Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France
St. Louis, MO

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Day 1: Friday, July 8th
Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France - Old Cathedral 209 Walnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

  • 7:00 am
    Parish Mass (No public visitation of relics during Mass)
  • 9:00 am - 10:30am
    Mass with Rite of Reception of the Relics of St. Bernadette with Bishop Rivituso (Registration at oldcathedralstl.org)
  • 10:30 am
    Veneration of the Relics in Church
  • 11:30 am - 1:30pm
    Reconciliation in the Old Cathedral Sacristy
  • 3:30 pm
    Rosary
  • 6:00 pm
    Veneration ends to prepare for Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage Experience
  • 6:30 pm
    Lourdes Pilgrimage Virtual ExperienceTM (Registration at oldcathedralstl.org)
  • 8:00 pm
    Candlelight Procession
  • 10:00 pm
    Veneration ends

Day 2: Saturday, July 9th
Cardinal Rigali Center 20 Archbishop May Drive, St. Louis, MO 63119

  • 8:00 am
    Opening Ceremony
  • 8:30 am
    Veneration of the Relics in St. Vincent De Paul Chapel
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Song of Bernadette movie
  • 10:00 pm
    Veneration Ends

Day 3: Sunday, July 10th
Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France - Old Cathedral 209 Walnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

  • 8:00 am
    Parish Mass (No public visitation of relics during Mass)
  • 10:30 am
    Parish Mass (No public visitation of relics during Mass)
  • Noon
    Veneration of the Relics in Church - Noon Parish Mass Cancelled
  • 3:00 pm
    Rosary
  • 4:45 pm
    Veneration ends to prepare for Mass
  • 5:00 pm
    Mass of Thanksgiving and Rite of Farewell with Archbishop Rozanski (Registration at oldcathedralstl.org)
  • 6:15 pm
    Veneration Resumes
  • 8:00 pm
    Veneration Ends

Information for Visitors

  • OLD CATHEDRAL PARKING
    • DROP OFF AVAILABLE on the Old Cathedral parking lot. NO PARKING is available on the Old Cathedral parking lot.Bus drop-off lanes available on Memorial Drive
    • $6 DISCOUNT PARKING available at the Mansion House Parking Garage (330 N 4th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102)
    • $5 (per person) SHUTTLE SERVICE available from Mansion House Garage to Old Cathedral
  • CARDINAL RIGALI CENTER PARKING
    • Ample parking is available at the Cardinal Rigali Center
  • Veneration will be by exposition only: NO ONE will be permitted to touch the reliquary or the glass surrounding it. Pilgrims are encouraged to pray silently in front of the reliquary.
  • Due to the anticipated crowds, Pilgrims should be respectful of others in line when venerating the relics and only expect to spend a minute in front of the relics.
  • No admission fee will be charged, but a good will offering is greatly appreciated.
  • There will not be any items for sale during the tour.

For veneration times and other information, please visit oldcathedralstl.org

Full program to be announced soon

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