Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel

Morning Prayer

Prayer at the Rising of the Sun

Please join The Basilica staff as they mark the beginning of the day with 20 minutes of sung prayer.

When and where do we pray Morning Prayer?

  • On Tuesday at 9:15am during Advent, Christmas and Lent in The Basilica Choir Stalls.

  • On Thursday at 9:15am throughout the year in The Basilica Choir Stalls.

  • Every day of the week at 9:15am during Holy Week in The Basilica Choir Stalls.

  • Please see our calendar for scheduled dates.

What happens during MorningPrayer?

  • Singing of a hymn and psalms

  • Proclamation of the Word of God
  • Prayers for the Church and the world