We have new extended hours during the week. The Basilica doors are open Monday-Friday from 7am - 8pm, Saturday from 7am - 630pm, and Sunday from 7am - 530pm. You are welcome to go to Confession, attend Mass, take a tour, or simply pray. We hope our Basilica is a place of refuge in Baltimore. Please visit us and enjoy the peace and healing of Jesus Christ.


Monday – Friday:  7:30am, 12:10pm

Saturday: 10am (First Saturday Only), 5:30pm

Sunday: 8:00am, 10:45am, 4:30pm

*Please see below for holiday hours.


Monday – Friday:  11:30am-12:00pm, 5pm-6pm

Saturday: 4:45pm-5:15pm

Sunday: 3:45pm-4:15pm



Monday – Friday:  9:00am, 11:00am, & 1:00pm

Saturday: Self-Guided Tours only

Sunday: 12:00pm

**Please see below for tour notes.


Thursday: 8am-8pm


Monday – Friday: 7:00am

Saturday: 5:00pm

Gift Shop

Saturday: 10:00am – 5:30pm

Sunday: 8:30am – 2:30pm

*Holiday Hours

The Basilica is open from 8:00am-10:00am on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving Day. There is one Mass at 9:00am, and no tours are offered on these days. In the case that Independence Day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the normal Saturday or Sunday schedule will apply.

**Additional Tour Information

Please also note that the Sunday tour is for walk-ups only, and groups will not be scheduled on Sundays. There are no guided tours offered during Holy Week, or the week of Christmas.

+Inclement Weather Policy

If weekday Mass is cancelled, we will announce it on our website (www.americasfirstcathedral.org). If the 7:30AM Mass is cancelled, it will be posted to our website by 6:30AM. If the 11:30AM confession and 12:10PM Mass are cancelled, it will be posted by 10:30AM. In the unlikely event that weekend Masses are cancelled, we will post that to the website as soon as possible.

Location & Parking

Free Parking is available around the corner at the Franklin Street Garage until 12PM on Sundays.

Basilica of the Assumption

Franklin Street Garage