The Basilica of the Pantheon is a church that has been consecrated to the catholic faith since the 13th of May 609 and since that date it has been uninterruptedly used to honour God, the private and public prayers of the faithful, and the Sunday celebration of the Eucharist, the sanctification of the Christian population through the sacraments.
Timetable Holy Masses
Mass is celebrated in the Basilica on Saturdays and on pre-holidays at 17.00; Sunday and public holidays at 10.30.
Following Events in the Basilica
RELIGIOUS EVENTS SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER
- Sunday 29 September 2019, 10.30 a.m.: Holy Mass presided over by Canon Mons. Bruno Gagliarducci with the accompaniment of the Choir of the Parish of Assunta (Our Lady of the Assumption) of Casola Valsenio..
- Sunday 13 October 2019, 10.30 a.m.: Holy Mass presided over by Canon Mon. Franco Sarzi Sartori with the accompaniment of the Choir of the Catholic Cathedral of Oslo, Norway.
- Tuesday 22 October 2019, 5 p.m.: Concert of religious music by the Chapel Choir of Bloxham, England.
- Friday 1 November 2019, 10.30 a.m.: Holy Chapter Mass on the Solemnity of All Saints presided over by his Excellency Mons. Daniele Libanori, Auxiliary Bishop of the Centre Sector and with the accompaniment of the Basilica Choir. Plenary indulgence under the usual conditions. The Basilica closes at 1.30 p.m.
- Saturday 2 November 2019, 10.30 a.m.: Holy Chapter Mass for the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed and in memory of all the deceased Italian Kings and Governors. Presided over by the Canon Penitentiary, Mons. Vittorio Pignoloni with the accompaniment of the Basilica Choir.
- Sunday 3 November 2019, 10.30 a.m.: Holy Chapter Mass for all deceased Italian soldiers. Presided over by Camerlengo Mons. Angelo Frigerio with the accompaniment of the “Salvo d’Acquisto” choir.
- Sunday 10 November 2019, 10.30 a.m.: Holy Chapter Mass for all deceased Canons and Archpriests. Presided over by the Canon Secretary, Mons. Alessandri Pierotti. The service will be accompanied by the Basilica Choir
Rules for your visit
Visiting a church is always a spiritual experience. During the visit therefore you are invited to maintain a decorous behaviour and wear suitable clothing as well as contributing to silence and prayer. The visit can become your particular moment of grace and dialogue : with the Virgin Mary, to whom the Basilica is dedicated with the name S. Maria dei Martiri, and with her son Jesus.
Reservations Holy Masses
If you wish to book a Holy Mass inside the Pantheon, please complete the following form in its entirety. Online booking is allowed for the celebration in the internal chapel for a group of maximum 50 people. For larger groups wishing to celebrate Mass in the Basilica, it is necessary to forward a request to the Rector, sending an email to [email protected]