Worship at the Basilica

The House of God is open to absolutely everyone. 


The Basilica of the Sagrada Família is a place of worship. On the general tour, there is a space set aside for prayer and reflection in the Chapel of the Eucharist, in the ambulatory.

Over the course of the year, international and special masses are held at the Basilica and open to the public. This page provides updated information on upcoming masses open to the general public that will be held inside the Basilica.

See the calendar of upcoming masses.

International mass

Extraordinary masses


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INTERNATIONAL MASS (Every Sunday and holy days of obligation)

The Archdiocese of Barcelona will be holding an international mass at the Basilica of the Sagrada Família every Sunday and on holy days of obligation from 9 July.

The mass will be held at 9:00 am in several languages. There is no charge for attending mass but capacity is limited. The entrance to the Basilica is on the Nativity façade, Carrer de la Marina, from 8:30 am to 9:00 am.
Visitors are asked to dress appropriately and behave respectfully.
For groups of more than 25, please fill in the following FORM*



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DATE: every Sunday and holy days of obligation.
TIME: 9 am.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: space limited. No invitation required.


The Sagrada Família hosts extraordinary masses.

See the calendar of masses for the upcoming extraordinary masses.

To join in these masses and events, have a look at the information on how to get tickets when they are posted.

Some of the extraordinary masses can be watched live online. See the calendar for the upcoming live broadcasts.



Palm Sunday Mass
March 25 at 12 p.m.

Closing mass of the International Congress of Pueri Cantores
15 July at 9:00 am

Thanksgiving Mass celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Congregation of the Religious of Jesus and Mary
7 October at 6:00 pm

A living and international basilica
World Youth day (2011)

Presentation and blessing of statues
Saint Scholastica and Saint Anthony the Great (2014)