Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart serves as the mother church of the Congregation of Holy Cross in the United States. It is in the Basilica that Holy Cross religious profess final vows, that seminarians are ordained priests and where deceased religious are commended to God. Likewise, it is a place of worship and prayer for students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as for regular worshipers, pilgrims and countless visitors.

Take a complete virtual tour of the Basilica, its side chapels and the museum here.

Click here to submit a liturgical request for the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Please note that the form IS NOT to be used for requesting baptisms, weddings or funerals in the Basilica. To request a baptism or wedding, email Amy Huber at ahuber@nd.edu. To schedule a funeral, email John Zack at jzack@nd.edu.

Click here to submit a request for use of the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. Only groups directly affiliated with Congregation of Holy Cross or the University of Notre Dame may reserve the Grotto for a Mass or other prayer service. A request to reserve the Grotto should be made one month in advance. For more information, please email Mary Froning