All-Night Vigil: Opening Hours

We are pleased to offer our services to pilgrims during the All-Night Vigil, taking place on Wednesday 7th December.

Our Mass offices will remain open until Midnight on Wednesday 7th December.

St John’s Welcome Centre will also remain open for pilgrims, offering tea/coffee and a space to take some respite. St John’s is equipped with public toilets, including toilets for the disabled and parking spaces for disabled.

Wheelchairs can also be hired from St John’s for those in need of one. The Vigil begins with Confessions from 10pm until Midnight on the night of Wednesday 7th December.
The Vigil will continue in the Basilica from Midnight with Rosary, Holy Hour, Reflections and Prayer, concluding with Mass at 4am.


The opening times for Mass Offices & St John’s Welcome Centre during the All-Night Vigil are as follows:

9am to 5pm

8pm until Midnight