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PASTORAL VISIT TO ASSISI
(4 October 2013)

Assisi 2013

PROGRAM

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 Friday 4 October 2013

 

7:00 Departure by helicopter from the Vatican heliport    
7:45 Arrival at the sports camp of the Seraphic Institute of Assisi    
8:00 Meeting with the sick and disabled children assisted at the Seraphic Institute of Assisi

Address of the Holy Father

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9:00 Private visit to the Shrine of Saint Damian    
9:30 Meeting with the poor assisted by Caritas in the Room of Renunciation of the Archbishop’s residence

Address of the Holy Father

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10:00 Private visit to the Church of Saint Mary Major    
10:20 Private visit to the Upper Basilica of Saint Francis and to the Crypt where he venerates the tomb of Saint Francis    
11:00 Holy Mass in Piazza San Francesco of Assisi

Homily of the Holy Father

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  Ceremony of the oil supply to the votive lamp of St. Francis Patron of Italy in Piazza San Francesco of Assisi.

 

 
13:00 Luncheon with the poor assisted by Caritas at the Centre of St. Mary of the Angels in Piazzale Donegiani

 

 
14:30 Private visit to the Hermitage of the Carceri (Prisons) and prayer in St. Francis’ cell    
15:15 Meeting with the Clergy, Consecrated People and Members of the Diocesan Pastoral Councils in San Rufino Cathedral

Address of the Holy Father

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16:15 Veneration of the body of Saint Clare in the Crypt of the Basilica of Saint Clare    
  Prayer before the Crucifix of Saint Damian in the Chapel of the Choir of the Basilica of Saint Clare

Address of the Holy Father to the Cloistered Nuns

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17:30 Visit and prayer at the Porziuncola in the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels    
17:45 Meeting with the young people of Umbria in the square in front of the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels

Holy Father's answers to questions posed by four young people  

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18:45 Private visit to the Shrine of Rivotorto. Visit to the "Tugurio" (hovel) of Saint Francis    
19:15 Departure by helicopter from the sports camp of Rivotorto for the Vatican    
20:00 Arrival at the Vatican heliport    
 

 




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