Upcoming Events

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 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...
Nov 23
2014

Icon Festival Talk

Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy - Historical Perspective of Similarities & DifferencesSunday...
Nov 24
2014

Voices of Faith

Voices of Faith: Grill the Presenters -- The Burden of TruthMonday, November 24, 7:00-8:15PMBreck School, Cargill...
Nov 30
2014

Solemn Vespers for the Season of Advent

Basilica Choir StallsEvening Prayer or Vespers (30 minutes) consists of the singing of a hymn and Psalms, the...
Dec 2
2014

Advent Morning Prayer

Basilica Choir StallsDuring the Season of Advent and Christmas, we celebrate morning prayer on Tuesdays and Thursdays....
Dec 4
2014

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the Basilica choir stalls located behind the high altar. All are encouraged to attend.
Dec 6
2014

Eucharist with the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick

Saint Joseph Chapel, ground levelWe will celebrate the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick during a special Mass. We...
Dec 6
2014

La Natividad

Presented by In The Heart of The Beast Puppet and Mask TheatreJoin us during the holidays for The Nativity Story...
Dec 6
2014

Celebrating the Seasons: College of Saint Benedict / Saint John's University

Join the CSB/SJU Chamber, CSB Women's Choir, SJU Men's Choir, Saint John's Boys', Choir CSB/SJU Brass Choir and the...

Recent News Posts

Feast of Our Lady of La Vang - Nov 22

After Spanish merchants and missionaries delivered the Gospel and Catholicism to Vietnam in the...

Voices of Faith Presentation

The Basilica of Saint Mary invites you to Grill the Presenters: The Burden of Truth on...

Dine out for The Basilica

Parishioners, visitors, and friends can "Dine out for The Basilica" Sunday, Nov. 16, at various...

Recent Blog Posts

Candles at Mass

Feed the Lives and Hearts of Thousands

In this season of Thanksgiving, I find it easy to prioritize The Basilica community on my “thankful...

That All May Be One

Last Sunday, November 9 we celebrated the Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran as well as...

Thoughts on the Readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King (A) 2014

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May They All Be One

As he lay dying of cancer, Pope John XXIII reportedly continuously whispered Jesus’ prayer: “...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2014

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Young girl lighting votive candles

Loaves and Fishes Here at The Basilica

There seems to be a children’s book to address most childhood behavior issues, which is helpful...

Thoughts on the Readings for the Feast of The Dedication of the Basilica St. John Lateran (A) 2014

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