Welcome in the Basilica of the Holy Blood

The Provost, the members of the Noble Brotherhood
and the pastoral team of the Basilica of the Holy Blood
wish you a warm welcome to the website.

GENERAL INFORMATION: 
Opening hours: 10h00 – 16h00

Basilica entry: free of charge
Treasury/Museum: Tickets:
i
ndividual € 2,50
groups (min. 15 persons) € 2,00

The museum is exceptionally closed from renovation works
Thursday, May 28 to Friday, June 12 – 2020.

For the restart of services, it is still a matter of time to wait for the green light from the Belgian Security Council.

The basilica and the museum are exceptionally closed:
- annually on the 1st of January

Mass: again from Sunday, June 21, 2020
Every day, also on Sunday and Holydays, at 11h00 except Monday. Priests visiting Bruges are cordially invited to concelebrate.

Groups are invited to join us during our services.

Veneration of the Holy Blood relic: again from Sunday, June 21, 2020
Every  afternoon from 2 pm till 3 pm

Adoration: again from Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Every Wednesday from 10 am till 11 am

More info: info@holyblood.com


SPECIAL EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATIONS & CONCERTS

each time at 11 am – unless otherwise mentioned

  • Saturday 15 August 2020: Celebration of the Ascension of Mary
  • Sunday 18 October 2020: Eucharist – music by the ensemble “Tre Voci”
  • Sunday 1 November 2020: All Saints
  • Sunday, December 13, 2020: concert at 5 PM, by the Westhoek Consort String Orchestra conducted by Nico Logghe, in collaboration with organist Eric Hallein –  tickets € 15
  • Friday, December 25, 2020: Christmas
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2021: Ashes Wednesday
  • Sunday, March 28, 2021: Palm Sunday
  • Friday, April 2, 2021: Good Friday at 2:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 4, 2021: Easter
  • Monday, May 3, 2021: Feast of the Holy Blood
  • Sunday, May 9, 2021: Opening of the Week of Prayer of the Holy Blood
  • Monday, May 10, 2021: Eucharist
  • Tuesday, May 11, 2021: Eucharist
  • Wednesday May 12, 2021: Eucharist at 7 pm
  • Thursday, May 13, 2021: ASCENSION DAY
    - 10:30 am: Transfer of the Holy Blood Relic to the cathedral
    - 11:00 am: Pontifical Eucharistic celebration in the cathedral
    - 2:30 pm: HOLY BLOOD PROCESSION
    - 5:45 pm: Closing Ceremony on the Burg Square
    - 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm: veneration of the Holy Blood Relic in the basilica
  • Friday 14 May 2021: Eucharist – music by the ensemble “Le tre voci”
  • Saturday, May 15, 2021: Eucharist
  • Sunday, May 16, 2021: Closing celebration of the Week of Prayer of the Holy Blood – choir “Zingen is Zijn”
  • Sunday, May 23, 2021: Pentecost