Upcoming Events

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 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 4
2014

Advent Morning Prayer

Basilica Choir StallsDuring the Season of Advent and Christmas, we celebrate morning prayer on Tuesdays and Thursdays....
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...
Dec 7
2014

Global Fair Trade Market

Mark your calendars for Sunday, December 7.  The Basilica will host a Fair Trade Market from 8:30am to 6:30pm in the...
Dec 7
2014

Waiting for the Messiah

Waiting for the MessiahSundays, December 7, 14 and 21, 11:00am-12:30pmWagner Room, Cowley CenterLed by...

Recent News Posts

Have a Blessed Thanksgiving

The Basilica offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 27...

A gift of Christmas flowers

We are coming again to Advent, when we wait with great anticipation for the coming of the Lord, and...

Feast of Our Lady of La Vang - Nov 22

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

Recent Blog Posts

Our Call to Welcome Refugees

The plight of refugees is one that should strike a chord with us as Catholics and as Minnesotans....

Thoughts on the Readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent (B) 2014

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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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