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Official Program

Saturday, 9 September: Munich

  • 15.30 Arrival at Franz Joseph Strauss international airport. Welcome ceremony Address of the Holy Father
  • 16.15 Transfer by car from the airport to the Georgianum Seminary
  • 17.00 Arrival at the Georgianum Seminary at Prof. Huber Square
  • 17.10 Transfer by Popemobile from the Georgianum Seminary to Marienplatz
  • 17.30 Prayer at the Mariensäule (Column of the Madonna) in Marienplatz Prayer and greeting of the Holy Father
  • 18.15 Transfer by Popemobile from Marienplatz to the Residenz (Royal Palace) at Max-Joseph Square
  • 18.30 Courtesy visit to the Federal President at the Royal Palace
  • 19.15 Meeting with the Federal Chancellor at the Royal Palace
  • 19.45 Meeting with the Minister, President of Bavaria at the Royal Palace
  • 20.15 Transfer by Popemobile from the Royal Palace to the Archbishopric
  • 20.30 Arrival at the Archbishopric

Sunday, 10 September: Munich

  • 8.45 Transfer by car from the Archbishopric to the Neue Messe (New Munich Trade Fair Centre)
  • 9.30 Arrival at the Neue Messe of München. Ride by Popemobile among the faithful
  • 9.45 Arrival to the Sacristy set up in the Neue Messe
  • 10.00 Holy Mass in the outdoor site of the Neue Messe Homily of the Holy Father
  • Recital of the Angelus in the outdoor site of the Neue Messe Address of the Holy Father
  • 12.15 Return to the Sacristy set up in the Neue Messe
  • 12.30 Transfer by car to the Archbishopric
  • 13.00 Arrival at the Archbishopric. Luncheon with the Papal Entourage and Cardinals
  • 17.15 Transfer by Popemobile to the Cathedral of München
  • 17.30 Celebration of Vespers in the Cathedral of München. Homily of the Holy Father
  • 19.00 Transfer by Popemobile to the Archbishopric
  • 19.15 Arrival at the Archbishopric

Monday, 11 September: Altötting & Marktl am Inn

  • 7.50 Farewell from the Archbishopric
  • 8.00 Transfer by car to the heliport of the Bayern Kaserne in München
  • 8.15 Arrival at the heliport of the Bayern Kaserne
  • 8.20 Departure by helicopter from München to Altötting
  • 9.20 Arrival at the Heliport of Altötting
  • 9.30 Transfer by Popemobile to the Shrine of Altötting
  • 9.45 Visit to the Gnadenkapelle (Chapel of the Miraculous Image) at the Shrine of Altötting
  • 10.00 Transfer by Popemobile from the Shrine to the Sacristy set up in Altötting
  • 10.15 Arrival to the Sacristy set up in the parish house
  • 10.30 Holy Mass in the square in front of the Shrine Homily of the Holy Father
  • 12.30 Procession of the Most Blessed Sacrament, accompanied by the Statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, from the Shrine to the new Anbetungskapelle (Chapel of Adoration), annexed to the Parish church of Saints Philip and James
  • 12.45 Inauguration of the Anbetungskapelle (Chapel of Adoration)
  • 13.15 Walk of the Holy Father from the Anbetungskapelle (Chapel of Adoration) to the Convent of Saint Magdalene
  • 13.30 Arrival to the Convent of St Magdalene
  • 16.30 Transfer by Popemobile to the Basilica of Altötting.
  • 17.00 Marian Vespers with the religious and seminarians of Bavaria at the Basilica of St Anne Homily of the Holy Father
  • 18.15 Transfer by car from Altötting to Marktl am Inn
  • 18.45 Arrival at Marktl am Inn : Visit to the Parish Church of St Oswald
  • 19.00 Transfer by Popemobile to the heliport of Marktl am Inn
  • 19.15 Arrival at the heliport of Marktl am Inn
  • 19.20 Departure by helicopter from Marktl am Inn to Regensburg
  • 20.20 Arrival at the heliport of the Nibelungenkaserne in Regensburg
  • 20.30 Transfer by Popemobile from the Nibelungenkaserne to St Wolfgang Major Seminary
  • 20.45 Arrival at St Wolfgang Major Seminary

Tuesday, 12 September: Regensburg

  • 9.15 Transfer by car to Islinger Feld
  • 9.30 Arrival at Islinger Feld esplanade. Ride by Popemobile among the faithful
  • 9.45 Arrival at the Sacristy set up behind the altar at Islinger Feld esplanade
  • 10.00 Holy Mass at Islinger Feld esplanade Homily of the Holy Father
  • 12.15 Return to the Sacristy
  • 12.30 Transfer by car to St Wolfgang Major Seminary
  • 12.45 Arrival at St Wolfgang Major Seminary Luncheon with the Papal Entourage
  • 16.45 Transfer by Popemobile to the University of Regensburg
  • 17.00 Meeting with the representatives of science in the Aula Magna of the University of Regensburg Address of the Holy Father
  • 18.00 Transfer by Popemobile to the Cathedral of Regensburg
  • 18.15 Arrival at the Cathedral. Procession from the Church of St Ulrich to the Cathedral of Regensburg
  • 18.30 Ecumenical celebration of Vespers in the Cathedral Homily of the Holy Father
  • 19.30 Transfer by Popemobile to St Wolfgang Major Seminary
  • 19.45 Arrival at St Wolfgang Major Seminary

Wednesday, 13 September: Regensburg / Private program of the Holy Father

  • 7.30 Holy Mass, breakfast and private time at St Wolfgang Major Seminary
  • 11.00 Blessing of the new organ of Regensburg's Alte Kapelle Prayer and greeting of the Holy Father
  • 11.45 Visit of the house Mons. Georg Ratzinger in Regensburg. Lunch and time for rest
  • 15.00 Transfer by car to the Cemetery of Ziegetzdorf
  • 15.30 Visit of the Cemetery of Ziegetzdorf and the Church of Joseph
  • 16.30 Private time in his house in Pentling. Supper
  • 19.30 Transfer by car from Pentling to St Wolfgang Major Seminary in Regensburg
  • 20.00 Arrival at St Wolfgang Major Seminary

Thursday, 14 September: Freising

  • 7.30 Private Mass at St Wolfgang Major Seminary
  • 9.00 Farewell from St Wolfgang Major Seminary
  • 9.15 Transfer by car to the heliport of the Nibelungenkaserne in Regensburg
  • 9.30 Arrival at the heliport of the Nibelungenkaserne
  • 9.40 Departure by helicopter from Regensburg to Freising
  • 10.30 Arrival at the heliport of the Von Stein Kaserne in Freising
  • Transfer by Popemobile to the Cathedral of Freising
  • 10.40 Arrival at the Cathedral of Freising
  • 10.45 Meeting with the priests and permanent deacons of Bavaria in the Cathedral of St Mary and St Corbinian Address of the Holy Father
  • 11.45 Transfer by car to Franz Joseph Strauss international airport of München
  • 12.15 Arrival at Franz Joseph Strauss international airport
  • Farewell ceremony at Franz Joseph Strauss international airport Address of the Holy Father
  • 12.45 Departure from the international airport of München for Roma
  • 14.30 Arrival at the Airport of Ciampino (Rome)