Opening hours of the Sanctuary from 2nd November 2019

Sanctuary opening hours

  • St Joseph’s gate and St Michael’s gate: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm every day
  • Prairie gate: 8:00 am to 6:30 pm
  • Crypt gate: 6:30 am to 6:30 pm
  • Multipurpose area gate: Closed
  • Lacets gate (zig-zag path): Closed

Daily Mas

  • 9.00 am every day in Chapel of St Côme and Damien

Rosary by torchlight

  • 8.30 pm Rosary by torchlight: Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Processions

Special Torchlight Marian procession on 16th November for the “Fratello” pilgrimage

Itinerary: departing from the Grotto, passing behind the North ramp, the Crowned Virgin, and arriving on the Esplanade. Animation from Rosary Square by the Fratello (choristers + a trumpeter). Duration of the procession ½ hour. The celebration ends at the Rosary Basilica at 10:00 pm

Confessions

  • 9:00 am to 11:15 am, and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Everyday, Chapel of Reconciliation

Adoration

  • 12 noon to 4:00 pm daily at the Crypt

Guided spiritual visits

  • 2:15 pm * Saturdays and Sundays Pilgrimage to the Grotto and water gesture
    * Every day during school holidays
  • 3:00 pm * Saturdays and Sundays – In the Footsteps of Bernadette
    * Every day during school holidays
  • 9.30 am * Saturdays and Sundays – The Espelugues Way of the Cross (The High Stations)
    * Every day during school holidays
  • 2:00 pm: Saturdays – Visits to the Basilicas

Baths opening hours from 28th October to 9th December

  • From 9am to 11am and from 14pm * – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday afternoon, Saturday
    * the closing times of the Baths will depend on the number of visitors and cannot be specified in advance

Baths  opening hours from 10th December to 5th April 2020

  • From 10am to 11am and from 14pm * – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday afternoon, Saturday
    * the closing times of the Baths will depend on the number of visitors and cannot be specified in advance

Water  Gesture – 28th October to 5th April 2020

  • 9am to 11am and 2pm to 3:30pm – Monday, Friday morning and Sunday afternoon