Thursday, December 22, 2005

The Pope Is Joyfully Busy

Dec. 22: He will hold a reception for the leaders of the Roman Curia, to exchange Christmas greetings.

Dec. 24: On Christmas Eve the Pope will preside at midnight Mass in the Vatican basilica.

Dec. 25: At noon, he will deliver his Urbi et Orbi blessing, with his Christmas message to the world, from the loggia of the basilica.

Dec 26: the feast of St. Stephen, the Pope will hold another Angelus audience.

Dec. 28: he will make his usual weekly public audience on Wednesday.

Dec. 31: New Year's Eve, the Pope will lead the singing of the Te Deum, in the Vatican basilica, in thanksgiving for the blessings of the passing year.

Jan. 1: he will celebrate Mass for the feast of Mary, Mother of God. He will also formally deliver his message for the World Day of Peace, with all members of the Vatican diplomatic corps invited to attend.

January 6: Ordaining new bishops on the feast of the Epiphany

January 8: baptizing babies on the feast of the Baptism of Christ.

January 9: the Pope will his annual address to the Vatican diplomatic corps, giving his rundown on the most important questions on the international scene.


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