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Vigil Mass (Saturday):
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Mass times vary. Please see individual event pages.
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
24 Hours for the Lord: 40 Hours Devotion Opening Mass and Closing Mass
March 11 @ 5:15 pm
In observance of Pope Francis’ annual Lenten initiative “24 Hours for the Lord,” the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will once again host 40 Hours Devotion.
The Basilica’s “24 Hours for the Lord: 40 Hours Devotion” Lenten observance will begin with an Opening Mass on Thursday, March 11, at 5:15 p.m. and conclude with a Closing Mass on Saturday, March 13, at 4:30 p.m.
The Opening Mass will be celebrated by the Most Reverend Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States. Solemn Exposition will take place continuously, to include overnight hours, through the Closing Mass on Saturday, March 13, at 4:30 p.m. The Closing Mass will be celebrated by Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available during the Basilica’s regularly scheduled hours (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) in the Great Upper Church.