The Pope will be in Loreto on March 25

7 March 2019turismomarche
Here’s all you need to know about the Pope’s visit on March 25, 2019.

It’s a very important moment for our region: Papa Francesco is coming to Loreto. Below you can find all the information we have until now (currently updating).

THE ANNOUNCEMENT

During the prayer of Santo Rosario in piazza della Madonna what people already thought has been confirmed: “Pope Francis will be among us on March in Loreto, Solemnity of the Annunciation”. The pontifical delegate, archbishop Fabio Dal Cin has announced the news. He told “The pope will come as a pilgrim to the Sanctuary of Santa Casa to confirm the inhabitants of Loreto and pilgrims in the faith, hope and charity, priests and families in the devotion to the ecclesial mission, consecrated brothers and sisters in the testimony of God’s reign. He will bring consolation to sick people. We express deep gratitude to the Holy Father for his visit which represents to us an event of grace, an honour for this city and for our land”

THE PROGRAMME

The visit starts at 9:30 and takes place in two moments:

  • The Holy Father celebrates the Holy Mass in Santa Casa which is broadcasted outside the church.
  • Then the Holy Father goes out on the church parvis to meet all devotees.
  • 9.30 – Pope’s entrance in the Sanctuary of Santa Casa.
  • 9.30 – Pope’s mass in SANTA CASA – The Mass is broadcasted outside.
  • At the end of the mass – SIGNATURE of the POST-SYNODAL LETTER to YOUNG PEOPLE.
  • 10.30 – IN THE SACRISTY – Greeting to the Community of Capuchin Friars.
  • 11.00 – IN THE CHURCH – Greeting to sick people.
  • 11.15 – SANCTUARY’S PARVIS – Greeting of Fabio Dal Cin, archbishop of Loreto. Discourse of Pope Francis and greeting to devotees.
  • 12.00 – ANGELUS.
  • 12.30 – Lunch.
  • 14.30 – Departure from the Sanctuary.
  • 14.45 – Departure in a helicopter from Centro “Giovanni Paolo II” in Montorso.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

The event is open to everyone: young people, families, adults, elderly, priests, religious people… and the whole God’s people”.

Meeting arrangements

  • You can organise individually and independently.
  • In order to make scheduled arrivals and departures easier it’s necessary to send an e-mail to loretopapa2019@gmail.com
  • You can access from the square, from Viale Sisto V and other locations after 7:00
  • You don’t need to buy any pass or ticket

SICK PEOPLE: send an e-mail to loretopapa2019@gmail.com

PRIESTS and RELIGIOUS PEOPLE: send an e-mail to loretopapa2019@gmail.com

PRESS ACCREDITATION: send an e-mail to ufficiostampa@delegazioneloreto.it

The visit starts at 9:30 and takes place in two moments:

  • The Holy Father celebrates the Holy Mass in Santa Casa which is broadcasted outside the church.
  • Then the Holy Father goes out on the church parvis to meet all devotees.

HERE you can find the letter from the Prelacy and from the Sanctuary of Loreto to all devotees in occasion of the Holy Father Francis’ visit.

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