Mass Schedules

The Basilica is closed until further notice due to COVID-19.

Livestreaming Sundays at 12:00 pm ET

Sunday Masses

Vigil:
5:15 p.m. (Saturday)

Morning:
7:30, 9:00, 10:30

Afternoon:
12:00 (Solemn Liturgy), 1:30 (en español),
4:30

Daily Masses (Monday-Saturday)

Morning:
7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30

Afternoon:
12:10 and 5:15

Holy Days of Obligation Masses

Vigil Mass: 5:15 p.m.

Morning:
7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 10:00

Afternoon:
12:00 and 5:15

Confession Schedules

Sunday

10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m. (en español)
2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.

Monday to Saturday

7:45a.m. to 8:15a.m.
10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
3:30p.m. to 6:00p.m.

No Confessions on:

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

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Blessing of the Bambinelli and Lighting of the Christmas Tree

December 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Bambinelli

Following in the annual papal tradition in Saint Peter’s Square, the National Shrine will host its annual Blessing of the Bambinelli and Lighting of the Christmas Tree on Sunday, December 22, 2019, at the 4:30 p.m. Mass. The faithful are invited to bring the Baby Jesus from their Nativity scene to be blessed at the National Shrine on this Fourth Sunday of Advent.

At the conclusion of the Mass and Blessing of the Bambinelli, the National Shrine will bless and ceremoniously light the Christmas Tree as we prepare for the birth of Jesus.

 

Details

Date:
December 22, 2019
Time:
4:30 pm
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