Upcoming Events

Dec 12
2017

Taizé with Opportunity for Individual Confessions

Taizé with the opportunity for individual confessions will be celebrated in the Teresa of Calcutta Hall, lower level.
Dec 14
2017

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Dec 14
2017

Prisoners or Patients?

Prisoner or Patients: Medications for Those with Mental Illness in Our Jails and PrisonsCowley Center-Wagner Room Do...
Dec 14
2017

Pathways Faith-Based Life Skills Classes

Make a positive change in your life in just 10 weeks! Did you know that every Thursday evening from 6-...
Dec 15
2017

Centering Prayer

Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer Group...
Dec 15
2017

Messiah Concert and Dinner

Messiah Christmas Concert and Dinner6:00pm Dinner, 8:00pm Concert Co-presented by The Basilica of Saint Mary and ...
Dec 16
2017

The Rose Ensemble

Welcome the Season: Christmas in Baroque MaltaBack by popular demand! A treasure trove of vocal manuscripts quietly at...
Dec 17
2017

Blessing of the Bambinelli

Bring the infant Jesus from your home nativity scene for a special blessing during the 9:30am Mass.
Dec 17
2017

Room for Christmas

Room for Christmas: A Children and Youth Christmas MusicalPerformances at 11:00am and 1:00pmTeresa of Calcutta hall,...

Recent News Posts

Basilica Magazine Fall 2017 cover

Basilica Magazine Fall 2017

The Basilica of Saint Mary proudly releases BASILICA Magazine, Fall 2017: The Basilica Community,...
Homeless Jesus Dedication

Dedication of Homeless Jesus Sculpture

The Basilica of Saint Mary dedicated the new Timothy P. Schmalz Homeless Jesus bronze sculpture on...

Minneapolis Building Energy Challenge Award

The Basilica of Saint Mary received a 2017 Building Energy Performance Award for outstanding energy...

Recent Blog Posts

Advent wreath

The Season of Anticipation

On Sunday December 3 we celebrated the first Sunday in the Incarnation Cycle thus starting a new...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent (B) 2018

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Thoughts on the Readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent (B) 2018

For this Sunday’s readings, click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser. http://...

What Are We Waiting For

Waiting. We’re not very good at that anymore. Perhaps we never were. In this “instant gratification...
Revolution of Love and Tenderness

Living Catholic Social Teaching

Every once and a while, it is important to reflect on one’s actions: What am I doing, and why?...

Thoughts on the Readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King (A) 2017

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A Good Spiritual Exercise

Several years ago I had a meeting with my spiritual director and in our conversation I mentioned an...