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.


NEW:
Because eucharists are prohibited during the Belgian Lock Down,
the Eucharist will be broadcast every Sunday at 11 am via Youtube.
The link for next Sunday November 22 =
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9Au0tzxy9U 

At the bottom of this page you will find all recordings of previous Masses

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

During the Lock Down (provisionally until December 13, 2020), the Basilica
of
the Holy Blood will remain accessible daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
except on Sunday morning.

Guidelines for your visit to our basilica during the Belgian Lock Down:
1) No more than 4 people may be present per prayer room
2) The museum / treasury of the basilica remains closed
3) Every day there is Veneration of the Holy Blood in the upper basilica
from 2 pm to 3 pm – and on Friday mornings from 10:30 am to 11:30 am –
but please note that no more than 4 people are allowed in the upper basilica!

Basilica entry: free of charge


Requests for MASS INTENTIONS or other questions: info@holyblood.com

The basilica and the museum are exceptionally closed:

– 1st of January 2021
– from January 11 till January 16 – 2021

Mass – during the lockdown only by streaming = every Sunday at 11h00.

 

Veneration of the Holy Blood relic
Every  afternoon from 2 pm till 3 pm

Adoration – not during the lockdown

SPECIAL EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATIONS & CONCERTS

 

Each time at 11 am – unless otherwise mentioned

  • 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: Organ Mass
  • Saturday, May 15, 2021: concert at 5.30 PM
  • Sunday, May 16, 2021: Closing celebration of the Week of Prayer of the Holy Blood – choir “Zingen is Zijn”
  • Sunday, May 23, 2021: Pentecost
  • Sunday 15 August 2021: Celebration of the Ascension of Mary
  • Monday 1 November 2021: All Saints
  • Thuesday 2 November 2021: All Souls
  • Sunday, December 26, 2021: concert at 5.30 PM, by the Westhoek Consort String Orchestra conducted by Nico Logghe, in collaboration with organist Eric Hallein –  tickets € 15

Here you can watch all the Masses that we already broadcast on Youtube