Pope Radio on The Catholic Channel: Pope Francis comes to America!

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Pope Francis embarks on his visit to America next week, and SiriusXM will broadcast it LIVE on The Catholic Channel (Ch. 129). Here are the list of events we’ll be covering (all times are Eastern) on Pope Radio:

Saturday, September 19 (from Cuba)
3:50 p.m.  –  Arrival of Pope Francis at the International Airport “Jose Marti” Welcoming Ceremony

Sunday, September 20 (from Cuba)
8:50 a.m.  –  Holy Mass at Plaza de la Revolucion Jose Marti
5:10 p.m.  –  Celebration of Vespers with Priests, Men and Women Religious and Seminarians at the Cathedral and greeting to the young people of the “Centro Cultural Padre Felix Varela”

Monday, SEPTEMBER 21 (cuba)
10:20 a.m.  Holy Mass at Plaza de la Revolucion Calixto Garcia Iniguez
3:30 p.m.    Blessing of the city at Loma de la Cruz in Holguin

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (Cuba, WASHINGTON, DC)
7:50 a.m.     Holy Mass at the Minor Basilica of the “Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre” Shrine
10:50 a.m.   Meeting with families at Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral in Santiago
12:15 p.m.   Farewell Ceremony at the Santiago de Cuba Airport
4:00 p.m.    Arrival from Cuba at Joint Base Andrews Washington, DC

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (WASHINGTON, DC)
9:15  a.m.  Welcome ceremony and meeting with President Obama at the White House
11:00 a.m.  Papal Parade along the Ellipse and the National Mall (time approximate)
11:30 a.m. Midday Prayer with the bishops of the United States, St. Matthew’s Cathedral
•  4:15  p.m.  Mass of Canonization of Junipero Serra, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (WASHINGTON, DC, NEW YORK CITY)
•  9:20  a.m.  Address to Joint Meeting of the United States Congress
•  11:15 a.m. Visit to St. Patrick in the City and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
•  4:00 p.m.   Depart from Joint Base Andrews
•  5:00 p.m.   Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport
•  6:45 p.m.   Evening Prayer (Vespers) at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (NEW YORK CITY)
•  8:30  a.m. Visit to the United Nations and Address to the United Nations General Assembly
•  11:30 a.m. Multi-religious service at 9/11 Memorial and Museum, World Trade Center
•  4:00  p.m.  Visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, East Harlem
•  5:00  p.m.   Procession through Central Park (time approximate)
•  6:00  p.m.  Mass at Madison Square Garden

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (NEW YORK CITY, PHILADELPHIA)
•  8:40  a.m.  Departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport
•  9:30  a.m.  Arrival at Atlantic Aviation, Philadelphia
•  10:30 a.m. Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia
•  4:45  p.m.  Visit to Independence Mall
•  7:30  p.m.  Visit to the Festival of Families Benjamin Franklin Parkway

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (PHILADELPHIA)
•  9:15   a.m.  Meeting with bishops at St. Martin’s Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
•  11:00  a.m. Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility
•  4:00  p.m.   Mass for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway
•  7:00   p.m.  Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families, Atlantic Aviation
•  8:00   p.m.  Departure for Rome

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