The Itinerary of Pope Francis Visit In The Philippines
We are very lucky that the Pope chooses our country to be one of his destinations. This 78 years old Pope from Flores, Buenos Aires in Argentina is truly an inspiration for Filipinos. The main agenda of his visit is to see those who are survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda and the earthquake in Visayas.
January 15, the Pope will arrive in Villamor Air Base. Followed by a motorcade going to the Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy) in Taft Avenue.
January 16, it will be a long day for the Pope. In the morning a welcome ceremony in the Malacanang Palace for a courtesy visit to the Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Then, a meeting with civil authorities and the diplomatic corps, and a motorcade going to Manila Cathedral where Holy Mass with bishops, priest and consecrated persons will take place before going to Mall of Asia arena in Pasay City.
January 17, is the day of his departure to Tacloban City and will concelebrated a mass near the Tacloban airport. He will have a lunch with several Yolanda survivors at the Archbishop's Residence in Palo, Leyte. In the afternoon, Pope Francis will bless the poor in Palo, a meeting with priests, seminarians, consecrated persons, and families of Yolanda survivors at the Palo Cathedral before he goes back in Manila.
January 18, he will have a meeting with the various religious leaders at the UST. After that a speech for the youth the UST sports field before going to Rizal Park for the concluding mass.
January 19, the pope will have his departure ceremony at the presidential pavilion at the Villamor Air Base before going back to Rome.
It was such an honor to have the holy father and with his grace. I hope that he will touch every Filipinos heart and give us more inspiration in life. Thanks for reading and hopes that you find this post helpful.
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