Calender of Feasts


Mother of Mercy, we implore your help.

April 2 – Saturday – Pilgrimage of the Divine Mercy Movement – Alberto Bottari de Castello, Apostolic Nuncio – (Holy mass at 12 noon!).

May 15 – Pentecost Sunday – György Snell, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest.

May 16 – Pentecost Monday – Renewal of wedding vows and blessing of married couples – János Székely, Coadjutor Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest.

May 21 – Saturday – Pilgrimage of kindergarten pupils – Miklós Beer, Bishop of Vác.

June 3 – Friday – The Sacred Heart of Jesus – Pilgrimage of Catholic Charity groups. Ferenc Palánki, Bishop of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza.

June 26 – Sunday – Feast of Saint Ladislaus King – Pilgrimage of sportsmen, sportswomen and sports fan – László Kiss-Rigó, Bishop of Szeged-Csanád.

July 2 – Saturday – Pilgrimage of the Gypsies.

July 3 – Sunday – Feast of the Visitation of Mary – Pilgrimage of couples (dating), the engaged, the newly married, expectant couples, and those couples who would like to conceive a child – Lászlo Bíró, Bishop of the Army.

July 9 – Saturday – Pilgrimage of the Holy Flame Movement – Bishop Nándor Bosák.

July 17 – Sunday – Feast of Our Lady of Carmel – Bishop Szilárd Keresztes.

July 24 – Sunday – Feast of Holy Ann, Mother of Mary – Pilgrimage and blessing of grandparents and grandchildren – Laszló Német, Bishop of Nagybecskerek.

August 2 – Tuesday – Pilgrimage of the ill – Father Erik Urbán OFM, Director of the Shrine of Csíksomlyó.

August 13 – Saturday – Receiving the Holy Relics of Saint Stephen (István) the First King of Hungary. The 10th anniversary of the proclamation of the National Shrine – Péter Erdő, Primate Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest.

August 14 – Sunday – Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – The main feast days at Szentkút, Archbishop Csaba Ternyák.

August 15 – Monday – Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Fülöp Kocsis, Metropolitan of Hajdúdorog.

August 20 – Saturday – Feast of Saint Stephen (István) the First King of Hungary – Marian Waligora OSPPE, Guardian of the Shrine of Czestochowa – National Shrine of Poland.

August 28 – Sunday – Pilgrimage of motorcycle riders – Father Botond Bátor OSPPE.

September 4 – Sunday – Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemn placement of the relics of Blessed Bishop Vilmos Apor and Blessed László Batthyány-Strattmann – Lajos Pápai, Bishop of Győr and Ägidius J. Zsifkovics, Bishop of Kismarton.

September 8 – Thursday – Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Bernard Bober, Bishop of Kassa.

September 11 – Sunday – Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows – Pilgrimage of widows, orphans, those who had lost their children and people of Slovak nationalities – Štefan Sečka, Bishop of Szepes.

Szeptember 17 – Saturday – Pilgrimage of the Eastern Rite (Greek Catholic) Community of Budapest.

September 24 – Saturday – Pilgrimage of the Religious.

September 25 – Sunday – Pilgrimage of College Students – István Pákozdi, Pastor of College Students.

Oktober 1 – Saturday – Pilgrimage of the traditional Roman Rite practitioners – Lajos Varga, Coadjutor Bishop of Vác (Holy Mass at 12 noon!).

October 8 – Saturday – Feast of Our Lady of Hungary – Ferenc Cherháti, Coadjutor Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest.

October 9 – Sunday – Feast of Our Lady of Hungary – Archbishop Piero Marini, Ex Liturgical Assistant of John Paul II.

November 20 – Sunday – Feast of Christ the King – The Closing of the Holy Gate – Father Benedek Dobszay OFM, Franciscan Provincial.


The above solemn masses start at 11 AM (except otherwise noted).

For general program schedule of feast days click here.

Detailed programs of each feast day will be posted few days prior to the given dates.


The Shrine (the church) is open from 6:55 AM to 8 PM in the summer and from 6:55 AM to 7 PM in the winter.

The outside grounds are open 24 hours a day.

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