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.

 

car blessing

 

Have you seen our car wrap?  Join Father Tom Merril, OFM Conv. and Father John Bamman OFM Conv.
for a car blessing!

 

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.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Shrine Devotions
immediately following
the 11 AM Mass
Includes Confraternity Enrollment,
Litany, and Prayers for Healing
with Blessing of the
Relic of the True Cross

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Transitus of St. Francis
7 PM OSC

Monday, October 4, 2021
Feast Day of St. Francis
11 AM Mass OSC

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Our Lady of the Rosary
Masses at 7 and 11 AM
in the OSC
1:30 PM Marian Devotions
Upper Basilica

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Mass in honor of
St. Gerard Majella
for those expecting
or trying to conceive a child
Shrine Devotions immediately
following the 11 AM Mass

Saturday, October 30, 2021
Hope and Healing Mass
11 AM in the Upper Basilica
Prayers for Healing and
Anointing of the Sick

Monday, November 1
All Saints Day
Not a Holyday of Obligation
Mass at 11 AM
Upper Basilica

Tuesday, November 2
All Souls Day
Masses 7AM in the Lower
11 AM
in the Upper Basilica

Mass of Remembrance
7 PM Upper Basilica

Sunday, November 14
Parish Mission
Igniting the Fire
with Matthew Leonard
6:30 PM in the Basilica

Monday, November 15
Parish Mission
Igniting the Fire
with Matthew Leonard
6:30 PM in the Basilica

 

 

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 or a Pilgriage Group, 
then Upper Basilica)

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

Confessions
Saturday: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Prayers with Pilgrims
First Sunday of the Month
following 11 AM Mass
(Individual Prayer and
Blessing with the Relic of the True Cross)

Family Rosary:
Tuesdays at 4 PM

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

Day of Adoration
Tuesday after 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Adoration & Confession
Second Sunday of the Month
Shrine Park: 6 - 8 PM (May - Oct.)
Upper Basilica: 5 - 7 PM (Nov. - April)