Calendar of the Great Jubilee 

General Index


Holy Land 
Papal trip to Holy Land: 21-26 March 2000
Ecumenical Assembly: In his encyclical Tertio Millennio Adveniente, Pope John Paul called for an assembly of all Christians, to take place during the Jubilee year in the land where Jesus lived. That event has not yet been scheduled.


18 -25 January. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
- During the course of this week there will be ecumenical
celebrations in the basilicas and churches of Rome, at
which representatives of Christian communions will
preside. Only the major ones are listed here.

18 January.
*Basilica of St. Paul's Outside-the-Walls: Opening of the Holy Door and Ecumenical celebration of Vespers.

25 January. Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. 
- Basilica of St. Paul's Outside-the-Walls: an Ecumenical celebration for the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

7 May. The 3rd Sunday of Easter.
Commemoration of the Witnesses of Faith of the 20th Century 
- *Coliseum: Ecumenical Celebration

11 June. Solemnity of Pentecost. 
Day of Reflection and Prayer on the duties of Catholics toward others. Proclamation of Christ, testimonies and dialogue among religions
- *St. Peter's Basilica: Holy Mass

5 August. Vigil of the Feast of the Transfiguration 
- * Basilica of St. Mary Major: Prayer vigil in Response to the Appeal of Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople

October 3.
Day for Jewish-Christian dialogue

Assisi -  an ecumenical event to take place at a date to be determined