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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

Concelebrating Requests

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.