This year’s high points, besides the procession and Mass at Saint Peter’s, will be the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in the streets of Rome on Friday and the closing Mass on Christ the King Sunday. This Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Rifan, the bishop of the Apostolic Administration Saint Jean-Marie Vianney in Campos, Brasil.
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> Thursday, October 24, 7.15pm:
Solemn Vespers of Saint Raphael presided over by Archbishop Guido Pozzo, Secretary of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei and welcome of the pilgrims at Trinità dei Pellegrini Church.
> Friday, October 25, 9am:
Rosary at Santa Maria in Campitelli followed by cultural and spiritual visits divided up among the language groups.
> Friday October 25, 11.45am:
Meeting for priests and clerics with Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization (registration requested at firstname.lastname@example.org).
> Friday October 25, 4.45pm:
Via Crucis on the Palatine hill, led by the Opera Familia Christi, the organization in charge of the Sunday Mass at the Altemps Palace chapel (meeting under the Arch of Titus).
> Friday October 25, 7pm:
Pontifical High Mass at Trinità dei Pellegrini Church, celebrated by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary of Astana (Kazakhstan) and chanted by the Schola Sainte Cécile (Paris).
> Saturday October 26, 9am:
Eucharistic adoration at the Rome Oratory (Santa Maria in Vallicella) followed by the procession to Saint Peter’s Basilica.
> Saturday October 26, 11am:
Pontifical High Mass in Saint Peter, chanted by the Schola Sainte Cécile and celebrated by His Eminence, Dario cardinal Castrillón Hoyos on the 61st anniversary of his ordination to priesthood.
> Saturday October 26, 4pm:
Presentation of Bishop Athanasius Schneider last book: “Corpus Christi – La santa comunione e il rinnovamento della Chiesa”.
> Sunday October 27, 9.30am:
Pontifical High Mass for the Solemnity of Christ the King, celebrated by Bishop Rifan, Apostolic Administrator of the Saint Jean-Marie Vianney community of Campos (Brasil) at the basilica of Saint Mary above Minerva.