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.

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A Requiem Mass for Msgr. Xavier Mankel will be offered at Noon on Tuesday, June 27 at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul.
Msgr. Francis Xavier Mankel, instrumental in founding our diocese, dies at 81

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul
Sung Mass at Noon on Thursday, June 29 and continued celebration at our weekend Masses on July 1-2.  
The Basilica will be open to visitors from 9am-4pm on June 29. Confessions will be offered from 11:00 - 11:20 am.
A plenary indulgence, under the usual conditions of sacramental Confession, Eucharistic Communion, and prayers offered for the intentions of the Holy Father, is granted to the faithful who visit the Basilica on June 29.

The parish office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day. However, we will be having our Noon Masses as usual.

On Friday, July 7, we will have First Friday Adoration following the Noon Mass, and concluding with Benediction at 5:30. (Please note the new time for Benediction.)

On Sunday, July 23, at 5:00 pm, we will have our fourth-Sunday chanted Mass in the ancient form of the Roman rite, to celebrate the 7th Sunday after Pentecost. Mass is offered in the Church's universal language, Latin, and translations are provided.

At 6:30 pm on Sunday, July 23, parishioners and visitors are invited to join us for our fourth-Sunday Basilica potluck in Varallo Parish Hall. Bring one or two favorite dishes to share.

Vacation Bible School will be offered from July 17th - 21st for pre-K through 6th grade students. This year’s program is Tracking Mary. Registration is first-come, first-served. Please fill out our VBS Registration Form or pick one up in the vestibule, and turn it in to the parish office by Monday, July 3.
The Basilica offers Morning Prayer after the 7am Mass on Mon/Wed/Fri. Vespers (Evening Prayer) is now led by a deacon on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-5:30pm. Attendees should plan to use their own source such as the Four Volume Liturgy of the Hours, the Book of Christian Prayer, or the iBreviary app on your cell phone.

The Pivotal Players Series - 7-8:30pm Wednesdays, April 26 - July 12 - Join us in the St. Dominic Building to view and discuss Bishop Robert Barron's excellent explorations of six of the most influential figures in Catholicism. We will begin with St. Francis of Assisi. Download a schedule of dates each figure will be covered.

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 Escriva, and spiritual fellowship. Evenings are from 7-9pm and begin in the church. The next dates are July 5 for Men and July 12 for Women. For details, contact Dan and Nancy Fisher or the parish office.

Fr. Carter is hosting a 12-week book study on The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher. The group is meeting for coffee and discussion at Community Pie (note the location change) on Friday mornings from 7:45-8:30 am from May 12 through July 28.

Our next BACON (Be A CathOlic in the kNow) conference will be Sunday, July 9th after the 9 am Mass in Varallo Parish Hall. The topic will be the spirituality of the Missionary Cenacle Apostolate, a continuation of our series on the interior life.

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.

Voci Virili Men’s Consort presented A Capella Traditions at the Basilica on Feb. 12, 2017.
LISTEN HERE to the Feb. 12 VOCI VIRILI concert

LISTEN to the conclusion of the concert

Incense for Upcoming Solemnities of the Lord
Below is our schedule indicating when incense will be used at our Sunday Masses:

July 1-2 Sts. Peter and Paul (transferred for our patronal feast day):  all Masses except 5:30
July 8-9 Regular schedule resumes: 11:30 and 1:30 only

August 5-6 Transfiguration of the Lord: all Masses except 5:30

See our article, The Use of Incense in the Mass, for more information.

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