The Ultimate Guide to Pope Francis’ Visit to the USA

Keep up with the Holy Father’s visit from afar.

For those of us that can’t be on the East Coast for Pope Francis’s 2015 USA visit, here is a list of websites where you can watch all of the events LIVE.

Find the live feed for most events at EWTN and Vatican News.

In case you miss something, live and recorded events at WalkWithFrancis.

Washington DC

Tuesday September 22

4:00 EDT Land at Joint Base Andrews

Watch at EWTN, Catholic TV, or Walk with Francis. ETWN is live and uninterrupted in Spanish and English.

Wednesday September 23

9:15 AM EDT President Obama at the White House

Watch Live here. Watch video here. You can watch the arrival ceremony and find other information about the Pope’s trip.

11:30 AM EDT Prayer with Bishop’s of the US at St.Matthew’s Cathedral

It has been noted on several Catholic websites that this is likely to be private and not open to the public. If it is on the internet anywhere, the most likely bet is EWTN.

UPDATE: You can live streaming here.

4:15 PM EDT Mass of Canonization of Junipero Serra, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

The Mass can be viewed on Vatican News NetworkWalkWithFrancis, Catholic University of America, or The Washington Post websites.

Thursday SEPTEMBER 24

9:20 AM EDT Address to Joint Meeting of the United States Congress

The U.S. Congress will be hosting a ticketed jumbotron broadcast of the Pope’s address to Congress on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. The Speaker of the House’s website will be hosting video as well as these sites: –
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11:15 AM EDT Visit to St. Patrick in the City and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

Watch on the Archdiocese of Washington site.

4:00 PM EDT Depart from Joint Base Andrews

New York City

5:00 PM EDT Arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport

6:45 PM EDT Evening Prayer (Vespers) at St. Patrick’s Cathedral

 The event is open to clergy of St. Patrick’s Cathedral only. Watch live at


8:30 AM EDT  Visit to the United Nations and Address to the United Nations General Assembly

Web coverage by the United Nations found here.

11:30 AM EDT Multi-religious service at 9/11 Memorial and Museum, World Trade Center

Media outlets are planning a broadcast of the Pope’s visit to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. The coverage will be at the discretion of individual networks and local stations, but we anticipate significant media and press interest in the event.

4:00 PM EDT Visit to Our Lady Queen of Angels School, East Harlem

4:00 – 6:00 PM EDT Motorcade through Central Park

 6:00 PM EDT Mass at Madison Square Garden

Saturday SEPTEMBER 26

8:40 AM EDT Departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport


9:30 AM EDT Arrival at Atlantic Aviation, Philadelphia

10:30 AM EDT Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia

 The event is not open to the public and will be held exclusively for local religious and those with personal invitations.

4:45 PM EDT Visit to Independence Mall

Parade just prior to the Fesitival of Famililes

7:30 PM EDTVisit to the Festival of Families Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Coverage: –



9:15 AM EDT Meeting with bishops at St. Martin’s Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

11:00 AM EDT Visit to Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

Parade just prior to the Papal Mass

4:00 pM EDT Mass for the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families, Benjamin Franklin Parkway

7:00 PM EDT Visit with organizers, volunteers and benefactors of the World Meeting of Families, Atlantic Aviation

This event will closed off from the public and will be authorized access only.

8:00 PM EDT Departure for Rome


Additional Coverage:

Sioux Falls Diocese
Coverage noted throughout the Papal Visit  – Minnesota for local – South Dakota for local – UBER wheelchair accessible vehicles – Parking and driving insructions for Philadelphia

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