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.
2023 Holy Day and Special Occasion Schedule Changes
|Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary | Mass 1:30pm
|Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton's Feast Day | Mass 1:30pm on EWTN (no 1:30pm Mass)
|Candlemas | Mass 1:30pm
|Ash Wednesday | Mass 1:30pm
|Palm Sunday | Mass 11am and 1:30pm
|Annunciation of the Lord | Mass 1:30pm
|Holy Thursday | Mass of the Lord's Supper 7:30pm; Adoration will follow until 11pm | No 1:30pm Mass or Confession
|Good Friday | Stations of the Cross 12pm, Service at 3pm, Confession 12:30-2:30pm
|Easter Vigil | Mass 8:30pm
|Easter Sunday | Mass 11am & 1:30pm - Shrine closes at 3pm
|Divine Mercy Sunday | Mass 11am & 1:30pm, Additional Holy Hour following the 1:30pm Mass
|Ascension of the Lord | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
|Pentecost | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
|The Most Holy Trinity | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
|Feast of Corpus Christi | Mass 11am & 1:30pm
|The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary | Mass 1:30pm
|Anniversary of Mother Seton's Canonization | Mass 1:30pm
|All Saints' Day | Mass 1:30pm
|All Souls' Day | Mass 1:30pm
|Thanksgiving | Mass 11am
|Christmas Eve, The Nativity of our Lord | 7pm
|Christmas Day | 11am
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.