English Mass at the tomb of Saint John Paul II


Beginning August 5, 2017, and continuing indefinitely, there will be Mass at the tomb of Saint John Paul II in English on the First Saturday of each month.

The Mass is organized by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, the same Sisters who host the official English Sunday Mass in Rome at Santo Spirito in Sassia each week.

You should sign up for one of my day tours of Catholic Rome.

The Mass begins at 7:15 AM.

The tomb is located in Saint Peter’s Basilica in the chapel next to the Pieta.

The basilica opens at 7 AM with security opening at 6:45 AM.

There are only enough seats for about 30 people, so arrive early or plan to stand.

It is possible for visiting priests to concelebrate.

Upcoming Masses:
August 5, 2017
September 2, 2017
October 7, 2017
November 4, 2017
December 2, 2017
January 6, 2018 (possibly cancelled for a Papal event)
February 3, 2018
March 3, 2018
April 7, 2018
May 5, 2018
June 2, 2018
July 7, 2018
August 4, 2018
September 1, 2018
October 6, 2018
December 1, 2018

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