St Peter's Square

St Peter's Square

The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff today published the calendar of celebrations to be presided by the Holy Father in the months of October and November:

OCTOBER

– Sunday 9: 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Pastoral visit to Lamezia Terme and Serra San Bruno, Italy.

– Sunday 16: 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time. At 9.30 a.m. in the Vatican Basilica, Mass for the New Evangelisation.

– Sunday 23: 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time. At 10 a.m. in St. Peter’s Square, canonisation of the following blesseds: Guido Maria Conforti, Luigi Guanella, Bonifacia Rodriguez de Castro.

– Wednesday 26: At 10.30 a.m. in St. Peter’s Square, prayer in preparation for the Meeting for Peace in Assisi.

NOVEMBER

– Wednesday 2: All Souls Day. At 6 p.m. in the Vatican Grottoes, a moment of prayer for deceased Popes.

– Thursday 3: At 11.30 a.m. at the altar of the Cathedra in the Vatican Basilica, Mass for cardinals and bishops who died over the course of the year.

– Friday 4: At 5.30 p.m. in the Vatican Basilica. Vespers for the beginning of the academic year in the Pontifical Universities.

– Friday 18 – Sunday 20: Apostolic trip to Benin.

VATICAN CITY, 27 SEP 2011 (VIS)