Upcoming Events

Feb 28
2015

Lent Retreat: Voices of Justice

Lenten Retreat: Voices of JusticeSaturday, February 28, 9:00am-NoonTeresa of Calcutta Hall, Lower...
Feb 28
2015

Rock Solid Marriage Lenten Series

Rock Solid Marriage Lenten SeriesSaturday Mornings, February 21 through March 219:00-10:30AM, Reardon...
Feb 28
2015

Holy Week Morning Prayer

Held in the Basilica Choir Stalls
Feb 28
2015

The Rose Ensemble Candlelight Concert

The Requiem of Pedro de Escobar (ca. 1465 – post 1535)Saturday, February 28, 8:00pm, The Basilica Church(preconcert...
Mar 1
2015

Forgiving the Unforgivable

Forgiving the UnforgivableSundays, February 22 through March 22, 11:00am-12:30pmWagner Room, Cowley...
Mar 1
2015

Solemn Vespers During the Season of Lent 3:00PM

Solemn Vespers will be celebrated in The Basilica choir stall directly behind the High Altar.Music Ensemble: The...
Mar 1
2015

Sunday Eucharist

Held in the main body of the church. Click here for Information on this Mass Parking
Mar 2
2015

Weekday Eucharist

Location: Saint Joseph Chapel, ground level
Mar 2
2015

Holy Week Morning Prayer

Held in the Basilica Choir Stalls

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Downtown Choral Festival

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Ash Wednesday Parking at The Basilica

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Recent Blog Posts

A Grateful Pastor

As I hope you know, last year, The Basilica Landmark was presented with an incredible challenge: an...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Lent (B) 2015

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

One day a friend of mine left his home early in the morning to attend the funeral of a neighbor....

Entering into Our Faith through Lent

Lent evolved out of the preparation for baptism. Those preparing for baptism were known as...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 1st Sunday of Lent (B) 2015

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

Many years ago I came upon a church dedicated to Saint Valentine. Apart from the usual Sacred Heart...
Fr. Joe Gillespie

ut unum sint

After a recent presentation a young man walked up to me and simple said: “It does not matter...