San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for Morning Mass and a Pilgrimage to the National Mall to see Pope Francis!
St. Joseph Catholic Church
313 2nd St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Mass will begin at 6:00 AM and will be in English. Following Mass, pilgrims will receive a wristband allowing access to a designated viewing area along the Papal Parade route near the Ellipse and the Washington Monument.
Pilgrims will walk from St. Joseph's to the National Mall. Route instructions and a pilgrim guide will be provided at Mass. All pilgrims must go through the security gate at 15th St. and Jefferson St. SW (east of the Washington Monument) to be able to access the designated viewing area.
Note: The Papal Parade is a high security event. No food or drink may be brought in from the outside, but concessions will be available for purchase. Once inside the perimeter, attendees will not be allowed to leave and re-enter until the Holy Father’s Popemobile tour is complete. For a full list of restricted items, please visit www.walkwithfrancis.org/visit.
6:00 AM – Mass
6:45 AM – Begin Pilgrimage to Ellipse
7:00-10:00 AM – Arrive at Ellipse area and pass through security
10:00 AM – Security is expected to close
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM – Approximate time Pope Francis will drive through the area