father baker weekend 2023

Join a churchful of friends for our special Jazz Mass at the Basilica on July 29 at 4:30 p.m. Last year's celebration was a big hit, so don't miss out on a wonderful afternoon of joyous sights and sounds. Come early for a free concert at 4 p.m. Tickets are not required.

The beloved "Penny Drop" begins on Sunday, July 30, prior to 8 a.m. Mass. Families and friends are encouraged to drop off their pennies/loose change on the sidewalk in front of the Shrine's main entrance until 1:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit restoration efforts. 

Come out for Noon Mass on July 30 and pay tribute to the saintly man who started it all, Venerable Nelson Baker. This year will mark the 87th since his passing in July of 1936. 

Gather between 2:30-10 p.m. with young Catholics on the OLV campus to celebrate World Youth Day 2023. There will be a special guest speaker -- Joe Heschmeyer of Catholicanswers.com (3 p.m.), Mass at 4:30 p.m., live music provided by contestant on TV’s The Voice Cami Clune (6 p.m.), lawn games, food trucks and more!

Tickets are required to attend. For details, or to register, click here.