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Events

Exhibit on Junípero Serra

July 13 - November 23, 2015

Junípero Serra Exhibit on Display in Memorial Hall North

This exhibit is free and open to the public.



Our Lady of Hungary Chapel Dedication

Saturday, August 29, 2015

2:00 p.m.   Mass   Crypt Church
Donald Cardinal Wuerl
Archbishop of Washington
Celebrant
Péter Cardinal Erdő
Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest
Homilist
 



Knights Tower Tours

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Free and Open to the Public.  No tickets or reservations necessary.

Tower Tour Information

 



Mass for Father Vincent Capodanno (Servant of God)

Thursday, September 3, 2015

6:30 p.m. Mass Crypt Church
Most Reverend Timothy Broglio
Archbishop for the Military Services, USA
Celebrant & Homilist

Broadcast on EWTN

Link to Father Vincent Capodanno Website

Link to the Archdiocese for Military Services, USA Website



Indian American Catholic Association

Saturday, September 5, 2015

10:00 a.m.   Choir Practice   Visitors' Center

11:00 a.m.   Choir Practice (Main Choir)   Upper Church

12:30 p.m.   Banner/Umbrella Bearers Assemble   Mooney Walk

1:00 p.m.   Confessions   Confessional Chapel
1:00 p.m.   Procession Participants Assemble   Memorial Hall

2:00 p.m.   Rosary    Crypt Church
2:30 p.m.   Procession to Upper Church with Hymn & Prayers

3:00 p.m.   Pilgrimage Mass   Upper Church
Reverend Monsignor Walter R. Rossi - Opening Remarks
Most Reverend Filipe Neri Ferrao
Archbishop of Gao and Dama
Celebrant & Homilist

4:30 p.m.   Blessing & Dedication of Children   Crypt Church

5:00 p.m.   Novena Prayer   Crypt Church
Procession to Oratory & Blessing of Pilgrims



Slovak Catholic Federation/1st Catholic Slovak Union Pilgrimage

Saturday, September 12, 2015

11:30 a.m.   Arrival

12:00 noon   Tour Group #1

1:00 p.m.   Tour Group #2
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Confessions (Slovak & English)   Crypt Church

2:00 p.m.   Welcome   Upper Church
Monsignor Vito A. Buonanno
Director of Pilgrimages
Mr. Andrew Rajec
President, FCSU
2:15 p.m.   Blessing & Distribution of Rosaries   Upper Church
2:20 p.m.   Recitation of Rosary (Slovak & English)   Upper Church

3:00 p.m.   Pilgrimage Mass   Upper Church
Donald Cardinal Wuerl
Archbishop of Washington
Celebrant & Homilist
Prayer of Blessing at Chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows

4:15 p.m.   Final Blessing & Dismissal   Upper Church



Croatian Catholic Community Pilgrimage

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Info to Come!

Devotions to follow Mass in Croatian Chapels



The Fifth Centenary Celebration of the Birth of Saint Teresa of Jesus

"Living the Tersian Spirituality in Our World Today"

Saturday, September 19, 2015

9:15 a.m.   Morning Prayer and Rosary   Crypt Church

10:00 a.m.   Guest Speakers   Crypt Church
Speakers
Reverend Kieran Kavanaugh, OCD
Reverend Marc Foley, OCD
Mr. Ken Vaughan, OCDS

Lunch
 Book Signings   Book Store

2:00 p.m.   Mass   Crypt Church
Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout
Auxiliary Bishop of Washington
Celebrant & Homilist

Link to website 



Worldwide Children's Eucharistic Holy Hour

Friday, October 2, 2015

10:00 a.m.   Welcome & Opening Remarks   Upper Church

Lighting of "Fatima Candle" & Presentation of Petitions
Procession, Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Question & Answer Period

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Rosary
Benediction & Reposition

11:30 a.m.   Recessional   Upper Church

Link to the Worldwide Children's Eucharistic Holy Hour Website



Diocese of Arlington Pilgrimage

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Info to Come!

Pilgrimage led by Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde
Bishop of Arlington

Link to the Diocese of Arlington



International Day of Prayer and Fasting

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Info to Come!

Link to Website



Consecrated Life Pilgrimage

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Info to Come!
 



Solemnity of All Saints

Sunday, November 1, 2015

5:15 p.m.   Vigil Mass   Upper Church

7:30 a.m.   Mass   Crypt Church
9:00 a.m.   Mass   Upper Church
10:30 a.m.   Mass   Upper Church

12:00 noon   Mass   Upper Church

1:30 p.m.   Mass (Spanish)   Crypt Church

4:30 p.m.  Mass  Upper Church



Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed (All Souls)

Monday, November 2, 2015

7:00 a.m.    Mass   Crypt Church
7:30 a.m.   Mass   Blessed Sacrament Chapel
8:00 a.m.   Mass   Crypt Church
8:30 a.m.   Mass    Blessed Sacrament Chapel

12:10 noon   Solemn Mass   Crypt Church
5:15 p.m.   Mass   Crypt Church



Diocese of Trenton Pilgrimage

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Info to Come!

Pilgrimage led by Most Reverend David M. O'Connell, CM
Bishop of Trenton

Link to the Diocese of Trenton



Thanksgiving Day Schedule

Thursday, November 26, 2015

9:00 a.m.  Mass  Crypt Church
10:30 a.m.  Mass  Crypt Church
12:00 noon  Mass  Upper Church

NO CONFESSIONS or TOURS

CAFETERIA & SHRINE SHOPS ARE NOT OPEN

THE SHRINE CLOSES AT 3:00 p.m.



Annual Christmas Concert for Charity

Friday, December 4, 2015

7:30 p.m.  Great Upper Church

with the
Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
and the
Chorus and Symphony Orchestra of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
The Catholic University of America

Free Will Offering



Haitian Catholic Community

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Info to Come!
Pilgrimage led by Most Reverend Guy Sansaricq



Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

7:00 a.m.   Mass   Crypt Church
7:30 a.m.   Mass   Blessed Sacrament Chapel
8:00 a.m.   Mass   Crypt Church
8:30 a.m.   Mass   Blessed Sacrament Chapel

10:00 a.m.   Guides Commissioning Mass   Crypt Church

12:00 noon   Mass   Upper Church
EWTN Live

2:30 p.m.   Missionaries of Charity Profession Mass   Upper Church

5:15 p.m.   Mass   Upper Church



Christmas Eve Mass Schedule

Thursday, December 24, 2015

5:00 p.m. Children's Mass with Pagent

10:30 p.m.  Solemn Mass on Christmas Eve   Upper Church



Christmas Day Mass Schedule

Friday, December 25, 2015

7:30 a.m. Mass Crypt Church
9:00 a.m. Mass Upper Church
10:30 a.m. Mass Upper Church

12:00 noon Solemn Mass of Christmas Day Upper Church
Donald Cardinal Wuerl
Archbishop of Washington
Celebrant & Homilist
Live on EWTN

2:30 p.m. Spanish Mass  Upper Church
Live on EWTN

4:30 p.m. Mass Upper Church


 
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