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Monday, March 20th -- 6:30AM 9:00AM  Eastern 
LIVE Coverage

Pope John Paul II will arrive at the Amman Airport in Jordan where he will address those present for the Welcome Ceremony. The Holy Father will then travel to the Ancient Monastery on Mount Nebo.

9AM: Path of Faith 

10AM: Jesus: Man of Nazareth  NEW!

11AM: John Paul II and the Sick: The Value of Suffering  

1PM 3:30PM & 8PM 10:30PM ENCORE of Coverage

10:30PM: Jesus: Man of Nazareth  NEW!

11:30PM: John Paul II and the Sick: The Value of Suffering  



Tuesday, March 21st - - 1AM: Path of Faith 

The Holy Father will celebrate the Solemn Mass at Amman Stadium in Amman, Jordan followed by a farewell ceremony at the Amman Airport. The Holy Father will then depart for the Tel Aviv Airport, where he will address those present for the Welcome Ceremony.

2:00AM 11:30AM Eastern 
LIVE Coverage

1PM 11PM ENCORE of Coverage

The Pope will then depart via helicopter for Jerusalem.


Wednesday, March 22nd --1:00AM 11:30AM Eastern  LIVE Coverage

Pope John Paul II will be present at a Welcome Ceremony in Bethlehem followed by Solemn Mass in Manger Square in front of the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The Holy Father will then visit the Deheisha Refugee Camp, where he is to meet with Yasar Arafat. The day will end with the Pope greeting those present at the Departure Ceremony as he departs from Bethlehem to Jerusalem.

1PM 11:30PM ENCORE of Coverage

 


Thursday, March 23rd -- 1:30AM 11:30AM Eastern LIVE Coverage

The Holy Father will celebrate a Private Mass in the Last Supper Chapel followed by visits with two chief rabbis and the President of Israel. Pope John Paul II will then proceed to Yah Vashem (Holocaust Museum) to visit the Hall of Remembrance. The day will end with the Pope meeting with representatives from various inter-religious groups.

1PM 11:00PM ENCORE of Coverage

11PM: Path of Faith 

 


Friday, March 24th -- 2AM: John Paul II and the Sick: The Value of Suffering 

Pope John Paul II will celebrate a Solemn Mass for Youth at the Domus Galilaeae on the Mount of the Beatitudes at Korazim. A crowd of over 50,000 is expected to attend this Mass. The Holy Father will then have three private visits to the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Church of the Primacy of Peter both of which are in Tabgha, and the Shrine of the House of St. Peter in Capernaum. The Pope will end his day by departing for Jerusalem.

2:30AM 11:00AM Eastern LIVE Coverage

11:30AM: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 

1PM 9:30PM ENCORE of Coverage

 


Saturday,  March 25th 2AM: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 

On the Feast of the Annunciation, Pope John Paul II will pray in the Grotto of the Annunciation followed by Solemn Mass at the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth.

In the afternoon, the Holy Father will greet the Consul General of the Apostolic delegation in Jerusalem followed by a private visit to the Basilica of the Garden of Gethsemane. The day will conclude with an ecumenical encounter in the Throne Room of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

2:30AM 11:30AM Eastern 
LIVE Coverage

1:30PM 10PM ENCORE of Coverage


Sunday, March 26th -- 2:30AM 5:30AM Eastern
LIVE Coverage

The Holy Father will make two visits prior to the Mass, one to the grand Mufti and the other to the Western Wall in Jerusalem. The Pope will then proceed to celebrate Solemn Mass in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem immediately followed by the recitation of the Angelus. Pope John Paul II will meet with the Patriarchs and Bishops in the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem. In the early evening, the Holy Father will address those gathered at the Farewell Ceremony at the Tele Aviv Airport, as his historic Papal Visit to the Holy Land will conclude.

12Noon: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 

12:30PM 1:30PM  LIVE Coverage

1:30PM 4:30PM & 8PM 12Midnight ENCORE of Coverage