Dear friends, colleagues, partners,
It is our great pleasure to inform you that Holy Father Pope Francis will visit Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 6th of June, 2015 for one day visit. You can find and follow detailed program of Pope's visit to Sarajevo on www.papa.ba.
In his announcement of this visit on in St. Peter's Square, Holly Father said: "I ask today that you pray so that my visit to that dear population may be an encouragement for the Catholic faithful, arouse ferments of good and contribute to the consolidation of brotherhood and peace, of interreligious dialogue and friendship." We would like to invite you to join us in prayers for this visit too.
In the light of Pope's visit, Caritas Bishops' Conference of Bosnia and Herzegovina organizes a suitable program for colleagues from Caritas network, who intended to join this event and to arrive to Sarajevo earlier.
Caritas can provide tickets for entering at the Kosevo stadium to participate at the Holly Mass, celebrated by Holy Father.
If you are interesting to join Holy Mass joint together under the Caritas flag please inform us the latest till 5th of May, 2015 on email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please send us information if you intend to join program two days before Holy Father's visit organized by Caritas. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide you accommodation.
Program planned by Caritas staff is symbolic but significant.
Thursday, 4th of June, 2015 at 5 PM pleasant gathering of friends from Caritas network and interactive presentation of work of Caritas BiH.
Friday, 5th of June, 2015 in the morning there will be opportunity to visit some significant places in Sarajevo with our volunteers who will guide the groups. At 4 PM in Catholic School Centre will be organized public speaking about wartime events, but also about Peace and Reconciliation after the war as one the main activities in the Caritas Peace Building Project. At 7 PM we will join adoration with youths and volunteers in Parish Stup Sarajevo.
Saturday June 6th, 2015 HOLY MASS at 11 AM will be celebrated by Holy Father Pope Francis at the Kosevo stadium.
All groups or individuals who are interested to join program and a Mass need to register by May 5th, 2015. Please register on email email@example.com stating name, surname, country /Caritas you are coming from, how many people are in the group, contact phone and email address. To all registered people/groups we will send detailed information’s.
Feel free to share this information to the all interested peoples, groups, Diocesan/National Caritas organisations.
Looking forward meeting you in Sarajevo in June