The Healing Service is usually on the last Saturday of every month after the 5:30 PM Mass. Occasionally, it gets moved because of variable dates like Christmas and Easter. Please check the calendar here.
The Basilica is not a parish but a Shrine that pilgrims attend. Sacraments like Baptism, First Communion, Weddings are held in parish churches. Funerals also take place in a person’s particular parish church.
Blessings of car keys and religious articles are done at the end of all the Masses, weekdays and weekends.
Pets are only allowed in the Basilica when they are seeing eye dogs.
Yes, the Basilica has 3 handicap ramps, main, the rear and a newly added on the east side of the basilica.
The Mariachi Band plays Saturdays at 11:30 AM and 5:30 PM. On Sundays, they play at the 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and 7:00 PM Masses.