Mass at Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is a church where masses are held regularly.

Attending mass at the basilica is what adds to its glorious beauty and makes the experience complete.

Mass is held at either of the two crypts: the Main Altar and the Crypt Altar.

Most Sagrada Familia mass times are from 9 am and are held every Sunday.

Extraordinary masses have different timings for which you can check the mass calendar.

Entry is free to the mass, but there are limited spaces. So, make sure to reach as early as 8.30 am.

Visitors to Sagrada Familia mass are requested to act respectfully and follow the dress code.

International Masses

The Sagrada Familia holds its international mass every Sunday at 9 am.

International masses are held in multiple languages, and you can attend the mass for free, but capacity is limited.

The mass is held at the Main Crypt, and to enter, you can use the entrance on the Nativity façade (Carrer de la Marina).

Crypt masses

The Crypt is the location of Our lady of Montserrat (The Black Madonna) and the burial place of Gaudi.

The masses are conducted in Spanish and Catalan twice daily.

Crypt masses at the Sagrada Familia are held from Monday to Sunday in Catalan at 9 am and in Spanish at 8 pm.

On Sundays and days of festivities, the mass is conducted in Spanish at 9 am, 11.45 am, and 8 pm, and in Catalan at 10.30 am, 1 pm, and 6.30 pm.

Extraordinary masses

Special occasions call for extraordinary masses.

You need a special invitation to attend extraordinary masses at the Sagrada Familia.

Depending on the occasion when the mass is being held, the schedule is updated on the official website at the beginning of the year.

Even if you end up missing the extraordinary mass, you can catch the ones live-streamed online.

Featured Image: Sagradafamilia.org

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