Itinerary of Pope’s visit to SL released


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The Vatican on Friday released the itinerary for the pope's trip to Sri Lanka, where he will canonize Sri Lanka's first saint, the Rev. Joseph Vaz, a 17th-century missionary credited with reviving the Catholic faith in the country.


The Pope is scheduled to visit the island from January 12-15, 2015.
 
APOSTOLIC JOURNEY of HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO SRI LANKA 12-15 JANUARY 2015

 

SCHEDULE

Monday, January 12, 2015

19:00 - Departure from the Airport of Rome/Fiumicino to Colombo

 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

09:00 - Arrival at the Colombo International Airport, Katunayake

WELCOME CEREMONY

 

13:15 - Meeting with the Bishops of Sri Lanka at the Archbishop’s House, Colombo - 08

 

17:00 –Courtesy visit to the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at the President’s House.

 

18:15 – Inter-religious meeting in the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) Colombo


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

 

08:30 - Celebration of Holy Eucharist and Canonization of Blessed Joseph Vaz in Galle Face Green, Colombo

 

14:00 - Departure to Madhu Shrine

 

15:30 –Marian Prayer the Shrine of our Lady of Rosary of Madhu

 

16:45 - Departure to Colombo

 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

 

08:15 - Visit to the Chapel of the “Benedict XVI Cultural Institute” at Bolawalana

 

08:45 - Farewell ceremony at the Colombo International Airport, Katunayake

 

09:00 - Departure from Colombo to Manila
- See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/56537/itinerary-of-pope-s-visit-to-sl-released#sthash.6MabUx2E.dpuf

The Vatican on Friday released the itinerary for the pope's trip to Sri Lanka, where he will canonize Sri Lanka's first saint, the Rev. Joseph Vaz, a 17th-century missionary credited with reviving the Catholic faith in the country.


The Pope is scheduled to visit the island from January 12-15, 2015.

 

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY of HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO SRI LANKA 12-15 JANUARY 2015

 

SCHEDULE

 

Monday, January 12, 2015

 

19:00 - Departure from the Airport of Rome/Fiumicino to Colombo

 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

 

09:00 - Arrival at the Colombo International Airport, Katunayake

 

WELCOME CEREMONY

 

13:15 - Meeting with the Bishops of Sri Lanka at the Archbishop’s House, Colombo - 08

 

17:00 –Courtesy visit to the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at the President’s House.

 

18:15 – Inter-religious meeting in the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) Colombo


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

 

08:30 - Celebration of Holy Eucharist and Canonization of Blessed Joseph Vaz in Galle Face Green, Colombo

 

14:00 - Departure to Madhu Shrine

 

15:30 –Marian Prayer the Shrine of our Lady of Rosary of Madhu

 

16:45 - Departure to Colombo

 

Thursday, January 15, 2015

 

08:15 - Visit to the Chapel of the “Benedict XVI Cultural Institute” at Bolawalana

 

08:45 - Farewell ceremony at the Colombo International Airport, Katunayake

 

09:00 - Departure from Colombo to Manila

- See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/56537/itinerary-of-pope-s-visit-to-sl-released#sthash.6MabUx2E.dpuf

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