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Full Program of Pope Francis’ Visit to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius

Apostolic Journey September 4-10, 2019

Here is the revised Vatican-provided program of the Sept. 4-10 Apostolic Trip of Pope Francis to Mozambique, Madagascar, and Mauritius:

 

Wednesday 4 September 2019

ROMA-MAPUTO

08:00 Departure by air from Rome-Fiumicino Airport for Maputo
18:30 WELCOME CEREMONY at Maputo Airport
Thursday 5 September 2019

MAPUTO

09:45 COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the “Ponta Vermelha” Palace
10:15 MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in “Ponta Vermelha” Palace Address of the Holy Father
11:00 INTERRELIGIOUS MEETING WITH THE YOUNG in the Pavillon Maxaquene Address of the Holy Father
Lunch in the nunciature
16:15 MEETING WITH THE BISHOPS, PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS, SEMINARIANS, CATECHISTS AND ANIMATORS in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Address of the Holy Father
Friday 6 September 2019

MAPUTO-ANTANANARIVO

08:45 VISIT TO ZIMPETO HOSPITAL Greeting of the Holy Father
10:00 HOLY MASS in the Stadium of Zimpeto Homily of the Holy Father
12:25 FAREWELL CEREMONY at Maputo Airport
12:40 Departure of the papal aircraft for Antananarivo
16:30 WELCOME CEREMONY at Antananarivo Airport
Saturday 7 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO

09:30 COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the “Iavoloha” Presidential Palace
10:15 MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the Ceremony Building Address of the Holy Father
11:15 MIDDAY PRAYER in the Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites Homily of the Holy Father
Lunch in the nunciature
16:00 MEETING WITH BISHOPS OF MADAGASCAR in the Cathedral of Andohalo Address of the Holy Father
17:10 VISIT TO THE TOMB OF BLESSED VICTOIRE RASOAMANARIVO
1800 VIGIL WITH THE YOUNG in the Soamandrakizay diocesan field Address of the Holy Father
 

Sunday 8 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO

10:00 HOLY MASS in the Soamandrakizay diocesan field Homily of the Holy Father
Lunch with the papal entourage in the nunciature
15:10 VISIT TO THE AKAMASOA CITY OF FRIENDSHIP Greeting of the Holy Father
16:00 PRAYER FOR THE WORKERS in the Mahatzana worksite Prayer of the Holy Father
17:10 MEETING WITH PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS, CONSECRATED PERSONS AND SEMINARIANS in the Collège Saint Michel Address of the Holy Father
 

Monday 9 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO-PORT LOUIS-ANTANANARIVO

07:30 Departure by air for Port Louis
10:40 WELCOME CEREMONY at Port Louis Airport
12:15 HOLY MASS at the Monument to Mary Queen of Peace Homily of the Holy Father
Lunch with the bishops of CEDOI in the bishopric
16:25 PRIVATE VISIT TO THE SHRINE OF PERE LAVAL
16:55 COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT in the Presidential Palace
17:15 MEETING WITH THE PRIME MINISTER in the Presidential Palace
17:40 MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES, CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS in the Presidential Palace Address of the Holy Father
18:45 FAREWELL CEREMONY at Port Louis Airport
19:00 Departure by air for Antananarivo
20:00 Arrival at Antananarivo Airport
 

Tuesday 10 September 2019

ANTANANARIVO-ROME

09:00 FAREWELL CEREMONY at Antananarivo Airport
09:20 Departure by air for Rome-Ciampino Airport
19:00 Arrival at Rome-Ciampino Airport

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