Opening hours of the Basilica


Daylight saving time (from March 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018): 6.20am - 7.45pm
Solar time (from October 29, 2018 to March 24, 2019): 6.20am - 6.45pm

Saturdays and Sundays

6.20am - 7.45pm

Holy Masses

Week Days (from Monday to Friday and Saturday morning)

Morning: 6.20-7.00 (in the Chapter Hall, access from the Magnolia Cloister) - 7.30 - 8.15 - 9.00 - 10.00 - 11.00
Afternoon: 4.00pm (from 4 October 2017 to 24 March 2018) - 5.00pm - 6.00pm (during daylight saving) - On Tuesdays and on Fridays in Ordinary Time at the end of the 5.00pm Mass the 13th Tuesday Prayer (on Tuesdays) and of the Transit (on Fridays).

Days before holidays:

Afternoon: 4.00pm - 5.00pm - 6.00pm - 7.00pm


Morning: 6.30 - 7.15 - 8.00 - 9.00 - 10.00 - 11.00 (sung) - 12.15
Afternoon: 4.00pm - 5.00pm -6.00pm - 7.00pm
On some holidays the 6.00pm Mass may be cancelled to allow a longer celebration of the 5.00pm Mass.


Daylight saving time 

Monday to Saturday: 6.30am -12.00noon and 1.30pm-7.30pm
Sunday: 6.30am -12.30pm and 2.00pm -7.30pm

Solar time 

Monday to Friday: 6.30am -12.00noon and 1.30pm -6.30pm (Thursday: 6.00pm)
Saturday: 6.30am -12.00noon and 1.30pm -7.30pm
Sunday: 6.30am -12.30pm and 2.00pm -7.30pm

Blessings in the Chapel of Blessings

Monday to Friday: 8.00am -7.30pm (6.30pm with solar time)
Saturday: 8.00am -4.00pm
Sunday: 1.30 pm-4.00pm
The Chapel remains closed during the Sunday morning Holy Mass and other solemn celebrations.

Liturgy of the Hours

From Monday to Saturday 6.55am - 7.30am  Office of Readings and Lauds in the Basilica


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