Canonization of Pedro Calungsod: Schedule of Activities in Rome

Canonization of Pedro Calungsod: Schedule of Activities in Rome

Triduum of Holy Masses in Preparation for the Canonization

Day 1

– Thursday, October 18, 2012
– Mass: Mass of Saint Luke the Evangelist
– Venue: Basilica di Sant’ Agostino in Piazza di Sant’ Agostino 80, Rome
– Time: 3:45 p.m. (Holy Rosary)
4 p.m. (Holy Mass)
– Theme: Knowing our Catholic Faith
– Presider: Most Rev. John F. Du, D.D., Archbishop of Palo, Leyte
– Preacher: Most Rev. Precioso D. Cantillas, D.D., Bishop of Maasin, Leyte
– Choir: Coro de San Jacinto of Tuguegarao

Day 2

– Friday, October 19, 2012
– Mass: Votive Mass of the Most Holy Name of Jesus
– Venue: Chiesa del Gesu in Via degli Astalli 16, Rome
– Time: 3:45 p.m. (Holy Rosary)
4 p,.m. (Holy Mass)
– Theme: Living our Catholic Faith
– Presider: Most Rev. Angel N. Lagdameo, D.D., Archbishop of Jaro, Panay
– Preacher: Most Rev. Patricio A. Buzon, D.D., Bishop of Kabankalan, Negros
– Choir: Coro de San Jacinto of Tuguegarao

Day 3

– Saturday, October 20, 2012
– Mass: Votive Mass of the Most Holy Name of Mary
– Venue: Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome
– Time: 9:45 a.m. (Holy Rosary)
10 a.m. (Holy Mass)
– Theme: Proclaiming our Catholic Faith
– Presider: Gaudencio B. Cardinal Rosales, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila
– Preacher: Most Rev. Orlando B. Quevedo, D.D., Archbishop of Cotabato, Mindanao
– Choir: University of the Visayas Chorale

Solemn Vigil


– Venue: Chiesa di Santa Pudenziana in Via Urbana 160, Rome
– Time: 6:30 p.m. (Personal testimonies of Blessed Pedro Calungsod)
7 p.m. (Film showing on Blessed Pedro Calungsod)
8:30 p.m. (Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Liturgy of the Word, Examination of Conscience, Confessions and Holy Rosary, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament)
– Presider: Most Rev. Luis Antonio G. Tagle, D.D., Archbishop of Manila
– Choir: Mandaue Children and Youth Chorus

Canonization Day, Sunday, October 21, 2012

Canonization Rites:


– Venue: Saint Peter’s Square, Vatican City
– Time: 9:15 a.m. (Holy Rosary)
10 a.m. (Holy Mass and Canonization Rites)
Presider: His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
Choir: Sistine Chapel Choir

Thanksgiving Luncheon for Special Guests


– Venue: Pontifico Collegio Filippino
– Time: 1 p.m.
– Performers: University of the Visayas Chorale

Solemn Vespers of Saint Pedro Calungsod


– Venue: Chiesa di Santa Pudenziana in Via Urbana 160, Rome
– Time: 6 p.m.
– Presider: Most Rev. Jose S. Palma, D.D., Archbishop of Cebu
– Choir: Mandaue Children and Youth Chorus

Solemn Procession of Saint Pedro Calungsod


– Route: Around the vicinity of the Chiesa di Sanra Pudenziana
– Time: Right after the Solemn Vespers

Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 22, 2012


– Mass: Votive Mass of Saint Pedro Calungsod
– Venue: Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City
– Time: 7:45 a.m. (Holy Rosary)
8 a.m. (Holy Mass)
– Theme: Our Vocation to Sanctity
– Presider: Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu
– Preacher: Most Rev. Anthony S. Apuron, D.D., Archbishop of Agana, Guam
– Choir: Mandaue Children and Youth Chorus