Entrance to reception for night adoration and the Ephrem Guest House
At the rear of the Basilica:
35, RUE DU CHEVALIER-DE-LA-BARRE
- From 8.30 pm to 9.45 pm: Welcome and installation in dormitory or bedroom . You choose the time you want to pray during the night and we will give you your obligatory pass. Each time you come to participate in night adoration you need to get this personal pass at reception between 8.30 pm and 9.45 pm . Without it you may not spend the night in the Basilica.
|Reception of participants is not possible after 10pm.|
A contribution to costs will be requested for the night, in the region of 6€ per person (dormitory), 4 euros if you bring a sleeping bag, 16€ per person (single room) for one night adoration.
- 9 pm : Spiritual introduction to night adoration
- 9.30 pm : Compline sung in the Basilica
- 10 pm : Mass
- 11 pm to 7 am: Silent adoration for persons registered and lodging in the Guest House. The doors of the Basilica are closed to the public at 22:30 and re-open at 06:00. Each person prays for an hour or more so that a continuous relay of prayer is ensured.
- 7 am: Mass in the Chapel of the Virgin in the Basilica
- 8 am:Lauds (except Monday)
French continental breakfast (4€) is served from 7.30 am to 8.30 am (except Monday).
Customized programmes (meals, lectures, prayer) can be arranged for groups. Please contact us.
“The Eucharist is the sacrament of communion that brings us out of individualism so that we may follow him together, living out our faith in him. Therefore we should all ask ourselves before the Lord: how do I live the Eucharist? Do I live it anonymously or as a moment of true communion with the Lord, and also with all the brothers and sisters who share this same banquet? What are our Eucharistic celebrations like? […]
So let us ask ourselves this evening, in adoring Christ who is really present in the Eucharist: do I let myself be transformed by him? Do I let the Lord who gives himself to me, guide me to going out ever more from my little enclosure, in order to give, to share, to love him and others? […]
Let us pray that participation in the Eucharist may always be an incentive: to follow the Lord every day, to be instruments of communion and to share what we are with him and with our neighbour. Our life will then be truly fruitful.