Tuesday, Sept. 22
4 p.m. —
Wednesday, Sept. 23
9:15 a.m. — President Obama welcomes the pope to the White House.
11:30 a.m. — The pope leads a prayer at
4:15 p.m. — Pope Francis holds a canonization Mass in Spanish for 25,000 ticket holders at the Basilica of the
Thursday, Sept. 24
10 a.m. — The Senate and House welcome the pope in a joint session. He will make the first-ever address to Congress, which will broadcast live on the Capitol's West Front. This speech will be one of four he will hold in English. The remaining 14 speeches on his U.S. trip will be in his native Spanish.
11 a.m. — He makes a stop on the Capitol's West Front, which overlooks the National Mall
11:15 a.m. — St. Patrick's Catholic Church and
4 p.m. — The pope departs from Washington via Joint Base Andrews for New York.
New York City
5 p.m. — Arrives in New York through
6:45 p.m. — The pope holds an evening prayer service at
Friday, Sept. 25
8:30 a.m. — Pope Francis meets with the
11:30 a.m. — A multireligious service is held at the
4 p.m. — The pope visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem.
5 p.m. — He will lead a procession through Central Park. About 80,000 tickets were awarded by the city in a lottery pick.
6 p.m. — Mass is held in
Saturday, Sept. 26
8:40 a.m. — Pope Francis departs New York for Philadelphia through John F. Kennedy International Airport.
9:30 a.m. — Arrives at
10:30 a.m. — Mass is held at the
A group of cloistered nuns have been working overtime in the kitchen to help prepare for Pope Francis' visit. Religious sisters at the suburban Monastery of St. Clare recently made 100,000 communion wafers for the pontiff's Mass in Philadelphia. AP
4:45 p.m. — The pope visits
7:30 p.m. — Pope Francis stops by the Festival of Families on
Sunday, Sept. 27
9:15 a.m. — He holds a papal meeting with bishops at St. Martin's Chapel of
11 a.m. — The pope visits Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility. Inmates at a neighboring prison — Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center — built the chair that the pope will sit on. Several inmates learned carpentry through vocational workshops.
4 p.m. — Mass is held with the World Meeting of Families.
7 p.m. — At Atlantic Aviation, he talks with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families.
8 p.m. — Pope Francis departs for Rome.
Father Roger J. Landry is a priest of the Diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts, who works for the Holy See’s Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations. He is the former pastor of St. Bernadette Par-ish in Fall River, Massachusetts and St. Anthony of Padua Parish in New Bedford, MA. After receiving a biology degree from Harvard College, he studied for the priesthood in Maryland, To-ronto and for several years in Rome. Fr. Landry writes for many Catholic publications, includ-ing The National Catholic Register and The Anchor, the weekly newspaper of the Diocese of Fall River, for which he was the executive editor and editorial writer from 2005-2012. He was an on-site commentator for EWTN’s coverage of the 2013 papal conclave that elected Pope Francis, appears often on various Catholic radio programs, and is national chaplain for Catholic Voices USA.
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