World Meeting of Families 2015 Schedule

The World Meeting of Families includes a full week of workshops and worship in Philadelphia, but there is still plenty of time to Make It Montco during your visit. Plan some time to visit our attractions and restaurants during your stay at one of Montgomery County's many hotels while making sure not to miss a minute of the conference.



1:00 p.m. World Meeting Registration Opens


8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
1:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony
2:30 p.m. Keynote Session A
4:30 p.m. Evening Mass


8:30 a.m. Mass
10:30 a.m. Keynote Session B
11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch
3:00 p.m. Keynote Session C
4:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions


8:30 a.m. Mass
10:30 a.m. Keynote Session D
11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch
3:00 p.m. Keynote Session E
4:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions


8:30 a.m. Mass
10:30 a.m. Keynote Session D
11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions


Papal Tour of Philadelphia

Pope Francis will be arriving in the Philadelphia area on Saturday morning and will be making several public appearances throughout the day:

At 10:30 a.m., he will be conducting mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.

At 4:45 p.m., he will deliver an address at Independence Mall.

And at 7:30 p.m., he will attend the Festival of Families.

Festival of Families

The Festival of Families is the closing celebration for the World Meeting of Families. The event features concerts by Andrea Bocelli, Juanes, and the Philadelphia Orchestra, all of whom will be performing on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Pope Francis is scheduled to attend the event at 7:30 p.m.



World Meeting of Families Closing Mass

The World Meeting of Families officially concludes with a 4 p.m. mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Pope Francis will lead the mass, which is expected to draw millions of attendees.

Visit the World Meeting of Families Official Page for more details.


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