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Basilica to Celebrate a Special Mass and Present Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Donations Received for the Restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Thursday, September 16 at 12:10 pm His Eminence Wilton Cardinal Gregory Archbishop of Washington Celebrant and Homilist Reverend Monsignor Patrick…

Basilica Announces New Director of Liturgy: Father Ismael Ayala to Succeed Father Michael Weston

His Eminence, Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory, Archbishop of Washington and Chairman of the National Shrine Board of Trustees, has released…

Basilica to Resume Pre-Pandemic Sunday Mass Schedule on Pentecost

Daily Masses, Devotions, and Confession to be Expanded Beginning with Pentecost, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate…

Basilica Chosen by the Holy See to Lead Worldwide Rosary to Pray for an End to the Pandemic

Monday, May 17 at 12 pm ET/6 pm in Rome – Faithful Invited to Join In-Person or Online The Basilica…

Basilica Congregation Capacity Increased to 1,000 for Holy Week & Easter

Additional Tickets Available at 5 p.m. today at www.nationalshrine.org/mass-registration The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is pleased…

Basilica Resumes 24 Hours for the Lord: 40 Hours Devotion

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will resume 40 Hours Devotion in observance of Pope Francis’…

Basilica to Resume Sunday Vigil Mass on Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Beginning with the First Sunday of Lent

Beginning with the First Sunday of Lent, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will resume its…

Basilica to Join Nationwide Memorial & Tribute in Honor of the Lives Lost to COVID-19

January 19, 2021 Basilica to Join Nationwide Memorial & Tribute in Honor of the Lives Lost to COVID-19 3.6 Ton…

Basilica to Implement Registration & Ticketing for the First Time

Basilica to Implement Registration & Ticketing for the First Time For Sundays and Holy Days beginning December 20 through the…

Statement from Monsignor Walter Rossi on the Elevation of Archbishop Wilton Gregory to the College of Cardinals

On behalf of the priests, religious, and staff of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, I…