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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Incense for Upcoming Solemnities of the Lord
Below is our schedule of incense for our weekend Masses through June 18:

May 27-28 Ascension of the Lord:  all Masses except 9:00
June 3-4 Pentecost:  all Masses
June 9-10 Most Holy Trinity:  all Masses except 5:30
June 17-18 Corpus Christi:  all Masses except 5:30

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

Bishop Stika will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to about 50 Confirmandi at the 5:30 Mass on Saturday, May 27, which will celebrate the Ascension of the Lord.  All parishioners are invited to witness this sacrament of initiation for our parish students.

On Sunday, May 28, at 5:00 pm, we will have our fourth-Sunday Missa Cantata, a chanted Mass in the ancient form of the Roman rite. Mass is offered in the Church's universal language, Latin, and translations are provided.

At 6:30 pm on Sunday, May 28, 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.

On Friday, June 2, we will have First Friday Adoration following the Noon Mass, and concluding with Benediction at 5:30. (Please note the new time for Benediction.)

The next 1st Sunday BACON conference will be June 4th after the 9 am Mass in Varallo Parish Hall and will explore the spirituality of Opus Dei. Come to hear how the spirituality of St. Josemaria Escriva can enrich daily life.

Congratulations to our high school graduates from the Teens Go M. A. D. group! In honor of our 5 graduates, we are celebrating all our seniors at the 11:30 Mass on June 4 and by serving donuts and juice after Mass in front of the church. All are welcome. Please keep the following Teens Go M. A. D. graduates, Will Grafton, Dmitri Kerns, Noah Hartman, Thomas Porter, and Cody Lawyer, as well as all our graduating seniors, in your prayers.

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 June 14 for Men and June 21 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 meets for coffee and discussion at The Camp House* on Friday mornings from 7:45-8:30 am from May 12 through July 28. (*Exception: On May 26, the group will meet in Varallo Parish Hall.)

We are in need of donations for altar flowers during the Easter season and beyond.

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

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