The International Week of Prayer and Fasting

FREE In-Person Event
Opening Day on Saturday, October 1st, 2022

at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C

Register to Attend the Event in person by filling out the form below

In-Person Event Speakers

At the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, October 1st

basilica

Bishop Joseph Coffey

Celebrant and Homilist

Dr. Segunda Acosta

The Power of the Eucharist Against Evil

Father Peffley

The Twin Pillars of Victory: The Eucharist and Our Blessed Mother

Ted Flynn

Prayer, Fasting, Adoration and Heaven's Great Reset

Dave & Joan Maroney

Divine Mercy - Even For The Most Grievous Crime of All

Carlo Acutis Relic

The Relic will be available for veneration in the Upper Church.*

*The Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be available all day for veneration in the Miraculous Medal side chapel in the Upper Church. 

When

Saturday, October 1st from 8:30am – 3:30pm ET.

How it works

Join us in-person at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, October 1st, from 8:30am – 3:30pm ET. There will be speakers, confessions, a global living Rosary, 1pm Mass, and a procession of the nations. 

The Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be available for veneration at the Miraculous Medal side chapel in the Upper Church. 

Click “Attend the Event In-Person” to register for the IN-PERSON event. If you would like to join us virtually, the event will be live-streamed on our website, on YouTube, and on Facebook during the day!

The Schedule

ou can expand each of the sections below to learn more about our schedule for the Opening Day of Prayer at the Basilica on Saturday, October 1. All times are in Eastern Time.

*Confessions will be offered from 9:30-11:30 and 2:15-3:15.

*The Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be available all day for veneration in the Miraculous Medal side chapel in the Upper Church.

with the Legion of Mary and Deacon Orlando Barros – Sacred Music provided by Aria.

Introduction and Welcome by Ted and Maureen Flynn

Led by the Asian and African Communities

The Twin Pillars of Victory: The Eucharist and Our Blessed Mother

The Power of the Eucharist Against Evil

Led by the Hispanic Community

Prayer, Fasting, Adoration and Heaven’s Great Reset

Enjoy music performed by Aria.

Legion of Mary Prayers & Benediction by Deacon Orlando Barros

Procession of the Nations

Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with Celebrant and Homilist Bishop Joseph L. Coffey

Divine Mercy – Even for the Most Grievous Crime of All

Divine Mercy Chaplet led by Dave and Joan Maroney

Final Benediction