Juventutem DC schedules Mass, recollection Friday at Lourdes Chapel

A Day of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC will be held this Friday afternoon, February 24, at 4:00 pm in Lourdes Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington.
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Reverend Father Carlos Hamel of the Fraternity of Saint Joseph the Guardian will celebrate a Missa Cantata for the Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle and Martyr, and afterward will speak about the murder of Fr. Jacques Hamel in odium fidei last year in France as well as the Catholics who are suffering martyrdom in the Middle East. The Mass and recollection are free of charge and open to the public.

Lourdes Chapel is located on the lower level of the Basilica adjacent to the Crypt Church. The Basilica is about a 10-minute walk from the Brookland-CUA station on Metrorail’s Red Line. Metered parking is available on the Basilica grounds; ample free parking is available in a surface lot across Harewood Road.

Juventutem DC schedules Mass, recollection Thursday at Lourdes Chapel

A Day of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC will be held Thursday afternoon, September 15, at 4:00 pm in Lourdes Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington.
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Reverend Father Brian Sanderfoot, pastor of St. Francis de Sales Church in Northeast Washington, will celebrate the Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary and afterward will offer a recollection on the theme “The Roman Canon: We Don’t Change It, It Changes Us.” A men’s Gregorian schola will provide musical accompaniment to the Mass, including the sequence “Stabat Mater.”

The Mass and recollection are free of charge and open to the public; new and returning students at the Catholic University of America and other area colleges and universities are especially invited to attend. Afterward, a social hour is planned at Brookland Pint, 716 Monroe Street NE.

Lourdes Chapel is located on the lower level of the Basilica adjacent to the Crypt Church. The Basilica is about a 10-minute walk from the Brookland-CUA station on Metrorail’s Red Line. Ample free parking is available on the Basilica grounds and in a surface lot across Harewood Road.

Juventutem DC schedules Lenten recollection day at Lourdes Chapel

A Lenten Day of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC will be held Tuesday afternoon, March 1, at 4:00 pm in Lourdes Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington.

Reverend Father Carlos Hamel FSJC, pastor of La Nativité de la Vierge Parish in the Diocese of Fréjus-Toulon, France, will celebrate a ferial Low Mass of Lent and will offer a recollection on the theme “Sin and God’s mercy in light of St. Ignatius’ Exercises.” All are welcome to attend without charge.

Lourdes Chapel is located on the lower level of the Basilica adjacent to the Crypt Church. The Basilica is about a 10-minute walk from the Brookland-CUA station on Metrorail’s Red Line. Ample free parking is available on the Basilica grounds and in a surface lot across Harewood Road.

TLM, recollection set for Monday afternoon at Lourdes Chapel

On Monday afternoon, September 14, at 4:00 pm, a Missa Cantata for the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross will be offered at Lourdes Chapel of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington.



The Mass will be celebrated by Reverend Father Brian Sanderfoot, pastor of St. Francis de Sales Church in Northeast Washington, who will offer a recollection afterward, “What Does Active Participation in the Extraordinary Form Mean?” A social gathering will conclude the afternoon’s events, which are sponsored by Juventutem DC and are open to all.

This Mass has been added to our seven-day calendar.

Juventutem DC schedules Lenten recollection day at Lourdes Chapel

A Lenten Day of Recollection sponsored by Juventutem DC will be held at midday on Monday, March 16, in Lourdes Chapel at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.

Reverend Father Daniel Heenan FSSP, parochial vicar of San Pedro en Cadenas in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, will offer a Traditional Low Mass at 11:30 am. Mass will be followed by a recollection on the theme “Make unto You Friends of the Mammon of Iniquity (Luke 16:9): Lenten Almsgiving.” Confessions will be available before Mass beginning at 10:45 am.

Contributions are being solicited to help the FSSP continue to expand its apostolic outreach in Mexico and throughout Latin America. Fr. Heenan writes about this work in a recently published article at New Liturgical Movement that includes a donation link.