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24 Hours for the Lord: 40 Hours Devotion
March 28, 2019
Opening Mass of 24 Hours for the Lord: 40 Hours Devotion
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 28, at 5:15pm and conclude with a Closing Mass on Saturday, March 30, at 5:15pm.
The Opening Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese of the Military Services, USA. Solemn Exposition will take place continuously, to include overnight hours, through the Closing Mass on Saturday, March 30, at 5:15pm. The Closing Mass will conclude with a Eucharistic Procession through the Great Upper Church followed by Solemn Benediction.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available during the Basilica’s regularly scheduled hours (7:45am – 8:15am; 10am – 12 noon; and 3:30pm to 6pm) in the Chapel of Our Lady of Hostyn, the Confessional Chapel.
The faithful are invited to spend time in Adoration before Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament during the National Shrine’s 40 Hours Devotion in observance of Pope Francis’ “24 Hours for the Lord” initiative.