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Adoration in Saint Peter’s Basilica

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Saint Peter’s Basilica is not a museum, but with thousands of visitors shuffling through each day, it can sometimes feel like it. Take a break and give thanks for being in such a beautiful place.

Adoration is in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, on the right side of the basilica. This area is roped off, and behind a curtain. Don’t be shy, and let the attendant know you are there for prayer. It sometimes gets crowded, and you may need to wait for others to exit. Be patient.

Hours of Adoration

Monday – Saturday
Following the 8:45 a.m. Mass, and until Benediction at 4:45 p.m.

Perhaps after a time of reflection, you’d like to make a confession. Reconciliation is available in Saint Peter’s Basilica as well.