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Check out the Pope's Francis schedule for Krakow, Poland

2016-06-09

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27TH

2:00 p.m. Departure from Rome's Fiumicino airport.

4:00 p.m. Arrival at the John Paul II International Airport of Krakow-Balice.

5:00 p.m. Transfer to the Wawel Castle, where the Pope will address the civil authorities and diplomatic corps.

5:40 p.m. Courtesy visit to the president of the Republic.

6:30 p.m. Meeting with bishops in Krakow Cathedral.

THURSDAY, JULY 28TH

7:40 a.m. Visit to the Convent of the Sisters of the Presentation on the way to the airport.

8:30 a.m. Departure by helicopter to Czestochowa. He will pray in the chapel of the Black Virgin to the monastery of Jasna Gora. 
10:30 a.m. Holy Mass in the Shrine of Czestochowa on the occasion of the 1,050th anniversary of the baptism of Poland. 

12:45 p.m. Return to Krakow.

5:30 p.m. Meeting with young people in Jordan Park.

FRIDAY, JULY 29th

8:45 a.m. Transfer by helicopter to Oswiecim.

9:30 a.m. Visit to Auschwitz.

10:30 a.m. Visit to Birkenau.

11:30 a.m. Transfer to Krakow by helicopter.

4:30 p.m. Meeting with the patients of the university pediatric hospital.

6:00 p.m.  Stations of the Cross with young people in Jordan Park.

SATURDAY, JULY 30

9:00 a.m. Visit the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow, where he will pass through the Door of Divine Mercy and hold confession for several young people.

10:30 a.m. Holy Mass for priests, religious men and women, consecrated persons and seminarians at the St. John Paul II Shrine of Krakow.

12:45 p.m. Lunch with several young people at the archiepiscopal residence.

7:00 p.m. Opening address of the prayer vigil.

SUNDAY, JULY 31

10:00 a.m. Holy Mass for World Youth Day in the Campus Misericordiae.

5:00 p.m. Meeting with the WYD volunteers, organising committee and benefactors in the Tauron Arena in Krakow.

6:15 p.m. Departure from the John Paul II airport of Balice-Krakow.

8:25 p.m. Arrival at Rome's Ciampino airport.