Anchors for Papal Visit to Mexico and St. Louis
THE PAPAL VISIT
Airs Thursday, Jan. 21 at 10PM. (Encore Friday, Jan. 22 at 3AM and 3PM)
Arrival at the International Airport in Mexico City and transfer
to Apostolic Nunciature.
EWTN begins its live coverage of Pope John Paul IIs visit to Mexico
with his arrival at the International Airport in Mexico City. EWTN will broadcast
continuous coverage of the Holy Father throughout the day and conclude with his transfer
in the Popemobile to the Apostolic Nunciature.
LIVE Friday, Jan. 22, 4PM - 7PM (Encore at 10PM - 1AM)
Solemn Mass from Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica. Publication and
delivery of the Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation.
Day 2 of the Holy Fathers Visit to Mexico begins with the Solemn Mass
from the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. The daily events conclude with
Pope John Paul IIs publication and delivery of the Postsynodal Apostolic
LIVE Saturday, Jan. 23, 9AM - 1:30PM (Encores Saturday, Jan. 23,
1:30PM- 6 PM & Sat., Jan. 23, 10PM to Sunday, Jan. 24, 7AM)
Arrival in helicopter to Autodromo Hermanso Rodriguez Racetrack.
Day 3 begins with Pope John Paul IIs arrival via helicopter to
Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack. He will travel along the racetrack to greet the
expected 5 million who have gathered to see him an attend this special Papal Mass. The
Pope will also visit the sick at the Adolfo Lopez Mateos Hospital.
LIVE Sunday, Jan. 24, 9AM - 1:30PM (Encores Sunday, Jan. 24, 1:30PM
til 7 PM & Sun. at 10PM til Monday, Jan. 25, 7AM)
Pope John Paul II goes to Estadio Azteca to meet with
representatives of all generations of this century.
Day 4 begins with Pope John Paul IIs arrival via the Popemobile at
Axteca Stadium. The Holy Father will meet with representatives of every generation of this
century in a symbolic act of unity as the Church prepares for the New Millennium.
LIVE Monday, Jan. 25, 4PM - 9:30PM (Encores Monday, Jan. 25, at 10PM -
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 3AM)
The Holy Father concludes his trip to Mexico with the dismissal
ceremony at the International Airport in Mexico City.
The Holy Father concludes his trip in Mexico with the departure ceremony at
the International Airport in Mexico City.
LIVE Tuesday, Jan. 26, 9AM - 12Noon (Encores Tuesday, Jan. 26 10PM -
Coverage of Pope John Paul II's arrival and welcome ceremony in
St. Louis, Missouri.
EWTN will continue coverage of Pope John Paul IIs arrival and welcome
ceremony at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis, Missouri. Archbishop
Justin Rigali, President Bill Clinton, and members of the St. Louis community are expected
to attend. The Holy Father then departs for the Archbishops residence via the
Popemobile. Pope John Paul II will conclude the day by attending the "Light of the
World Papal Youth Gathering" at the Keil Center, a sport complex in St. Louis.
LIVE Tuesday, Jan. 26, 12Noon - 8:30PM (Encores Tuesday, Jan. 26,
12Midnight - Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7AM)
Solemn Mass with Pope John Paul II at Transworld Dome in St.
EWTNs final day of Papal coverage begins with the Solemn Papal Mass
at Transworld Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Pope departs for lunch with the Bishops and
Cardinals at the Archbishops residence. In the evening, the Holy Father will travel
to the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis for Evening Prayer and a speech. Final Papal
coverage concludes with the Popes departure ceremony at Lambert-St. Louis
International Airport. Archbishop Justin Rigali, Vice President Al Gore, and members of
the St. Louis community are expected to attend.
LIVE Wednesday, Jan. 27, 9AM - 9PM (Encores Wednesday, Jan. 27,
10PM- Thursday, Jan. 28, 7AM)
ALL TIMES EASTERN