Upcoming Events

Nov 18
2017

Bible Study for Married Couples

Saturday mornings, October 14 - November 189:00-10:30amSt. Cecilia Room, Reardon Rectory, Lower LevelGod’s Spousal Love...
Nov 19 to Nov 26
2017

Windows to Heaven: A Visual Hymn of Praise

"Windows to Heaven – A Visual Hymn of Praise" Icon Exhibit will run concurrently with the 2017 Festival of Icons at The...
Nov 19
2017

Homeless Jesus Sculpture Dedication

Sculpture DedicationSunday, November 19, 1:00pmThe World Day of The PoorInstallation and dedication of...
Nov 19
2017

Evening Prayer: Prayers to End Homelessness

We gather together in the choir stalls to pray for those who are homeless and lack other basic necessities of food,...
Nov 20 to Nov 26
2017

Icon Exhibits 2017

November 1-26: 23rd annual Festival of Icons in Basilica Sanctuary.Icons dating from the 17th...
Nov 23
2017

Thanksgiving Day: Interfaith Prayer Service

The Thanksgiving Day Interfaith Prayer Service will be held in The Basilica church.This year’s interfaith service will...
Nov 23
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-...
Nov 23
2017

Eucharist: Thanksgiving Day

Mass will be celebrated in The Basilica church.
Nov 24
2017

Centering Prayer

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

Recent News Posts

Minneapolis Building Energy Challenge Award

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

Work of local iconographer subject of Basilica exhibition

The Catholic Spirit Feature: For years, icons created by local iconographer Nicholas Markell have...
Homeless Jesus Sculpture

Wall of Conscious for Homeless Jesus Sculpture

Join the Wall of Conscious conversation. The Timothy P. Schmalz Homeless Jesus...

Recent Blog Posts

A Good Spiritual Exercise

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

Thoughts on the Readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2017

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The Rite of Welcome

On November 19, this year’s class of Inquirers will go through the Rite of Welcome, also known as...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2017

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Photos of deceased loved ones

Remembering Our Beloved Dead

My brother Hans proudly sent me a photo of the grave marker he and his children created for the...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2017

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Homeless

Extending Kindness Throughout Our Lives

Recently I attended a lecture by author Kathleen Norris. During the course of her talk she shared a...