The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation welcomes you. The Basilica is open for prayer at any time of day or night.   Please note the schedule for Masses, Devotions and the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the right hand column of this page.  Come and experience the consolation of our Blessed Mother’s intercession.

viligil light altar

Light a Vigil Light

Here at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, vigil lights burn throughtout the upper and lower Basilica. Each burning flame represents the faith and prayers entrusted to Our Lady's loving intercession.


Please note:  our weekday Masses and Adoration move to the Lower Basilica on Monday, November 1 for the winter, unless a large pilgrimage group or funeral. 




Upcoming Events

Every Sunday Shrine Devotions
Hymn to the Blessed Mother,

Confraternity Enrollment,
Litany, and Prayers for Healing
and Blessing with the
Relic of the True Cross

Sunday, December 4
Craft Bazaar
at Our Lady of Consolation School
10 AM - 3 PM

Thursday, December 8
Immaculate Conception: Mass
7 AM, 11 AM & 7 PM

Sunday, December 11
A Christmas Tapestry
Music for Solo Piano
with Ryan Neal
4:30 PM

Saturday, December 24
Christmas Eve Masses
5 PM & Midnight

Sunday, December 25
Christmas Day Masses
9 AM & 11 AM

Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday: 5 PM

Sunday: 9 & 11 AM

Daily Masses
Monday through Saturday: 11 AM
*(May-Oct in the Original Shrine Church)
*(Nov-April in the Lower Basilica)
*Unless a Funeral, t
hen Upper Basilica)

Tuesday through Friday: 7 AM
(May-Oct in the Original Shrine Church)
(Nov-April in the Lower Basilica)

Saturday: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Lower Basilica

Sunday Shrine Devotions
Immediately following the
11 AM Mass
(Hymn to our Blessed Mother,
Enrollment into the Confraternity
of Our Lady, Litany,
Individual Prayer with the
Blessing with the Relic of the True Cross)

Rosary at the Shrine Altar:
Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Day of Adoration
Tuesdays 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Family Rosary:
Tuesdays at 4 PM