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.

101 Basilica Drive, Notre Dame, IN 46556


Improvements are coming this summer to the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Due to construction, access to the Basilica and the Grotto will be limited during this multiple phase project. Click here to learn more.