October Special Events

Thursday, 3rd - Transitus of Saint Francis of Assisi
        7:00am Liturgy (Original Shrine Church)

Friday, 4th - Solemnity of Saint Francis of Assisi
        7:00am Mass (Original Shrine Church)
        11:00am Mass (Upper Basilica)
                Followed by Full Shrine Devotions

Saturday, 5th - Hope and Healing Mass
11:00am (Upper Basilica)
                 The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick celebrated within Mass
                 with individual blessings with the Relic of the True Cross following Mass

Sunday, 13th - Blessing of Expectant Mothers
        within Shrine Devotions following 11:00am Mass, all expectant mothers are invited to be present for a blessing

*Monday, October 21 - 53rd Anniversary of the Granting of the Title of Basilica
        11:00am Mass (Upper Basilica)


**In accord with the 1989 document Domus Ecclesiae, all who devoutly visit the basilica on this days and participate in any sacred rite or at least recite and Our Father and a Profession of Faith, may obtain a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions (sacramental confession, reception of Holy Communion, and prayer for the intention of the Supreme Pontiff).

Weekly Schedule

Weekend Mass Schedule (Upper Basilica)
  Saturday: 5:00pm   -   Sunday: 9:00am & 11:00am
     Devotions & Blessing with the Relic following Sunday 11:00am Mass
Daily Masses (Original Shrine Church)
  Monday through Saturday: 11:00am
  Tuesday through Friday: 7:00am
Confessions (Lower Basilica)
  Saturdays: 3:30 - 4:30pm
Eucharistic Adoration 
(Lower Basilica)
  Tuesdays: 7:30am - 4:30pm 
Family Rosary (Lower Basilica)
  Tuesdays: 4:00pm
Rosary before the Shrine Altar (Upper Basilica)
  Thursdays: 6:30 PM

Thursdays: Bingo - 6:30 PM at the Shrine Cafeteria

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