Mass Schedules

Livestreaming Sundays at 12:00 pm ET

Sunday Masses

Morning:
9:00 a.m.

Afternoon:
12:00 noon, 2:30 p.m. (en español), and 4:30 p.m.

Daily Masses (Monday-Saturday)

Morning:
8:00 a.m.

Afternoon:
12:10 p.m.

Holy Days of Obligation Masses

Mass times vary. Please see individual event pages.

Confession Schedules

Sunday

There will be no Confessions on Sundays until further notice.

Monday through Saturday

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

No Confessions on:

Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

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2021 National Prayer Vigil for Life

January 28 - January 29

The 2021 National Prayer Vigil for Life will take place Thursday, January 28, through Friday, January 29. Please note that, due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are significant changes to the schedule and limitations for in-person participation. However, we invite you to join us virtually via livestream on our website and via broadcast on EWTN.

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 8pm – 11pm

8:00 p.m.                     National Rosary for Life

8:30 p.m.                     Opening Mass

Celebrant & Homilist: Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas – Chairman, USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities

10:00 p.m.                   Holy Hour for Life

Please Note:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, participation in the 2021 National Rosary for Life, the Opening Mass, and the Holy Hour is VIRTUAL ONLY via livestream on our website and via broadcast on EWTN. The Basilica will be closed to the public for these events. There is no registration, concelebration, or admittance for clergy or religious. There is no registration or admittance for seminarians. The Basilica looks forward to the resumption of its regular schedule and operations for the 2022 National Prayer Vigil for Life. Thank you for your understanding!

Friday, January 29, 2021, 8am – 9am

8:00 a.m.                    Closing Mass

Celebrant & Homilist: Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore – Chairman-Elect, USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities

Please Note:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions in the District of Columbia, the Basilica is limited to 250 persons inside at any one time. On this account, participation in the Closing Mass will be limited to 250 and will require advanced registration. Those who enter must follow all protocols and procedures. There is no registration, concelebration, or special admittance for clergy or religious. There is no registration or special admittance for seminarians. The Closing Mass will be available virtually via livestream on our website and via broadcast on EWTN. The Basilica looks forward to the resumption of its regular schedule and operations for the 2022 National Prayer Vigil for Life. Thank you for your understanding!

Confession Schedule

On Friday, Jan 29, Confession will be from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday, Jan 30, Confession will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Media Coverage:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a very limited number of media credentials will be issued for coverage of the 2021 National Prayer Vigil for Life. Media must submit the Media Credential Request Form no later than January 15, 2021, for consideration. Submission of a request is not a guarantee of credentials. Media will be notified via email on January 20, 2021, as to whether their request has been/has not been granted. Thank you for your understanding!

Media Credential Request Form

Details

Start:
January 28
End:
January 29
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