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Mass for Father Vincent Capodanno (Servant of God)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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

Broadcast on EWTN

Link to inforation on Father Capodanno

Link to the Archdiocese for Military Services, USA Website

Knights Tower Tours

Friday, September 8, 2017

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

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

Tour opportunities are available on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors will ascend the Tower elevator to the observation level where they can take in spectacular views in all four directions. There are no tickets or reservations to take advantage of this unique experience; visitors will be permitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please be advised: visitors must be able to climb 85 steps to reach the Tower Elevator. Please ensure you are in good physical condition. Visitors who experience claustrophobia, those who do not like elevators, or anyone who suffers from a condition where riding in an enclosed elevator may be uncomfortable should not attend. Children are permitted, but parents should consider the stairs in their decision to bring younger children along. Strollers are not permitted into the Tower, and no storage is available at the Basilica.

Food and drink are not permitted. Bags, suitcases, camera cases, large purses or other bulky items are not permitted. Photography is allowed but the use of tripods is not permitted. Prohibited items cannot be stored. Please leave the items in your vehicle or leave them home.


Indian American Catholic Association

Saturday, September 9, 2017

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

1:00 p.m.   Confessions   Confessional Chapel
1:30 p.m.   Procession Participants Assemble   Memorial Hall

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

3:00 p.m.   Pilgrimage Mass   Upper Church
Rev. Msgr. Walter R. Rossi
Opening Remarks

Oswald Cardinal Gracias
Archbishop of Bombay, India
Celebrant & Homilist

Most Reverend Leo Corneilo, SVD
Most Reverend P. Thomas Paulsamy

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

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

Croatian Catholic Community Pilgrimage

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Pilgrimage Mass   Crypt Church

Devotions to follow Mass in Croatian Chapels

Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston Pilgrimage

Saturday, September 16, 2017

10:00 a.m.   Arrival
10:30 a.m.   Rosary with Children's Choirs   Upper Church

11:20 a.m.   Presentation   Upper Church

12:00 noon   Lunch

1:15 p.m.   Presentation   Upper Church

2:00 p.m.   Free Time
(Visit Shrine Shops, Walk around Basilica)
2:50 p.m.   Choral Program   Upper Church

3:00 p.m.   Pilgrimage Mass   Upper Church
Most Reverend Michael J. Bransfield
Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston
Celebrant & Homilist

Link to the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston Website

Mother of Africa Chapel

Sunday, September 17, 2017

1:30 p.m.   Rosary   Upper Church

2:00 p.m.   Mass   Upper Church
Most Reverend John H. Ricard, S.S.J.
Rector, Saint Joseph’s Seminary
Celebrant & Homilist

Most Reverend Roy Campbell
Auxiliary Bishop of Washington

Sistine Chapel Choir Concert

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

6:00 p.m.   Concert   Upper Church

Free and open to the public.
Seating is first come first served.

Dedication of the Rosary Walk

Saturday, September 23, 2017

2:00 p.m.   Mass   Upper Church
Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano
Bishop of Bridgeport

Followed by Procession to Rosary Walk & Dedication

Diocese of Wilmington Pilgrimage

Saturday, September 30, 2017


Pilgrimage Led by:

Most Reverend W. Francis Malooly
Bishop of Wilmington

Link to the Diocese of Wilmington

Jesus Thru Mary Ministry: Rosary Congress

Saturday, October 7, 2017

8:30 a.m.   Living Rosary   Upper Church

9:15 a.m.   Serenata   Upper Church

10:00 a.m.   Talk (Our Lady of Fatima: A Message of Faith)   Upper Church

Speaker:  Reverend Wade Menezes, CPM

12:00 noon   Confessions   Upper Church Chapels

1:00 p.m.   Talk (Our Lady of Fatima: A Message of Culture)   Upper Church
Speaker:  Reverend Wade Menezes, CPM

2:00 p.m.   Mass   Upper Church
Most Reverend Bernardino C. Auza
Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See in the United Nations
and in the Organization of American States
Celebrant & Homilist

Worldwide Children's Eucharistic Holy Hour

Friday, October 13, 2017

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
Benediction & Reposition

11:30 a.m.   Recessional   Upper Church

Fatima 100th Anniversary Candlelight Vigil and Rosary

Friday, October 13, 2017

7:00 p.m.   Event Begins   Upper Church

Monsignor Walter R. Rossi

Litany of Loretto

Donald Cardinal Wuerl
Archbishop of Washington



Diocese of Arlington Pilgrimage

Saturday, October 14, 2017


Pilgrimage Led by:

Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge
Bishop of Arlington 

Link to the Diocese of Arlington

Diocese of Paterson Pilgrimage

Saturday, October 21, 2017


Pilgrimage Led by:

Most Reverend Arthur J. Serratelli
Bishop of Paterson

Link to the Diocese of Paterson Website

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Pilgrimage

Saturday, October 28, 2017


Pilgrimage Led by:

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap.
Archbishop of Philadelphia

Link to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Diocese of Trenton Pilgrimage

Saturday, November 4, 2017


Pilgrimage Led by:

Most Reverend David O’Connell, C.M.
Bishop of Trenton

Link to the Diocese of Trenton

Haitian Catholic Community

Saturday, December 2, 2017


Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

Saturday, December 9, 2017


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