Saturday, September 26, 2015

Pope Francis Two Day Visit to Philadelphia

This is just a quick run down of the Pope's visit. 

For those like me, who are not attending any of the public events but traveling this weekend please click on the link below to know what bridges are close and where you can park.


Saturday, September 26, 2015

8:40 a.m. - Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul

10:30 a.m. - Pope Francis will celebrate Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul. The event is not open.

4:45 p.m. - Pope Francis will visit Independence Mall in Philadelphia.
7:30 p.m. - Festival of Families at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway outside the Philadelphia Art Museum, where Francis will attend. This festival is open to the public, but requires a ticket.  Ticket are no longer available.

Sunday, September 27th

9:30 a.m, Pope Francis will meet with bishops at St. Martin's Chapel in St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. Private event.

11:00 a.m - Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

4:00 p.m. - Closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families.The Mass will be held outside the Philadelphia Art Museum and is open to the public, but a ticket is required.  Tickets are no longer available.

7:00 p.m. - Pope Francis will formally meet with organizers, volunteers and benefactors involved with the World Meeting of Families. Closed to the public.

8:00 p.m. - Pope Francis will depart for Rome from the Philadelphia International Airport
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