The Basilica & 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.

Upcoming Events

Maximilian Kolbe Play

Sunday, April 21 at 7:00pm 

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ECCE Choral Concert

Sunday, April 28 at 3:00pm

Savior of the World edit 


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 are in the Lower Basilica through April 30. Beginning on Wednesday, May 1, Masses move to the Original Shrine Church. 

If there is a large pilgrimage group or funeral, the Mass will be moved to the Upper Basilica. Signs posted in the sanctuary of the Upper and Lower Basilicas will indicate where Mass is each day.




Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday: 5 PM

Sunday: 9 & 11 AM

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

Monday through Saturday: 11 AM
*(May-Oct in the Original Shrine Church)
*(Nov-April in the Lower Basilica)
*Unless there is a Funeral or large Pilgrimage Group, t
hen Upper Basilica)


Tuesday: 6:30-7:15 PM
Saturday: 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Lower Basilica

Every Sunday Shrine Devotions
Immediately following the
11 AM Mass
(Hymn to our Blessed Mother,
Enrollment into the Confraternity of Our Lady,
Prayers for Healing,
and Individual Blessings with the Relic of the True Cross)

Rosary at the Shrine Altar
Thursdays at 6:30 PM

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

Family Rosary
Tuesdays at 4 PM in front of the Blessed Sacrament