Tentative Trip Schedule

THURSDAY, March 14

6:55 p.m.— Departure from JFK International Airport


FRIDAY, March 15:

8:10 a.m.— Arrival at Rome Fiumicino airport

1:00 p.m.— Visit to Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Santa Croce) and lunch with Prof. Jeffrey J. Langan of Notre Dame University

5:00 p.m.— Visit to Synagogue and Shabbat service

8:00 p.m.— Dinner at Giggetto in the Ghetto


SATURDAY, March 16

8:30 a.m.— Breakfast with Father John Wauck

11:00 a.m.— Papal Press Conference

12:00 p.m.— Meeting with Father Ladaria from the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith

2:00 p.m.— Tour: Caravaggio in S. Luigi dei Francesi, Pantheon, S. Ignazio ecc.

5:30 p.m.— Tour of the Ghetto with Luca and Gabriele Fiorentino, Jewish Community of Rome

7:00 p.m.— Dinner at Trattoria der Pallaro


SUNDAY, March 17

8:45 a.m.— Messa e Tour Pontifical North American College and meeting with John Paul Mitchell

12:00 p.m.— Angelus in St. Peter’s Square

2:00 p.m.— Catacombs on Appia Antica

7:30 p.m.— Dinner at Cantina Tirolese


MONDAY, March 18

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.— Vatican Museums tour with Ingrid Rowland

Afternoon reporting time

(3:00 p.m.— Meeting with Roberto Fontolan, Director of the International Center of Comunione e Liberazione)

6:30 p.m.— Meeting with Mustafa Aydin from Istituto Tevere

8:30 p.m.— Vespers in S. Maria in Trastevere

9:30 p.m.— Dinner


TUESDAY, March 19

9:30 a.m.— Pope’s Installation / First Mass

Reporting Time

6:00 p.m.— Alumni Reception at Foreign Press Association

8:00 p.m.— Pizza night



10:00 a.m.— Meeting with Imam at the Mosque + visit

2:00-4:00 p.m.— Meeting with Jesuits at S. Saba

7:00 p.m.— Mass and Dinner at Lay Center Foyer Unitas


THURSDAY, March 21

— Reporting Day

— Final festive dinner


FRIDAY, March 22

10:00 a.m.— Departure from Roma Fiumicino Airport