELL CEREMONY in the Aglona heliport

 

Transfer by helicopter to Vilnius International Airport

 

 

Tuesday 25 September 2018

VILNIUS-TALLINN-ROMA

 

FAREWELL CEREMONY in Vilnius International Airport

08:30

Departure by air from Vilnius International Airport for Tallinn

09:50

Arrival at Tallinn International Airport

 

OFFICIAL WELCOME

 

WELCOME CEREMONY in the square in front of the Presidential Palace

 

COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Presidential Palace

 

MEETING with the CIVIL AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY and the DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the Rose Garden of the Presidential Palace

 

ECUMENICAL MEETING with YOUNG PEOPLE in the Lutheran Saint Charles’ Church

 

Lunch with the papal entourage in the Convent of the Brigidine Sisters in Pirita

 

MEETING with those assisted by the CHARITABLE WORKS OF THE CHURCH in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul

 

HOLY MASS in Freedom Square

 

FAREWELL CEREMONY in Tallin International Airport

18:45

Departure by air from Tallinn International Airport for Rome

21:20

Arrival at Rome - Ciampino International Airport

 

 

05 July 2018, 14:57