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Palm Sunday Mass at Vatican with Pope Francis

Palm Sunday in the Christian church marks the beginning of Holy Week. It celebrates Jesus' journey into Jerusalem to celebrate the feast of the Passover. Palm leaves were spread before him by the crowd as a sign of a triumphal return - and to save him from the dust of the road. At 9.30 a.m. on the morning of Palm Sunday in Rome Pope Francis appears in St Peter's Square to celebrate mass and take part in one of the great Easter traditions in Rome - the solemn but very colorful procession of palms and the blessing of the faithful. Cardinals, Bishops and priests as well as the Pope and his closest clergy advisors all take part in a lengthy procession which winds through the Square to the altar in front of the Basilica, where mass is celebrated. The Pope's Palm Sunday sermon, delivered from the steps in front of St Peter's Basilica during the Palm Sunday mass, is traditionally known as the 'Angelus message'.

per adult from

$420

AUD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Pick-up and drop off with luxury transportation and private chauffeur
    • Private English-speaking tour escort at your disposal
    • Easter Mass admission tickets (free of charge)
    • Entry/Admission - Vatican City
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and beverages
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy

    Palm Sunday in the Christian church marks the beginning of Holy Week (Holy Week - also known as Easter week). It celebrates Jesus' journey into Jerusalem to celebrate the feast of the Passover. Palm leaves were spread before him by the crowd as a sign of a triumphal return - and to save him from the dust of the road. At 9.30 a.m. on the morning of Palm Sunday in Rome Pope Francis appears in St Peter's Square to celebrate mass and take part in one of the great Easter traditions in Rome - the solemn but very colorful procession of palms and the blessing of the faithful. This is a long ceremony which you should expect to last about three hours. Cardinals, Bishops and priests as well as the Pope and his closest clergy advisors all take part in a lengthy procession which winds through the Square to the altar in front of the Basilica, where mass is celebrated. Because palms are not readily available in Italy they are often replaced in Easter traditions with branches from olive trees which symbolize both local olive culture and peace. At Easter in Rome you will see the Pope blessing both. The Pope's Palm Sunday sermon, delivered from the steps in front of St Peter's Basilica during the Palm Sunday mass, is traditionally known as the 'Angelus message'. Palm Sunday has been designated World Youth Day in the Christian calendar and the Pope's Palm Sunday sermon is therefore always a message to the young people of the world, often linking the hardships and trials faced by today's youth to those of young people in Jesus' time .

    Duration: 5 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up at 7:00 at your accomodation (hotel, B&B, apartment). Please confirm us the pick upaddress.
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Service animals allowed
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when shared with 2 paying adults
    • This is a package service. Tickets are not available apart from the service
    • Security checks (like airport) is obligatory for everyone entering Vatican City
    • Wheelchair available on request. Please advise at time of booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Rome Italy Explora

Activity ID: V-120696P123

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