Mass Schedules

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

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

Afternoon:
12:10 and 5:15

View the Advent and Christmas Season Schedule

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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December 2019

Archdiocese of Washington Walk with Mary Pilgrimage in Honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 14
Walk with Mary

The Archdiocese of Washington’s annual Walk with Mary procession and Mass to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, will…

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Annual Children’s Christmas Eve Mass

December 24 @ 4:30 pm

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception invites the faithful to the annual Christmas Eve Children’s Mass…

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Choral Meditations on the Nativity and Solemn Mass on Christmas Eve

December 24 @ 9:00 pm
Broadcasts: EWTN, Facebook, YouTube

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception invites you to join us on December 24, as we…

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Choral Meditations on the Nativity

December 24 @ 10:00 pm
Choral Concert for Commemoration of All Souls

Come and experience the uplifting sounds of the Choir of the Basilica this Christmas Eve. Repertoire to be announced. All…

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2019 Christmas Dinner Volunteer Registration

December 25
Baldachin at Christmas

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will provide meals for hundreds of poor, homeless, elderly, and…

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January 2020

2020 National Prayer Vigil for Life

January 23, 2020 - January 24, 2020
Broadcasts: EWTN, Facebook, YouTube 
Opening Vigil Mass for Life

We invite you to join us for the 2020 National Prayer Vigil for Life, which will take place Thursday, January…

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The Catholic University of America Patronal Feast Day Mass

January 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Broadcasts: EWTN, Facebook, YouTube
St. Thomas Aquinas Mass

The Catholic University of America invites you to join in celebrating their patronal feast day in honor of Saint Thomas…

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March 2020

First Sunday of Lent and Vespers

March 1, 2020
Lenten Sunday

As we draw near to the great Paschal Feast and the entire Easter Season, we invite you to join us…

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April 2020

Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper

April 9, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
Broadcasts: EWTN, Facebook, YouTube 
Holy Thursday

No Masses in the morning. Confessions 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Crypt Church As we prepare our hearts and minds…

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Solemn Easter Vigil Mass

April 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Broadcasts: EWTN, Facebook, YouTube 
Easter vigil

Extended Confessions 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Solemn Easter Vigil Mass 8:00 pm, Great Upper Church The Most Rev. Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio…

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Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection

April 12, 2020
Easter Sunday

We invite you to join us in celebrating the Solemnity of the Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ…

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