Church services Kevelaer, The city of Kevelaer is one of the world’s most famous pilgrimage sites. Hundreds of thousands of believers and pilgrims visit the city on the Lower Rhine every year to pray in the Chapel of Mercy , the Candle Chapel or in the St. Mary’s Basilica, or to take part in one of the numerous church services.

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A must for every believer, visitor and pilgrim is a visit to the Chapel of Mercy with its image of the Virgin Mary “Consolatrix Afflictorum”, “Comforter of the afflicted”. Here many believers ask Mary, the mother of Jesus, for help or intercession with God. Many also seek consolation here. And even if you are not a believer, you can feel the very special atmosphere that emanates from this place. The numerous sacrificial candles that are lit in the candle chapel also contribute to this.


Fixed church services Kevelaer

Pilgrimage, daily at 10 a.m. in the basilica

Eucharistic adoration, daily 9.30 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 2.30 p.m. – 6.15 p.m. in the sacrament chapel
Confession opportunity, daily 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. in the confessional chapel
Rosary prayer, daily at 5 p.m. in the sacrament chapel
Vespers of Mary, daily 6:00 p.m. in the candle chapel

Mass celebrations on Sunday

7 a.m .: Holy Mass in the basilica
8 a.m .: Holy Mass in the Poor Clare Monastery
10.00 a.m .: Family mass in the Maria-Königin-Chapel
11.45 a.m .: Holy Mass: Basilica
6.30 p.m .: Evening mass: Basilica

Mass celebrations on weekdays

7 a.m. in the confessional chapel
8 a.m. in the Poor Clare Monastery
9 a.m. in the sacrament chapel
6.30 p.m. in the confessional chapel

Liturgy of the Hours on weekdays

6.45 a.m., lauds in the confessional chapel
12 noon, Angelus prayer and sext in the sacrament chapel
6 p.m., Vespers of Mary in the candle chapel

Changes may occur despite regular updates.

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This map shows some churches in the region of the Lower Rhine, which offers different church services.

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Historic Buildings Lower Rhine

In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find diverse historic buildings as castles,  palaces, churches and more.

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