Benedicto XVI en Peregrinación a Tierra Santa 2009


Schedule

The time in Rome is (GMT +2), the time in Israel and Jordania is (GMT +3)

Friday, 08 May 2009

Italy

Rome

  • 09:30 Departure by plane from the International Airport Leonardo da Vinci at Fiumicino (Rome) for Queen Alia International Airport at Amman (Jordan)

Holy Land

Amman

  • 14:30 Welcoming Ceremony at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman
  • 15:30 Visit to Regina Pacis Center in Amman
  • 17:40 Courtesy visit to their Majesties the King and Queen of Jordan at the Royal palace in Amman-Husseiny

Saturday, 9 May 2009

  • 07:15 Private Mass in the Chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature of Amman
Mount Nebo
  • 09:15 Visit to the ancient Basilica of the Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo
Madaba
  • 10:30 Blessing of the cornerstone of Madaba University of the Latin Patriarchate
Amman
  • 11:30 Visit to the Hashemite museum and the Al-Hussein Bin Talal Mosque in Amman
  • 11:45 Meeting with Muslim religious leaders, members of the Diplomatic Corps and Rectors of universities in Jordan in front of the mosque al-Hussein bin Talal in Amman
  • 17:30 Celebration of Vespers with priests, men and women religious, seminarians and ecclesial movements in the Greek-Melkite Cathedral of Saint-Georges in Amman 

Sunday, 10 May 2009

  • 10:00 Holy Mass celebrated at the Amman International Stadium
    Recitation of the Regina Cæli at the Amman International Stadium
  • 12:45 Luncheon with Patriarchs, Bishops and Papal Entourage at the Latin Vicariate of Amman
Bethany beyond the Jordan
  • 17:30 Visit to the site of Baptism of Christ, at Bethany beyond the Jordan
  • 18:00 Blessing of the foundation stones of the Latin and Greek Melkite churches at Bethany beyond the Jordan 

Monday, 11 May 2009

Amman

  • 07:30 Private Mass in the chapel of the Apostolic Nunciature in Amman
  • 10:00 Farewell ceremony at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman
  • 10:30 Departure from the Queen Alia International Airport of Amman (Jordan) for Ben Gurion International Airport of Tel Aviv (Israel)
Tel Aviv
  • 11:00 Welcoming ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport of Tel Aviv
Jerusalem
  • 16:15 Courtesy visit to the President of the State of Israel at the presidential palace in Jerusalem
  • 17:45 Visit to Yad Vashem Memorial in Jerusalem
  • 18:45 Meeting with organizations involved in interreligious dialogue at the Auditorium of Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem 

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

  • 09:00 Visit to the Dome of the Rock on Temple Mount in Jerusalem
    Courtesy visit to the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem at the Mount of the Temple
  • 10:00 Visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem
  • 10:45 Courtesy visit to the two Chief Rabbis of Israel at the Hechal Shlomo Centre of Jerusalem
  • 11:50 Regina CĹ“li prayer with the Ordinaries of the Holy Land in the Upper Room in Jerusalem
  • 12:30 Brief visit to the co-cathedral of the Latins in Jerusalem
  • 13:00 Luncheon with the Ordinaries of the Holy Land, the Abbots and the Papal Entourage in the Patriarchate of the Latins in Jerusalem
  • 16:30 Holy Mass in the Valley of Josaphat in Jerusalem

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Bethlehem

  • 09:00 Welcoming ceremony in the square in front of the presidential palace, in Bethlehem
  • 10:00 Holy Mass in Manger Square, Bethlehem
  • 12:30 Luncheon with the Ordinaries of the Holy Land, the Franciscan community and the Papal Entourage at the Casa Nova monastery in Bethlehem
  • 15:30 Private visit to the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem
  • 16:10 Visit to the Caritas Baby Hospital in Bethlehem
  • 16:45 Visit to the Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem
  • 18:00 Courtesy visit to the president of the Palestine National Authority in the presidential palace of Bethlehem
  • 18:40 Farewell ceremony in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Nazareth

  • 10:00 Holy Mass on the Mount of Precipice in Nazareth
  • 12:30 Luncheon with the Ordinaries of the Holy Land, the Franciscan community and the Papal Entourage in the Franciscan convent of Nazareth
  • 15:50 Meeting with the Israeli prime minister in the Franciscan convent of Nazareth
  • 16:30 Greetings to religious leaders of Galilee in the auditorium of the Shrine of the Annunciation in Nazareth
  • 17:00 Visit to the Grotto of the Nativity in Nazareth
  • 17:30 Celebration of Vespers with Bishops, priests, men and women religious, ecclesial and pastoral movements of Galilee in the upper Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth

Friday, 15 May 2009

Jerusalem

  • 07:30 Private Mass in the Chapel of the Apostolic Delegation to Jerusalem
  • 09:15 Ecumenical meeting in the Throne Hall of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem
  • 10:15 Visit to the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem
  • 11:10 Visit to the Armenian patriarchal church of St. James in Jerusalem
Tel Aviv
  • 13:30 Departure ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv
  • 14:00 Departure by plane from the Ben Gurion International Airportin Tel Aviv (Israel) for Ciampino Airport (Rome)
Italy

Rome
  • 16:50 Arrival at Ciampino Airport





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