Solemnity of the Consolata, the program of the feast

Below is the detailed program of Masses and initiatives – on weekdays and holidays – at the Sanctuary of the Consolata in Turin, in preparation for the feast of the Patroness of the Dioceses on June 20, 2022.

Hours of the Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is open for the whole day from 7.45 am and closes after the last evening Mass.

The Holy Masses are celebrated:

  • in the weekdays at: 8 – 9 – 10.30 – 12 – 18 – 19 (suspended on Saturday);
  • there Sunday at: 8.30 – 10 – 11.30 – 16 – 18 – 19.30

Both in the morning and in the afternoon it is possible to meet priests for the sacrament of Confession.

Nine Saturdays: April 23 – June 18 2022

Wanted from 1899 by Blessed Giuseppe Allamano (rector from 1880 to 1926) as a kind of “Advent of the Consolata”, they are still a form of enlarged novena to prepare the feast of 20 June.

In the S. Mass at 10.30 – which every Saturday of the year is celebrated for all members, living and deceased, of the Compagnia della Consolata – a reflection by Pope Francis on prayer is proposed (theme of this year’s novena and feast).

The novena: 11-19 June 2022

The following celebrations were particularly highlighted:

  • every day: 5.15 pm Rosary
  • on weekdays: 10.30 am Mass celebrated by the rector

Evening pilgrimages from the Pastoral Units

Here are the dates of the pilgrimages for individual Districts:

  • Monday 13 June: the District Turin CityPastoral Units 1-12
  • Tuesday 14 June: the District Turin CityPastoral Units 13-23
  • Wednesday 15 June: the District North Turin
  • Thursday 16 June: the District Turin West
  • Friday 17 June: the District South-East Turin

The faithful of the districts involved were invited to participate in the 5.15 pm to the Rosary and to Mass at 18 chaired by the Archbishop Msgr. Roberto Repole.

Even from home the faithful of the individual districts were invited to join the pilgrimage because they would be remembered in a special way.

Those who could not reach the Shrine personally have always known the opportunity to participate in the prayer that takes place in the Basilica: the website: (by clicking on WEB TV live streaming) during the opening hours of the Sanctuary it allowed to see and follow live what happened at the altar.

The homilies of the Archbishop for the Triduum and the day of the feast can be listened to again in the mediacenter of the diocesan site at THIS LINK


For two days there processional statue of the Madonna was on the outside and the painting of the Consolata it was placed near the entrance to the Sanctuary: the Consolata welcomed those who came to celebrate with her and for her.

Eve of the holiday: Sunday 19 June 2022 (solemnity of Corpus Domini)

The Saints Harvest were celebrated according to the holiday schedule: 8.30 – 10 – 11.30 – 16 – 18 – 19.30

5.15 pm S. Rosario

Solemn day of the feast: Monday 20 June


  • 6.30 am S. Mass chaired by father Carmine AriceSuperior General of Cottolengo, with the Little House of Divine Providence and the parish community of S. Agostino Vescovo
  • 8 hours S. Mass chaired by can. Ferruccio Ceragiolirector of the seminary, with seminarians and new priests
  • 9.30 am S. Mass chaired by Msgr. Valter DannaVicar General
  • 11 o’clock* S. Mass chaired by Msgr. Roberto Repolenew Archbishop, in the XXX of his presbyteral ordination (you can review a THIS LINK)
  • 12 o’clock* Supplication chaired by Msgr. Roberto Repole (you can review a THIS LINK)
  • 12.30 S. Mass chaired by the rector
  • 16 hours S. Mass with the Missionaries of the Consolata
  • 5.15 pm S. Rosario chaired by the rector
  • 18 hours S. Mass chaired by Msgr. Cesare NosigliaArchbishop emeritus
  • 20.30 * Procession chaired by Msgr. Roberto Repolenew Archbishop, through the streets of the historic center: via della Consolata, piazza Arbarello, corso Siccardi, via Santa Maria, via San Francesco d’Assisi, piazza Palazzo di Città, via Milano, Porta Palazzo, piazza Emanuele Filiberto, via Giulio, piazza della Consolata (AUDIO of the final reflection by Msgr Repole THIS LINK)
  • After the procession, the last was celebrated S. Masschaired by don Michele Viviano, SDBrector of Mary Help of Christians

* The Holy Mass at 11, the Supplication at 12 (audio) and the evening procession at 20.30 (audio), like all the celebrations of every day, could be seen and followed live by connecting to the website of the Sanctuary ( by clicking on WEB TV live streaming).

Solemnity of the Consolata, the program of the feast