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The Full Schedule for Pope Francis’ Visit to Mexico February 2016

Pope Francis will be visiting Mexico from the 12th – 17th of the month of February 2016. Below are the schedule of his activities during the intended visit:

Friday 12 February 2016

12:30 Departure from Rome’s Fiumicino Airport for Mexico City

19:30 Arrival at “Benito Juárez" International Airport in Mexico City

Official Reception

Saturday 13 February 2016

09:30 Welcoming ceremony at the National Palace

Courtesy Visit to the President of the Republic

10:15 Meeting with Civil Authorities and Diplomatic Corps (Discourse by the Holy Father)

11:30 Meeting with the Bishops of Mexico in the Cathedral (Discourse by the Holy Father)

17:00 Holy Mass in the Basilica of Guadalupe (Homily by the Holy Father)

Sunday 14 February 2016

09:20 Transfer by helicopter to Ecatepec

10:30 Holy Mass in the area of the Study Centre of Ecatepec (Homily/Angelus by the Holy Father)

12:50 Transfer by helicopter to Mexico City

13:10 Arrival in Mexico City

16:30 Visit to the Pediatric Hospital “Federico Gómez" (Greetings by the Holy Father)

18:00 Meeting with the World of Culture in the National Auditorium (Discourse by the Holy Father)

Monday 15 February 2016

07:30 Departure by plane for Tuxtla Gutiérrez

09:15 Transfer by helicopter to San Cristóbal de Las Casas

10:15 Holy Mass with the indigenous community of Chiapas at the Municipal Sports (Homily by the Holy Father)

13:00 Lunch with indigenous representatives and the Papal entourage

15:00 Visit to the Cathedral of San Cristòbal de las Casas

15:35 Transfer by helicopter to Tuxtla Gutiérrez

16:15 Meeting with Families in “Víctor Manuel Reyna" Stadium at Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Discourse by the Holy Father)

18:10 Departure by plane for Mexico City

20:00 Arrival at the airport in Mexico City

Tuesday 16 February 2016

07:50 Departure by airplane for Morelia

10:00 Holy Mass with priests, religious, consecrated persons, and seminarians (Homily by the Holy Father)

15:15 Visit to the Cathedral

16:30 Meeting with Young People at “José María Morelos y Pavón" Stadium (Discourse by the Holy Father)

18:55 Departure by plane for Mexico City

20:00 Arrival in Mexico City

Wednesday 17 February 2016

08:35 Departure by plane for Ciudad Juárez

10:00 Arrival at “Abraham González" International Airport in Ciudad Juárez

10:30 Visit to a prison (CeReSo n.3) (Discourse by the Holy Father)

12:00 Meeting with the World of Work at the Colegio de Bachilleres dello Stato of Chihuahua (Discourse by the Holy Father)

16:00 Holy Mass at the fairgrounds of Ciudad Juárez (Homily + greeting by the Holy Father)

19:00 Departure Ceremony at Ciudad Juárez International Airport

19:15 Departure by plane for Rome (Ciampino Airport)

Thursday 18 February 2016

14:45 Arrival at Rome’s Ciampino Airport


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