Pope Francis Official Schedule for Visit to U.S.

Washington D.C.

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2015
    • 4pm: Pope Francis arrives in D.C. at Joint Base Andrews at 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015
    • 9:15 a.m: White House Welcoming Ceremony and personal meeting with President Barack Obama
    • 11:00 a.m. Papal Parade along the Ellipse and the National Mall
    • 11:30 a.m: Midday Prayer with U.S. bishops at Saint Matthew’s Cathedral in D.C.
    • 4:15 p.m: Junipero Serra Canonization Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
    • Thursday, September 24, 2015
      • 9:20 a.m: Speech to the Senate and House of Representatives (Joint Session of Congress)
      • 11 a.m. Brief appearance on West Front of Capitol
      • 11:15 a.m: Visit to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in D.C. and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
      • 4 p.m: Departure for New York from Joint Base Andrews (D.C.)
      • 5 p.m. Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York)
      • 6:45 p.m. Evening prayer at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (New York)
  • Pope Francis Visits New York

    • Friday, September 25, 2015
      • 8:30 a.m United Nations General-Assembly
      • 11:30 a.m Multi-religious service at 9/11 Memorial and Museum, World Trade Center
      • 4 p.m. Visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem
      • 5 p.m. Papal motorcade through Central Park
      • 6 p.m. Madison Square Garden Mass


    Pope Francis Visits Philadelphia

    • Saturday, September 26, 2015
      • 8:40 a.m Departure for Philadelphia from John F. Kennedy International Airport
      • 9:30 a.m Arrival in Atlantic Aviation hangar at Philadelphia International Airport Philadelphia
      • 10:30 a.m Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul
      • 4:45 p.m Visit to Independence Mall
      • 7:30 p.m Visit to Festival of Families at Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Prayer Vigil with World Meeting of Families
    • Sunday, September 27, 2015
      • 9:15 a.m Papal meeting with Bishops at St. Martin’s Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
      • 11 a.m  Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility
      • 4 p.m Papal Mass for World Meeting of Families
      • 7 p.m.  Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families at Atlantic Aviation
      • 8 p.m Departure for return to Rome
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