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Our Lady of Šiluva Golden Jubilee Exhibit

June 30 - October 17, 2016

Our Lady of Šiluva Golden Jubilee Art Exhibit
on Display in Memorial Hall North

This exhibit is free and open to the public.

Archdiocese of Newark Pilgrimage

Saturday, October 22, 2016

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.   Seminarians Arrive  Outside
10:30 a.m.   Pilgrims Arrivals Begin   Outside

11:00 a.m.   Liturgical Rehearsal   Upper Church
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.   Confessions   Lower Level Chapels

Arrival – 1:30 p.m. Free Time for
Private Prayer & Visit to Blessed Sacrament   Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Self Guided Tour of Basilica   (Guides: Upper Church chapels)

11:30 a.m.   Carillon Concert   Knights' Tower - Outside

12:30 p.m.   Organ Concert   Upper Church

1:30 p.m.   Procession of Banners   Upper Church
Tour of Faith   Upper Church
Monsignor Vito A. Buonanno

2:00 p.m.   Rosary   Upper Church
(Luminous Mysteries)

3:00 p.m.   Pilgrimage Mass   Upper Church
Most Reverend John J. Myers
Archbishop of Newark
Celebrant & Homilist

Link to the Archdiocese of Newark

Diocese of Brooklyn Pilgrimage

Saturday, October 29, 2016

9:00 a.m.   Arrival   Outside

11:30 a.m.   Ethnic Apostolate Representatives participating in the
Ceremony of Welcome & Rosary assemble in the Irish Oratory
off the Narthex of the Upper Church

12:00 noon   Welcome   Upper Church
Monsignor Vito A. Buonanno
12:15 p.m.   Opening Ceremony   Upper Church
Bishop’s Remarks
Procession to Sanctuary
Rosary (Joyful Mysteries)   Upper Church

1:00 p.m.   Free Time for: Confessions   Crypt Church
Guides available in Upper Church Chapels
Personal Prayer & Lunch

2:00 p.m.   Concert of Sacred Music   Upper Church
2:15 p.m.   Ethnic Apostolate Representatives participating
as Lectors & part of the Prayer of the Faithful assemble
in the Irish Oratory off the Narthex of the Upper Church
2:30 p.m.   Priests and deacons – Vesting in Upper Sacristy
Parish Representatives - Gathering in Memorial Hall

2:45 p.m.   Pilgrimage Liturgy   Upper Church

Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio
Bishop of Brooklyn

Celebrant and Homilist

Link to the Diocese of Brooklyn Website


Solemnity of All Saints

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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.   Mass   Crypt Church

12:00 noon  Mass  Upper Church

5:15 p.m.  Mass  Upper Church

Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed (All Souls)

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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 Altoona-Johnstown Pilgrimage

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Info to Come!

Pilgrimage Led by:
Most Reverend Mark L. Bartchak
Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown

Link to the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown

Diocese of Metuchen Pilgrimage

Saturday, November 19, 2016

11:00 a.m.   Arrival of Pilgrims   Outside

12:00 noon   Angelus, Welcome & Opening Prayer   Upper Church
12:30 p.m. Confessions in Basilica Chapels
– 1:45 p.m. Free time to visit Basilica

1:45 p.m.   Musical Prelude   Upper Church

2:15 p.m.   Liturgical Procession   Upper Church
Pilgrimage Liturgy Upper Church
Archbishop Christophe Pierre
Apostolic Nuncio to the United States
Celebrant & Homilist
Most Reverend James F. Checchio
Bishop of Metuchen

4:30 p.m. Bus Departures

Link the Diocesan Website

Closing Mass of the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Sunday, November 20, 2016

12:00 noon   Solemn Mass   Upper Church

Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio
Archbishop for the Military Services, U.S.A.
Celebrant & Homilist

Thanksgiving Day Schedule

Thursday, November 24, 2016

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




Annual Christmas Concert for Charity

Friday, December 2, 2016

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 3, 2016

Info to come!

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Thursday, December 8, 2016

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
Broadcast Live on EWTN

5:15 p.m.   Mass   Upper Church

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

Saturday, December 10, 2016

2:30 p.m.  Mass  Upper Church
Most Reverend Mario Dorsonville
Auxiliary Bishop of Washington
Celebrant & Homilist

Christmas Eve Mass Schedule

Saturday, December 24, 2016

5:00 p.m.   Children's Mass with Pageant   Upper Church

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

Christmas Day Mass Schedule

Sunday, December 25, 2016

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
Broadcast 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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