Thanksgiving & Christmas Schedule 2017

THANKSGIVING SCHEDULE

  • November 23, 2017, Thanksgiving Day
    9:00 AM Mass in the Chapel. The Basilica and Parish Office will be closed, the Chapel will close following Mass.
    Free parking for visitors at 222 N. 17th St. Philadelphia, PA.
  • November 24, 2017, Friday after Thanksgiving
    9:00 AM Mass in the Chapel. The Basilica and Parish Office will be closed, the Chapel will close following Mass.
    Free parking for visitors at 222 N. 17th St. Philadelphia, PA.


CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE

CONFESSIONS FOR CHRISTMAS

Sundays of Advent: 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM and 5:30 PM in the Basilica
Saturdays of Advent: 4:15 PM in the Basilica
Monday through Friday, December 18 through December 22:11:00 AM in the Basilica
Wednesday, December 20:7:00 PM in the Basilica

Resources for the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation can be found on the website of the Office for Divine Worship, http://www.odwphiladelphia.org/sacred-liturgy/archdiocesan-guidelines/

LAS POSADAS

December 15-23, 2017 from 7:00 PM-8:00 PM. Please see the Parish Bulletin for details.

MASSES FOR CHRISTMAS 2017

Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, December 25, A Holy Day of Obligation:

♦ Sunday, Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017

5:00 PM Vigil Mass and 7:30 PM Vigil Mass in the Basilica
9:00 PM Representaciὁn Navideña
9:30 PM Misa de Gallo (in Spanish) in the Basilica

11:00 PM Lessons and Carols in the Basilica

♦ Monday, Christmas Day, December 25, 2017

12 Midnight, Solemn Mass in the Basilica
8:00 AM Mass, 10:00 AM Solemn Mass and 12 Noon Solemn Mass in the Basilica
There is no evening Mass.

MASSES FOR SUNDAY WITHIN THE OCTAVE OF CHRISTMAS

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, December 31
♦ Saturday, December 30, 2017
5:15 PM Anticipated Mass

♦ Sunday, December 31, 2017
8:00 AM Mass, 9:30 AM Mass, 11:00 AM Solemn Mass, 12:30 PM Mass (in Spanish) and 6:30 PM Mass

Confessions on Saturday, December 30 beginning at 4:15 PM and Sunday, December 31 beginning at 9:30 AM and 5:30 PM in the Basilica

MASSES FOR NEW YEAR’S DAY 2018

♦ Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, January 1

♦ Monday, New Year’s Day, January 1, 2017
12 Midnight, Solemn Mass in the Basilica
8:00 AM Mass, 10:00 AM Mass and 12 Noon Solemn Mass in the Basilica

There is no evening Mass.

To view our regular Mass schedule please click here.