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In August 2021, we celebrate 100 years since the Basilica’s cornerstone was laid and blessed. Over the next five years, the Centennial Celebration will honor the Shrine’s first century and blaze a bold, vibrant plan for the next 100 years!

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug. 6th, 2022 12:00 am

    Paint the Basilica

    A new, two-day event this year, local artists will flock to the grounds of the Basilica to paint their unique vision(s) of the Shrine. Artist and passers-by are welcome!
  • Aug. 6th, 2022 4:00 pm

    Jazz Concert & Mass

    Join Buffalo legend Bobby Militello for a special concert and Jazz Mass at the Basilica on 8/6
  • Aug. 7th, 2022 7:30 am

    Annual Penny Drop

    A wonderful tradition, families are welcome to drop their pennies and other loose change on the sidewalk leading up to the Basilica's entrance.

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Sunday Mass Livestream

If you live out of town or cannot make it to the Basilica for Mass, we offer a live stream. Click here to watch.

Also, for those in the Western New York area, you can view Sunday Mass each week on WGRZ -TV, Channel 2. Check listings for times.

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Architecture

There is an object of beauty in every sight line throughout the Basilica. Want to take a closer look?

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Preservation

All who enter the Basilica are inspired by its beauty. But much needs to be done to ensure its next 100 years.

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The Dreamer

Venerable Nelson Baker was named "Western New York's Most Influential Citizen of the Century." Find out why.

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