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       INFORMATION ON THE BASILICA



            To request prayers, please, contact: m.ausiliatrice@tiscali.it  

    HOLY MASSES

* Weekdays: from 6:30 to 11:30 every half hour. In the afternoon   at 18.30.

                               During the months of July and August there is                                suspension  of the mass at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30.

* Holidays, Saturdays and
   Eve of Celebration:
18:00 (evening mass),
                             6:00 to 12:00   every hour.

* Sunday evening, Holy Mass at 17:30, at 18:30 and at 21:00.

    CONFESSIONS

This is one of the sanctuary's main activities. Upon request, confession can be heard in:

           ITALIAN   -   ENGLISH

           FRENCH   -   SPANISH

Weekdays: From 6:30 to 12:00 and   from  15:00   to 19:00.


* Holidays:  From 6:30 to 12:45 and from  15:00  to 19:30. Also, from 21:00 to 22:00.

       SPIRITUAL MEETINGS

One can refer to one of the priests in the sacristy. Or during the week from 16:00 to 19:00, the priest receives people in a small room within the sanctuary.

       PRAYER IN THE SANCTUARY

* Weekdays: at 16:30 recital of the Holy Rosary, eucharistic adoration and benediction with the  Holy  Sacrament


* Holidays: at 16:30 singing of Vespers, Eucharist adoration and benediction


* Eve of Celebration: First Vespers at 19:00.

SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS :
In addition to the celebrations that characterise the liturgical year, there are also the solemn and well attended celebrations of St JOHN Bosco, 31st January; and the celebration of Mary Help of Christians, 24th May. Both celebrations are preceded by the novenae.


        VISITS  TO THE SANCTUARY

Visits by groups of pilgrims can be guided by a Salesian from the Sanctuary:
(telephone bookings TEL. +39-011.52.24.253 or by Fax +39-011-52.24.262).

SUGGESTED PROGRAMME: 

1  Arrival in Sanctuary:

Prayer and  contemplation in  front  of the large painting of Mary Help of Christians;   Visit to the altars of Don Bo-sco, St Mary Mazzarello and St Domenic Savio.

Descent into the crypt and visit to the Chapel  of Relics and of the dream of Don  Bosco.

Pinardi Chapel
 3 Church of St. Francis De Sales   Don Bosco's Rooms (Camerette) 5  Salesian Center of Marian Documentation (CSDM).

      SECOND POSSIBILITY:

1 Pinardi Chapel, 2 Church of St. Francis De Sales, 3 The Basilica,  4 Don Bosco's  Rooms (Camerette), 5 Salesian Center of  Marian  Documentation (CSDM).






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