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2015 Papal Visit Schedule

2015 Papal Visit Schedule

Pope Francis: A Photographic Portrait of the People's Pope is a beautiful celebration of His Holiness Pope Francis. This week, the people welcome him to the United States, as he visits Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. We've compiled the full schedule of events*, so you can tune in (or even be a part of!) this exciting and historic time.

Tuesday, September 22 (Washington, D.C.)
4:00 p.m. - Arrival in Washington, D.C., from Cuba

Wednesday, September 23 (Washington, D.C.)
9:15 a.m. - Welcome ceremony and meeting with President Obama at the White House
11:00 a.m. - Papal Parade along the Ellipse and the National Mall
11:30 a.m. - Midday Prayer with the bishops of the United States, St. Matthew's Cathedral
4:15 p.m. - Mass of Canonization of Junipero Serra, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Thursday, September 24 (Washington, D.C., and New York City)
9:20 a.m. - Address to Joint Meeting of the United States Congress
11:15 a.m. - Visit to St. Patrick in the City and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
5:00 p.m. - Arrival in New York City
6:45 p.m. - Evening Prayer at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Friday, September 25 (New York City)
8:30 a.m. - Visit to the United Nations and address to the United Nations General Assembly
11:30 a.m. - Service at National September 11 Memorial & Museum
4:00 p.m. - Visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, East Harlem
5:00 p.m. - Procession through Central Park
6:00 p.m. - Mass at Madison Square Garden

Saturday, September 26 (New York City and Philadelphia)
9:30 a.m. - Arrival in Philadelphia
10:30 a.m. - Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
4:45 p.m. - Visit to Independence Mall
7:30 p.m. - Visit to the Festival of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Sunday, September 27 (Philadelphia)
9:15 a.m. - Meeting with bishops at St. Martin's Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
11:00 a.m. - Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility
4:00 p.m. - Mass at the World Meeting of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway
7:00 p.m. - Visit with staff and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families, Atlantic Aviation
8:00 p.m. - Departure for Rome

*Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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