Ceremonies of Holy Week 

UPDATE 04/03/2020 –  Bishop Monforton grants dispensation for April 3, 2020

UPDATE 03/16/2020 – As noted in the letter from Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton, effective immediately, all publicly celebrated Masses/liturgies are temporarily suspended at least through Holy Week and Easter.

This includes all Basilica activities: Mass, Stations of the Cross, All Holy Week Activities, RCIA, Penance Services, Easter Egg Hunt, Meetings, as well as Fish Fry and Bingo at St Mary Catholic School.

  • CONFESSIONS – Confessions are suspended and will be heard only in danger of death and Holy Communion distributed only as Viaticum.
  • PRAYER – The Basilica will only be open from 7:00 am – 8:00 for private prayer. And pews are disinfected daily.
  • ADORATION – Pray for our world in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament in the Sanctuary (not in the chapel) on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 am – 7:00 pm. Please respect the boundaries of others while praying.
  • SUNDAY MASS WEBCAST – Click here to view Sunday Mass. If you cannot access while mass is active, please try back later as the service is limited to a number of viewers at one time. Mass video is available to view at a later time.

Sunday remains a holy day, and we encourage the faithful to pray as a family or individually the rosary, Divine Mercy chaplet, the Liturgy of the Hours, Stations of the Cross, etc.