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Program of Pope's Trip to Fatima for Centenary of Marian Apparitions

May 12-13 Visit Includes Prayer at the Chapel of the Apparition, Visit to Basilica of “Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fatima,” and Mass

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Here is the program for Pope Francis’ May 12-13 Apostolic Pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal for the centenary of the Marian apparitions. The events can be watched via live streaming with this link to Vatican YouTube. The Vatican-provided itinerary is published below:
Friday 12 May 2017:
14:00     Departure by air from Rome Fiumicino airport for Monte Real.
16:20     Arrival at the air base of Monte Real.
Welcome ceremony.
16:35     Private meeting with the President of the Republic in the 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 vehicle to the Shrine.
18:15     Visit to the Chapel of the Apparitions.
Prayer of the Holy Father .
21:30     Blessing of the Candles of the Chapel of the Apparitions.
Greetings from the Holy Father.
Reciting the Holy Rosary.
Saturday 13 May 2017:
09:10     Meeting with the Prime Minister at the “Nossa Senhora do Carmo” House.
09:40     Visit to the Basilica of “Nossa Senhora do Rosário de Fatima”.
10:00     Holy Mass at the churchyard of the Shrine.
Holy Father’s homily.
Holy Father’s greetings to the sick
12:30     Lunch with bishops of Portugal at the “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, destined for Rome.
19:05     Arrival at Rome Ciampino airport.
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