Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Basilica of the Sacred Heart to close for maintenance Dec. 26-Jan. 11

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame will be closed Dec. 26 (Wednesday) through Jan. 11 (Friday) for maintenance of a continued lighting project. No services will be held during this time due to potential unsafe conditions. 

Weekday Confessions (11 a.m.) and Mass (11:30 a.m.) will be relocated to Sacred Heart Parish in the Crypt of the Basilica from Jan. 2 (Wednesday) through Jan. 11 (Friday).  The Basilica will reopen for the 5 p.m. Vigil Mass on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

A complete Basilica Mass schedule for Christmas and winter break can be found on the Campus Ministry website.


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.

101 Basilica Drive, Notre Dame, IN 46556