September 19 (Rome, Havana)
10.15am – Departure from Rome for Havana.
4.05pm – Arrival ceremony at Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport. Speech by pope.
September 20 (Havana)
9am – Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square. Homily by Pope. Recitation of the Angelus.
4pm – Courtesy visit with Cuba’s President Raul Castro in Havana’s Palace of the Revolution.
5.15pm – Celebration of vespers with priests, religious and seminarians in Havana’s cathedral. Homily by Pope.
6.30pm – Greeting to young people at the Father Felix Varela cultural center in Havana. Remarks by Pope.
September 21 (Havana, Holguin, Santiago de Cuba, El Cobre)
8am – Departure by air for Holguin, Cuba.
9.20am – Arrival at Holguin’s Frank Pais International Airport.
10.30am – Mass in Holguin’s Revolution Square. Homily by pope.
3.45pm – Blessing of the city of Holguin from Cross Hill (Loma de la Cruz).
4.40pm – Departure by air for Santiago de Cuba.
5.30pm – Arrival at Santiago de Cuba’s Antonio Maceo International Airport.
7pm – Meeting with bishops at the seminary of St. Basil the Great in El Cobre.
7.45pm – Prayer to Our Lady of Charity with bishops and the papal entourage in the Minor Basilica of the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre.
September 22 (El Cobre, Santiago de Cuba, Washington DC)
8am – Mass in the Minor Basilica of the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre. Homily by pope.
11am – Meeting with families in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Assumption in Santiago de Cuba. Speech by pope. Blessing of the city from the outside of the cathedral.
12.15pm – Farewell ceremony at Santiago de Cuba’s International Airport.
12.30pm – Departure for Washington, DC USA
4pm – Arrival at Andrews Air Force Base. Official USA welcome.