The Basilica will reopen on August 15th, 2020 with the celebration of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Installation of Very Reverend Robert E. Webster as fourth rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Mass will begin at 10:00am and all attendees will be required to wear face masks. Seating will be arranged for social distancing.

Please note the gift shop, Mary’s Dwelling, will continue to remain temporarily closed until further notice.