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WORL YOUTH DAY MADRID 2011 E 16-21 AUGUST

Schedule for August 16- 21, 2011
TUESDAY 16 8:00 am Arrival at Madrid
From the early morning, the pilgrims and groups registered in WYD will be able to collect their accreditation and backpacks in the places indicated by the organization.

8:00 pm WYD Opening Mass
World Youth Day begins at 8 pm (provisional time) with a Mass in Madrid´s Cibeles Square, presided over by the archbishop of Madrid and concelebrated by the bishops and priests participating in WYD.

WENSDAY 17 10:00 am Catechesis sessions
WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis session with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will take place in churches, schools, auditoriums and sports centers of Madrid.

THURSDAY 18 10:00 am Catechesis sessions
WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis session with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will take place in churches, schools, auditoriums and sports centers of Madrid.

12:00 pm The Pope arrives at the Barajas Airport
Welcome Ceremony at the State Hall

12:40 pm The Pope enters the city of Madrid
Drive through the streets of the city in Popemobile to reach the Nunciature.

7:30 pm Papal Welcome Ceremony with youth at Cibeles
In Plaza de la Independencia, Benedict XVI will pass through the Puerta de Alcalá with youth from all the continents. After this event, he will ride in Popemobile to Plaza de Cibeles.

FRIDAY 19 10:00 am Catechesis sessions
WYD participants, organized by language groups, will have catechesis session with bishops from all over the world. The sessions will take place in churches, schools, auditoriums and sports centers of Madrid.

11:30 am Papal Meeting at the Monastery of El Escorial
Meeting with young religious sisters in “Patio de los Reyes”. (Required special accreditation).

12:00 am Papal Meeting at the Monastery of El Escorial
Meeting with 1,000 young college professors in the Basilica. (Required special accreditation).

Meanwhile. etc. For those who so wish. musical interpretations. At the end of the conclusive Mass. as the Lord did with his Apostles.). and Eucharistic adoration will begin. 11:00 pm Night in Cuatro Vientos WYD participants will spend the night in the Cuatro Vientos aerodrome. An address is planned by the Holy Father. to prepare for the Vigil. there will be several tents where they will be able to adore the Most Blessed Sacrament. and he will address young people and those who are not so young. 6:30 pm Papal Farewell There will be a brief Farewell Ceremony at the Barajas Airport. 5:30 pm Encounter with Volunteers Pope Benedict XVI will have a brief meeting with the World Youth Day volunteers at the IFEMA Fairgrounds. 7:40 pm Pope visits the “Fundación Instituto San José” A center for the sick run by the Hospitaller Order of St John of God 8:30 pm Vigil with the Pope The Pope will arrive at the Cuatro Vientos aerodrome. prayers to the Virgin. The statues come from all over Spain. SATURDAY 20 10:00 am Mass for seminarians in the Cathedral of “La Almudena” 4:00 pm Preparatory ceremony in Cuatro Vientos Young people will arrive little by little at the aerodrome and take their places. SUNDAY 21 9:00 am The Pope arrives in Cuatro Vientos 9:30 am WYD Final Mass The Pope will concelebrate Mass with thousands of bishops and priests. . different activities will take place on the stage (testimonies of young people. the Holy Father will announce the place where the next edition of World Youth Day will be held.WORL YOUTH DAY MADRID 2011 E 16-21 AUGUST 7:30 pm Vía crucis Statues from traditional Spanish Holy Week celebrations will be used to illustrate each station of the cross. to send them out to the world to witness to their faith.