Thursday 15 January 2015
17:45 Arrival at Villamor Air Base in Manila
OFFICIAL WELCOME

Friday 16 January 2015
09:15 WELCOME CEREMONY at the Malacañan Palace
COURTESY VISIT TO THE PRESIDENT

10:15 MEETING WITH THE AUTHORITIES and the DIPLOMATIC CORPS at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall of the Presidential Palace

11:15 HOLY MASS with the bishops, priests, women and men religious at the Cathedral – Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Manila

17:30 MEETING with the FAMILIES at the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila

Saturday 17 January 2015

08:15 Departure by plane from Manila for Tacloban

09:30 Arrival at the airport of Tacloban

10:00 HOLY MASS near Tacloban International Airport
12:45 Lunch with some of the survivors of typhoon Yolanda at the Archbishop’s Residence in Palo l

15:00 Blessing of the Pope Francis Center for the Poor

15:30 MEETING with the Priests, Women and Men Religious, Seminarians and Families of the Survivors at the Cathedral of Palo

17:00 Departure by plane for Manila

18:15 Arrival at Villamor Air Base in Manila

Sunday 18 January 2015

09:45 Brief Meeting with the Religious Leaders of the Philippines at the Pontifical University of Santo Tomas in Manila

10:30 MEETING WITH THE YOUTH at the Sports Field of the University

15:30 HOLY MASS at Rizal Park in Manila

Monday 19 January 2015

09:45 Leave Taking Ceremony at the Presidential Pavilion of Villamor Air Base in Manila

10:00 Departure by plane from Manila for Rome
17:40 Arrival at the airport of Rome/Ciampino

The following is a list of holidays for 2015, declared by virtue of Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, unless otherwise specified:

January 1, 2015, Thursday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)

January 2, 2015, Friday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)

February 19, 2015, Thursday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)

February 25, 2015, Wednesday – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday)

April 2, 2015, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)

April 3, 2015, Friday – Good Friday (Regular holiday)

April 4, 2015, Saturday – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)

April 9, 2015, Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)

May 1, 2015, Friday – Labor Day (Regular holiday)

June 12, 2015, Friday – Independence Day (Regular holiday)

August 21, 2015, Friday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)

August 31, 2015, last Monday of August – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)

November 1, 2015, Sunday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)

November 30, 2015, Monday – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

December 24, 2015, Thursday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)

December 25, 2015, Friday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)

December 30, 2015, Wednesday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)

December 31, 2015, Thursday – Last day of the year (Special non-working day)

What are you doing this new year eve?  Let me guess, you  will stay up late , have a blast at a party with family and  friends, have lots of money in your wallet or pocket to start the new year , eat a lot of food, drink wine, kiss someone your loved ones or your someone special at midnight .In the morning  watch a parade, go to the mall  and  then make some New Year’s resolutions.

Am I right to at least two or three I  have mentioned above?