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.

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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.




Upcoming Events

Every Sunday Shrine Devotions
Hymn to the Blessed Mother,
Confraternity Enrollment,

Litany, and Prayers for Healing
with Blessing of the
Relic of the True Cross

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Mass in honor of
St. Gerard Majella
for those expecting
or trying to conceive a child
Shrine Devotions immediately
following the 11 AM Mass

Saturday, October 30, 2021
Hope and Healing Mass
11 AM in the Upper Basilica
Prayers for Healing and
Anointing of the Sick

Monday, November 1
All Saints Day
Not a Holyday of Obligation
Mass at 11 AM
Upper Basilica

Tuesday, November 2
All Souls Day
Masses 7AM in the Lower
11 AM
in the Upper Basilica

Mass of Remembrance
7 PM Upper Basilica

Sunday, November 7, 2021
   All Souls’ Cemetery Service
at 2 PM at St. Mary’s Cemetery

Sunday, November 14
Monday, November 15

Parish Mission
"Igniting the Fire"
with Matthew Leonard
6:30 PM in the Basilica

Thursday, November 25
Thanksgiving Mass
9 AM in the Upper Basilica



Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday: 5 PM

Sunday: 9 & 11 AM

Daily Masses
Monday through Saturday: 11 AM
*(May-Oct in the Original Shrine Church)
*(Nov-April in the Lower Basilica)
*Unless a Funeral or a Pilgriage Group, 
then Upper Basilica)

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

Saturday: 3:30 - 4:30 PM

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)

Family Rosary:
Tuesdays at 4 PM

Rosary at the Shrine Altar:
Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Day of Adoration
Tuesday after 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Adoration & Confession
Second Sunday of the Month
Shrine Park: 6 - 8 PM (May - Oct.)
Upper Basilica: 5 - 7 PM (Nov. - April)