daily mass schedule

Saturday 5:30 pm (Sunday's Liturgy)
*Sunday 9:00 am, 11:30 am English, 1:30 pm Español
Monday 7:00 am (Ancient Form), Noon
Tuesday 12:00 noon
Wednesday 7:00 am, Noon
Thursday 12:00 noon
Friday 7:00 am, Noon

*Missa Cantata in the Ancient Form of the Roman Rite - Every 4th Sunday at 5:00 pm


The sacrament of Confession is available starting 30 minutes before each weekend Mass and each daily noon Mass and also by appointment.

prayer & adoration (outside of lent)

•Morning Prayer - after the 7am Mass on Mon/Wed/Fri
•Adoration - First Fridays following the Noon Mass until 5:30 pm Benediction, and continuing from 9pm - 7am

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2017 calendar of events

Anticipated Events at the Basilica for 2017 (PDF)

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with Voci Virili Men’s Consort and
Voice of Reason Women’s Ensemble
Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All Night Vigil
Admission $20 (Free to students with valid ID)
Historical tour of the church at 6:30 pm
Reception to follow in Varallo Parish Hall
Visit the facebook event or  chattanoogabachchoir.org for more information

REGISTER HERE FOR OUR 2017-18 PROGRAMS that began on Sunday, September 10 -
Religious Education Classes for Age 3 - Grade 12 10:15-11:15am Sundays in the St. Dominic Building
Middle School and High School Youth Group 5:30-7:30pm most Sundays at All Saints Academy (contact Debbie Cliche for full calendar)
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) 10:15-11:15am Sundays in the St. Dominic Building

Beginning Sunday, Sept. 17, we will be offering an 8-week course entitled Unlocking the Mysteries of the Bible. We will meet in the Schmidt conference room located in the parish office from 10:15am until 11:15am. For more information, contact the parish office.

On Sunday, September 24, at 5:00 pm, we will have our fourth-Sunday chanted Mass in the ancient form of the Roman rite, to celebrate the 16th Sunday after Pentecost. Mass is offered in the Church's universal language, Latin, and translations are provided. A nursery will be available.

At 6:30 pm on Sunday, September 24, all are invited to join us for our fourth Sunday Basilica potluck in Varallo Parish Hall. Bring a dish or two to share.

Our monthly BACON (Be A CathOlic in the kNow) conference will continue on Sunday, October 1 at 10:15 am in Varallo Parish Hall. The Dominican Sisters will speak on Dominican Spirituality. Coffee, bacon, and biscuits will be provided.

A monthly Evening of Recollection is offered at the Basilica. The evenings, led by a Basilica priest, include Adoration,confessions, a meditation on the writings of St. Josemaria Escrivá, and spiritual fellowship. Evenings are from 7-9pm and begin in the church. The next dates are Oct. 4 for Men and Oct. 11 for Women. For details, contact Dan and Nancy Fisher or the parish office.

On Friday, October 6, we will have First Friday Adoration following the Noon Mass, and concluding with Benediction at 5:30.

Our Catholic Motherhood group will meet Tuesday, October 10 from 10-11:30 am in Varallo Parish Hall. All mothers of all ages are welcome, and nursery care is available. Contact Rachel Wesson for more information.

Our That Man is You group is back in session on Saturdays at 7am in Varallo Parish Hall.

We are in need of donations for altar flowers. Please consider being a supporter of the Basilica's apostolate of beauty.  Maybe you want to honor a family member, a birthday, or an anniversary! Contact the parish office for details.

Highlights of the Liturgical Year

Potluck reception to follow in Varallo Parish Hall
Nursery will be available

Admission is FREE. Donations to support sacred music concerts at the Basilica will be accepted.

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