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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Anticipated Events at the Basilica for 2017 (PDF)

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Statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Basilica
Monday, May 1 from 7am—4pm
The Basilica is hosting the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima on Monday, May 1st, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, as part of a tour in honor of the 100th anniversary of Fatima apparitions. The Basilica will be open from 7am—4pm, with the statue on display. Many favors and graces including cures, and countless conversions, are associated with the historic image. Events will include:
7 am - Mass in the ancient form
10 am - Procession, Crowning, and Rosary in Spanish
11:30 am - Rosary in English
Noon - Mass followed by a talk, consecration, and Scapular enrollment

Due to our priests’ travel obligations, our deacons will be offering Communion services at our regular Mass times on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 25 and 26.

On Sunday, April 30th, the St. Ambrose Homeschool Co-op will be hosting coffee and donuts between our morning Masses.

The sixth anniversary of the dedication of Sts. Peter and Paul as a minor basilica will be commemorated with a Sung Mass at Noon on Wednesday, May 3, the Feast of Sts. Philip and James. A plenary indulgence is possible, under the usual conditions, for those who visit the Basilica on May 3.

A monthly Evening of Recollection: for Men, normally on the first Wednesday of each month (next one is May 3), and for Women, normally on the second Wednesday of each month (next one is May 10) is nowoffered 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. For details, contact Dan and Nancy Fisher or the parish office.

On Friday, May 5, we will have First Friday Adoration following the Noon Mass, and concluding with Benediction at 5:15.

Students of our St. Cecilia Classroom will give their Spring Piano Recital at 4:00 pm on Sunday, May 7 in Varallo Parish Hall. A potluck dinner will follow. All parishioners are invited to celebrate our students’ musical success.

B.A.C.O.N. is taking May off. 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.

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.
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.
Fr. Carter is starting a 12-week book study on The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher. The group will meet for coffee and discussion at The Camp House on Friday mornings from 7:45-8:30 am from May 12 – July 28.

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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