Join us in Prayer at the Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Mass is available Monday-Friday at 1:30pm and Sunday at 11am and 1:30pm. Confession & Adoration are available prior to Mass from 12:15-1:15pm. The Basilica is open for prayer and tours daily 10am-5pm Sunday-Saturday.

2024 Holy Day and Special Occasion Schedule Changes

January 1 Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary | Mass 1:30pm
January 4 Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton's Feast Day | Mass 1:30pm on EWTN (no 1:30pm Mass)
February 2 Candlemas | Mass 1:30pm
February 14 Ash Wednesday | Mass 1:30pm
March 24 Palm Sunday | Mass 11am and 1:30pm
March 25 Annunciation of the Lord | Mass 1:30pm
March 28 Holy Thursday | Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:30pm; Adoration will follow until 12am | No 1:30pm Mass or Confession
March 29 Good Friday | Stations of the Cross 12pm, Service at 3pm, Confession 12:00-2:30pm - Shrine closes at 3pm
March 30 Easter Vigil | Mass 8:30pm - Shrine closes at 3pm
March 31 Easter Sunday | Mass 11am & 1:30pm - Shrine closed
April 7 Divine Mercy Sunday | Mass 11am & 1:30pm, Additional Holy Hour following the 1:30pm Mass
May 12 Ascension of the Lord | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
May 19 Pentecost | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
May 26 The Most Holy Trinity | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
June 2 Feast of Corpus Christi | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
August 15 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary | Mass 1:30pm
September 14 Anniversary of Mother Seton's Canonization | Mass 1:30pm
November 1 All Saints' Day | Mass 1:30pm
November 2 All Souls' Day | Mass 1:30pm
November 28 Thanksgiving | Mass 11am
December 24 Christmas Eve, The Nativity of our Lord | 7pm
December 25 Christmas Day | 11am

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.


As a Minor Basilica, we are not associated with a specific parish. As a result, there are some sacraments that we cannot perform for visitors or the general public, like Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals.


Monday-Friday at 1:30pm and Sunday at 11am & 1:30 p.m.


Monday-Friday and Sunday
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Adoration also available
during these hours.