Pope’s schedule for January and February

The Vatican (Tuesday, January 23, 2018, Gaudium Press) The Pope’s calendar for January and February, after he returns from an Apostolic Visit to Chile and ‎Peru.‎

The conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in January and the start of Lent in February are among the major celebrations of Pope Francis in Rome after he returns from his Apostolic Journey to Chile and Peru this month.

Monsignor Guido Marini, the Master of the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff on Monday released the Pope’s schedule for January and February. Pope Francis is visiting Chile and Peru from 15 to 22 January 2018.

Below is the calendar of celebrations of the Pope (January – February)
25 January, Thursday
Solemnity of the Conversion of Saint Paul
51st Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls: Celebration of Second Vespers

28 January, Sunday
4th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Basilica of Saint Mary Major: Holy Mass on the occasion of the Feast of the Translation of the icon of the “Salus Populi Romani”

1 February, Friday
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
22nd World Day of Consecrated Life
St. Peter’s Basilica: Holy Mass with the Members of the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life

14 February, Ash Wednesday
Church of Saint Anselm: Statio and penitential procession
Basilica of Saint Sabina: Holy Mass, blessing and imposition of the Ashes

February 18, Sunday
1st Sunday of Lent
Ariccia: Beginning of spiritual exercises for the Roman Curia

February 23, Friday
Conclusion of the spiritual exercises for the Roman Curia

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Source Vatican News


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