Special Events

An Exclusive Interview with the National Symphony Orchestra

For the first time in almost twenty years, the National Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert in the Great…

Watch: Together with Notre-Dame de Paris: A Benefit Concert at the Basilica

On April 26, 2019, over 2,000 people attended “Together with Notre-Dame de Paris: A Benefit Concert at the Basilica.” Organized…

Palm Sunday, Holy Week & Easter at the Basilica

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the largest Catholic Church in the United States and one…

Basilica to Observe “24 Hours for the Lord”

In observance of “24 Hours for the Lord,” the Lenten initiative launched by Pope Francis, the Basilica of the National…

Lenten Reflections at the National Shrine

The season of Lent is a time to reflect on the solemnity of the Lord’s sacrifice and prepare our hearts…