Upcoming Events

Oct 30
2014

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the Basilica choir stalls located behind the high altar. All are encouraged to attend.
Oct 30
2014

Singing God's Praises

The St. Olaf College Chapel Choir and members of The Cathedral Choir from The Basilica of Saint Mary will join together...
Nov 1 to Nov 23
2014

Icon Exhibit

Twentieth Annual Icon FestivalExhibit in The Basilica SanctuaryNovember 1 - 23, 2014More than a hundred Icons, 17th...
Nov 1
2014

Solemnity of All Saints

 READINGS OF THE DAY10:30am: Celebrant: Fr. John Bauer is the pastor...
Nov 2
2014

Icon Procession

The Twentieth Annual Icon Festival will open with a procession of Icons during the 9:30am & 11:30am Masses on...
Nov 2
2014

End of Life Issues

End of Life IssuesSunday, November 2, 11:00am-12:30pmWagner Room, Cowley CenterLed by...
Nov 2
2014

Solemn Vespers for the Feast of All Souls

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 3:00pmBasilica churchDuring the month of November, we remember all those who have gone...
Nov 2
2014

Compline

“Lord, grant us a quiet night…and peace at the last.”Join us in sung prayer at the close of day as we pray for peace in...
Nov 4
2014

Confessions from the Other Side (of the hiring desk)

What insider information do you need from hiring managers to make your interview the winning one and put you in control...
Nov 5 to Nov 30
2014

Saint John's Bible Exhibit

November 5—30John XXIII Gallery, Teresa of Calcutta Hall and Basilica ChurchFeaturing twenty-five framed prints of the...

Recent News Posts

JustFaith Begins Phase 1

The 2014-15 year of JustFaith has begun.JustFaith is a powerful exploration of...

Governor Mark Dayton Proclaims Basilica of Saint Mary Employment Ministry Day

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 has been proclaimed Basilica of Saint Mary Employment Ministry Day  in...

Inequality for All Film Showing

The Basilica of Saint Mary along with the Minnesota Catholic Conference, and the University of...

Recent Blog Posts

Thoughts on the Readings for the Commemoration of All Souls (A) 2014

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

All Saints - All Souls

Walking through the streets of Paris last week I could not but notice the many signs of Halloween...

Coming Together as Community

Growing up in a small town, everyone knew each other. In church, school or life in general,...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Giving Witness To Our Beliefs and Values

Try as we might to prevent it, every now and again during one of our Masses someone will put...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2014

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

Giving Gratefully and Graciously

Every once in a while, you meet someone whose story has an extraordinary and immediate impact. I...