Mass is celebrated regularly at the Shrine. We welcome all to join us.
2017 Holy Day and Special Occasion Schedule Changes
|January 1||New Year's Day | Shrine closed, except for Mass at 1:30pm|
|January 4||Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton's Feast Day | Mass 1:30pm|
|February 2||Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord and Candlemas|
|February 3||Feast of St. Blaise - Blessing of Throats|
|February 22||Feast of Chair of Saint Peter | Mass 1:30pm|
|March 1||Ash Wednesday | Mass 1:30pm|
|April 9||Palm Sunday | Mass 1:30pm, No Confession|
|April 13||Holy Thursday | Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:30pm, No 1:30pm Mass|
|April 14||Good Friday | Stations of the Cross 12:00pm, Service at 3:00pm|
|April 15||Easter Vigil | Mass 8:00pm|
|April 16||Easter Sunday | Mass 1:30pm, Basilica open 1:00-3:00pm, all other sites closed|
|April 23||Divine Mercy Sunday | Mass 1:30pm|
|June 18||Feast of Corpus Christi | Mass 1:30, view Events Calendar for Procession details|
|August 15||The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary | Not a Holy Day of Obligation in 2017|
|November 1||All Saints’ Day | 1:30pm|
|December 8||The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary | Confession 12:15-1:15 and Mass 1:30|
|December 24||Christmas Eve, The Nativity of Our Lord | Mass 7:30pm|
If you are a priest interested in concelebrating or saying a mass in the Basilica, please provide in advance a Letter of Good Standing from your bishop or superior. The Archdiocese of Baltimore requires this letter include the date of your visit. For questions, please contact the Worship Coordinator at 301-447-7058.
Monday-Friday and Sunday
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.