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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

  • Mar. 25th, 2023 7:00 pm

    OLV Sweepstakes 2023

    Join us for our annual Sweeps event on March 25th for an evening of fun that benefits the students at OLV Elementary.
  • May. 21st, 2023 3:00 pm

    Concert: St. John Paul II Schola Cantorum

    This choral group will bring its unique sounds to the Basilica for an afternoon concert on May 21st.
  • Jun. 27th, 2023 7:00 pm

    Polish Cantabile Children's Choir

    This world renowned singing group will be in Buffalo and performing at OLV Basilica on June 27th at 7 p.m.

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

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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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