Pope’s Schedule for April-May

On Sunday, Francis Will Take Possession of Cathedral as Bishop of Rome

The Vatican released the calendar of celebrations scheduled to be presided over by the Holy Father in the months of April and May:

APRIL

7 April, Second Sunday of Easter, or Divine Mercy Sunday: 5:30pm, Mass in the Basilica of St. John Lateran for the Bishop of Rome to take possession of the Roman cathedra.

14 April, Sunday:5:30pm, Mass in the Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls

21 April, Sunday:9:30am, Mass and priestly ordinations in St. Peter’s Basilica.

28 April, Sunday:10:00am, Mass and confirmations in St. Peter’s Square.

MAY

4 May, Saturday:6:00pm, Recitation of the Rosary in the Basilica of St. Mary Major.

5 May, Sunday:10:00am, Mass for Confraternities in St. Peter’s Square.

12 May, Sunday:9:30am, Mass and canonizations of Blesseds Antonio Primaldo and Companions; Laura di Santa Caterina da Siena Montoya y Upegui; and Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala.

18 May, Saturday:6:00pm, Pentecost Vigil in St. Peter’s Square with the participation of ecclesial movements.

19 May, Pentecost Sunday: 10:00am, Mass in St. Peter’s Square with the participation of ecclesial movements.

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