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.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Interested in becoming Catholic, finishing your Sacraments of Initiation, or learning more about the faith?
The RCIA Journey begins on September 24!
Every Sunday June through October
Immediately following Shrine Devotions (approximately 12:30 PM), come for a tour and history presentation of the basilica with one of our friars!
The OLC Shrine Chorale begins rehearsals again on September 20! All are invited—no audition required!
Join a wonderful group of musicians to make beautiful music to our Lord in the amazing acoustics of our basilica!
| Hope and Healing Mass
Saturday, October 7 at 11:00 AM - Upper Basilica
The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated within Mass. Following Mass, all present may come forward to receive a blessing with the relic of the True Cross
All children of our parish in grades 1-8 are invited to join the OLC Children's Choir! Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays from 3:15-4:00pm in the choir loft of the basilica.
OLC Pumpkin Walk
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 November 3. If there is a large pilgrimage group or funeral, the Mass will be moved to the Upper Basilica.
Weekend Mass Schedule
Monday through Saturday: 11 AM
Every Sunday Shrine Devotions
Rosary at the Shrine Altar
Day of Adoration