Safely Celebrating Mass
Welcoming you back to The Basilica
The Basilica is our spiritual home-a place of welcome. We want each person who enters The Basilica to feel safe. The Basilica follows all state health and safety guidelines.
The Basilica is open for public Mass:
- Weekdays (Monday-Friday) at 7:00am and Noon
- Sundays at 9:30am, 11:30am and 4:30pm
You will see new practices and policies when you return. The policies will continue to change as we monitor the official guidelines. Please review all of the protocols on the registration form.
Registration for Mass
Please read the full protocol before registering to attend Mass. Your cooperation in these extraordinary times embodies our vision to seek the well-being of our community. Archbishop Hebda's dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass continues.
To register by phone, please call our Director of Engagement at 612.317.3417. Registration opens 24 hours before weekday Mass and 48 hours before Sunday Masses. Registration closes when social distancing capacity is reached or as follows:
- Sunday Mass registration closes approximately 3 hours before Mass time
- Weekday noon Mass registration closes at 10:00 am
- Weekday (Monday-Friday) Mass at 7:00 am; register at the door and pre-registration is not required
Attendees to 7:00 am Mass ONLY enter on the east side accesible door, near 16th Street and parking ramp.
Please consider refraining from Mass in-person if you:
1.) Experienced or have been near someone who experienced: cough, cold, flu, fever of 100°F +, shortness of breath, sore throat, or a loss of taste or smell.
2.) Have underlying medical conditions, including but not limited to: asthma, diabetes, heart condition, pregnancy, severe obesity, a compromised immune system, diseases of the lungs, kidneys, or liver, or are receiving cancer treatment.
3.) Live in a nursing home, long-term care or congregant living facility.
4.) Are age 65 or over, particularly if unvaccinated
Anyone concerned with interpersonal proximity, even with social distancing, should prayerful consider the prudence of attending Mass in-person.
Be sure to bring a face mask with you, which needs to be worn over your nose and mouth at all times at The Basilica.
All liturgy leaflets are available at www.mary.org/leaflet to facilitate your participation in our prayer.
Please note, we are not able to distribute the paper leaflets at this time due to COVID-19 protocols. Please bring a mobile device with you to Mass to access the leaflet electronically.