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Home Football Weekend Masses

Notre Dame invites everyone to join in the celebration of the Holy Eucharist while on campus. Mass is celebrated at various locations and times throughout the home game weekend.

On home football game weekends, masks are required in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart starting at 1 p.m. Friday through the conclusion of the 12 p.m. Mass on Sunday. When Masses are celebrated in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, masks are also required for all attendees.


  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart at 11:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. 

Saturday: Gameday

2:30 p.m. kickoffs - 

  • 30 minutes after the game at:

    • Basilica of the Sacred Heart*
    • DeBartolo Performing Arts Center* 

*Please Note: Should the game end after 8:30 p.m., post-game Mass will be canceled in the Basilica and DeBartolo.

7:30 p.m. kickoffs -

  • 4:00 p.m.
    • Basilica of the Sacred Heart  
  • 4:30 p.m.
    • DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and noon.


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All are also welcome to pray the rosary at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart each home game Saturday:

  • 10:30 a.m. for 2:30 p.m. kickoff
  • 2:30 p.m. for 7:30 p.m. kickoff

A specific intention will be prayed before each game. 


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We celebrate Vespers every Sunday evening in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at 7:15 p.m. throughout the academic year. All are welcome to attend.

Thunder from the Sky: Festive Organ Music in the Basilica

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Begin your home game weekend festivities by experiencing musical thunder from the sky. Basilica organists will be “pulling out all the stops” during 15-minute informal recitals that are sure to shake the rafters. The concerts will conclude with a rousing rendition of the alma mater. Concerts are every home game Friday.