Join the Franciscan Friars in celebrating families!

Bring your family to share in Family Day, a long-standing tradition at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation.

11:00 am  -  Confessions in the Lower Basilica
12:00 noon  -  Mass with the Shrine Chorale and Childrens Choir in the Basilica
1:00 pm  -  Lunch will be provided Free by Our Lady of Consolation Shrine
                  and served near the flower garden next to the Basilica
2:30 pm - Devotions to Our Lady in the Upper Basilica
                - Marian Hymn
                - Enrollment in Confraternity of Our Lady
                - Rosary Procession
                - Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
                - Scripture Proclamation & Homily
                - Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
                - Prayers for Healing
                - Individual Blessing with the Relic of the True Cross
3:30 pm  -  Farewell Blessings

(If inclement weather lunch in the Shrine Cafeteria)