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Mass Timings at Shrine Basilica

Week Days

5.40 am            :           Morning Prayer in the Main Shrine
6.00 am            :           Mass in Tamil in the Main Shrine
7.00 am            :           Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica
8.00 am            :           Mass in Telugu in the Upper Basilica
9.00 am            :           Mass in Malayalam in the Lower Basilica
10.00 am          :           Mass in English in the Lower Basilica
11.00 am          :           Mass in Hindi in the Upper Basilica
12.00 noon       :           Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica
6.00 pm            :           Rosary and Litany in Tamil followed by Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica

All Sundays

7.30 am            :           Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica (Instead of at 7.00 am during the week)
5.00 am            :           (Additional) Mass in Tamil for the Parishioners of Vailankanni in the Lower Basilica

6.00 pm           :           Rosary, Novena Prayer, Benediction and Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica

All Saturdays

7.00 am            :           Mass in Tamil at Our Lady’s Tank Chapel
5.45 am            :           Car Procession of Our Lady of Health around the Shrine
                                       Benediction and Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica

First Friday

6.00 pm           :           Mass in Tamil
                                      Eucharistic Procession around the Shrine
                                      Sermon and Benediction from the front view of the Upper Basilica

First Saturday

5.30 pm           :           Car Procession of Our Lady of Health thought the Beach Road
                                    Blessing of the Sick with the Blessed Sacrament
                                    Benediction and Mass in Tamil in the Lower Basilica
9.00 pm           :           A Three-Hour Adoration to the Blessed Sacrament in the Main Shrine

Second Saturday

9.00 am            :           A Healing and Fasting Prayer Service from 9 am to 4 pm at Vailankanni Retreat House

Third Saturday

One Hour Intercessory Prayer Service at Our Lady’s Tank Chapel after 7.00 am Mass

Fourth Saturday

6.30 am            :           Mass in Tamil at Naduththittu Chapel

8.00 pm           :           Children’s Evangelization Programme in front of the Presbytery

Month of May

Our Lady’s Car Procession around the Shrine on all the days


The Annual Feast of Our Lady of Health is celebrated from 29 August to 8 Sept