Benedict XVI - Portugal 2010

The time in Portugal is (GMT +1)

Tuesday 11 May 2010

  • 11:00 a.m. Arrival at Lisbon airport
  • 12:45 p.m. Welcoming ceremony at the Monasterio dos Jerónimos
  • 1:30 p.m. Visit with the President of Portugal, Anibal Cavaco Silva, at the presidential palace of Belen
  • 6:45 p.m. Mass at the Plaza do Comercio.

Wednesday 12 May 2010

  • 10:00 a.m. Meeting with representatives from the world of culture, science and art at the Cultural Center of Belen
  • 12:00 p.m. Meeting with the Prime Minister of Portugal, José Sócrates, at the Apostolic Nunciature
  • 4:40 p.m. Departure by helicopter to Fatima
  • 6:00 p.m. Meeting and recitation of the Rosary at Fatima with religious, priests, deacons and seminarians at the Church of the Most Holy Trinity
  • 9:30 p.m. Candlelight Procession, led by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone

Thursday 13 May 2010

  • 10:00 a.m. Mass for the anniversary of the international pilgrimage and private visit to the tombs of the three Fatima seers
  • 5:00 p.m. Meeting with all Catholic and non-Catholic organizations involved in social ministry
  • 6:45 p.m. Meeting with the bishops of Portugal

Friday 14 May 2010

  • 9:00 a.m. Arrival in Porto
  • 10:15 a.m. Mass at the Avenida dos Aliados.
  • 1:30 p.m. Departure ceremony at the Francisco Sá Carneiro airport