Visiting the Vatican Basilicas

 

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 For detailed information about all the Basilicas: Vatican

 

BASILICA OF SAINT PETERS
(All Masses in Italian unless otherwise listed)

Daily Masses

  • 8:30 AM: Mass in Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament followed by Eucharistic Adoration until 4:45 PM which ends with Benediction.

  • 9,10,11 AM, 12 Noon, 5 PM: Altar of Saint Joseph

Thursday Mass

  • 9 AM: Mass for Pilgrims at the Altar of the Chair

Sunday Masses

  • 9 AM: Mass for Parish of St. Peters

  • 10:30 AM: Mass at Altar of the Chair (in Latin)

  • 11:30 AM: Mass in Chapel of Blessed Sacrament

  • 12:15 PM: Mass at Altar of the Chair

  • 1:00 PM: Altar of St. Joseph

  • 4:00 PM: Mass at Altar of the Chair

  • 5:00 PM: Vespers at the Altar of the Chair followed by Mass at 5:45 PM

Sacrament of Penance

  • Daily: 7 AM to12:30 PM and (Winter 3-6 PM) (Summer 4-6 PM)\

  • Sunday: 7 AM to 1PM and (Winter 3-6 PM) (Summer 4-6 PM)

General Hours for Visiting the various areas of Saint Peters Basilica are:

  • Basilica: 7 AM to 6 PM (Winter) and 7 AM to 7 PM (Summer)

  • Grotto: 7 AM to 5 PM (Winter) and 7 AM to 6 PM (Summer)

  • Cupola: 8 AM to 5 PM (Winter) and 8 AM to 6 PM (Summer)

  • Treasurey: 9 AM to 5 PM (Winter) and 9 AM to 6 PM (Summer)

 


 

HOURS FOR VISITING THE OTHER PAPAL BASILICAS

Basilica of Saint John Lateran

  • Daily Masses: 7,8,9,10,11 AM 12 Noon and 5 PM
  • Sunday Masses: (Sat: 5 and 6 PM) 7,8,9,10,11 AM 12 Noon and 6 PM
  • Parochial Office: telephone: 06.698.86542

Basilica of Saint Mary Major

  • Daily Masses: 7,8,9,10,11 AM 12 Noon and 6 PM
  • Sunday Masses: 7,8,9,10,11 AM 12 Noon and 6 PM
  • Parochial Office: telephone: 06.446.5836

Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls

  • Daily Masses: 7,8,9,10:30 AM and 4, 5:45 PM
  • Sunday Masses: (Sat: 4 and 6 PM) 7,8,9,10:30 AM 12 Noon and 4, 6 PM
  • Parochial Office: telephone: 06.541.0178

 

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Mass Times and Directions

Masses in English with the American Community are now permanently at the Church of St. Patrick (Chiesa di S. Patrizio a Villa Ludovisi), Via Boncompagni 31. Click here for our New Mass schedule at St.Patrick's. For Holy Days and special Liturgies (including our Christmas/New Year's Schedule), see also special Mass times.

Papal Audiences

On most Wednesdays throughout the year, Pope Francis holds a public audience in St. Peter's Square in front of St. Peter's Basilica. To request tickets to the Wednesday Papal Audience, please click here .

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