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! 

Click here for a registration form or contact Anne Gerber (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information.

Upcoming Events

Every Sunday June through October

Tour1Immediately following Shrine Devotions (approximately 12:30 PM), come for a tour and history presentation of the basilica with one of our friars!

Shrine Chorale

Shrine Chorale

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
(Patronal Feast of the Diocese of Toledo)

Symbols - Anointing of the SicK

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

Children's Choir

Childrens Choir

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

Mark your calendars for our parish fall party 10/21 starting at 5pm. Join us for kids games and activities, soup and chili cook off, trunk or treat, and the second annual lighted pumpkin walk.
We are in need of pumpkins to make this a successful event. Please sign up to carve a pumpkin. You can leave the pumpkin on the OLC School lawn on 10/20 and they will be placed all around the park to light our way. Please sign up on this link:
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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 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
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)

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, Litany,
Individual Prayer with the
Blessing with the Relic of the True Cross)

Rosary at the Shrine Altar
Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Day of Adoration
Tuesdays 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Family Rosary
Tuesdays at 4 PM