Coronavirus Updates

Basilica Reopens to the Public

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will reopen on Monday, June 22, in accordance with Phase…

The Music of the Easter Season: Adapting to the Challenges of Coronavirus

From the Basilica Music Department As ashes were distributed and the haunting strains of Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere mei, Deus filled the cavernous…

Hope Amidst the Challenge of Coronavirus: A Reflection from the Rector of the Basilica

Dear Friend of Mary’s Shrine, I think you will agree with me when I state, we have never lived in…

Basilica Adds Livestream of Devotions Following Livestream of Noon Mass for the Remaining Sundays of Lent

In an effort to provide for the faithful who rely on Mary’s Shrine as a place of prayer, peace and…

Basilica Closed to the Public Until Further Notice

Basilica Closed to the Public on March 17 at 12 Noon Until Further Notice Mass to be Livestreamed Sundays at…