Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday, December 8th, 2022 

This Advent Holy Day commemorates the conception of Mary in the womb of her mother without any stain of original sin.  This gift to Mary prepares her to be the worthy Mother of the Christ Child.  Mary, under the title of the Immaculate Conception, is the Patroness of the United States of America.  The Holy Day Mass schedule is:

Wednesday, December 7
5:15 PM Anticipated Mass in the Cathedral Chapel
with Liturgical Music

Thursday, December 8
7:15 AM in the Cathedral Chapel
12:05 PM in the Cathedral Basilica, with Liturgical Music
5:15 PM in the Cathedral Chapel, with Liturgical Music

 11:30 AM Confessions in the Cathedral Basilica

The Basilica and Chapel are open on Holy Days, the Parish Office is closed.

Free parking available for our visitors in the parking lot adjacent to the Cathedral
GPS address: 222 N. 17th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103