Upcoming Events

Jul 18 to Aug 30
2015

The Beauty of The Basilica

Photographs by Don LoegeringExhibit:  July 18—August 30, 2015Artist’s Reception & Talk:  Sunday August 9, 1:00pmIn...
Aug 29
2015

Eucharist - Saturday Mass of Anticipation 5:00PM

Held in the main body of the church. Click here for Information on this Mass Parking
Aug 30
2015

Sunday Eucharist

Held in the main body of the church. Click here for information on this Mass. Parking
Aug 30
2015
Aug 30
2015

Sunday Eucharist

Held in the main body of the church. Click here for Information on this Mass Parking
Aug 30
2015

Sunday Eucharist

Held in the main body of the church. Click here for Information on this Mass Parking
Aug 30
2015

Sunday Eucharist

Held in the main body of the church. Click here for Information on this Mass Parking
Sep 3
2015

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the Basilica choir stalls located behind the high altar. All are encouraged to attend.
Sep 3
2015

Crossroads Book Club-September 2015

If you like to read and discuss books, we'd love to have you join the Crossroads Book Club!  We read a wide variety of...
Sep 3
2015

Crossroads Book Club - September 2015

Do you love to read and discuss books?  If so, then Crossroads Book Club is the group for you!   Join us for the...

Recent News Posts

Protesters along Hennepin Avenue with The Basilica in the background

Basilica Offices Closed Labor Day

There will be no 7:00am or Noon Mass celebrated at The Basilica of Saint Mary. Mass will be...

Becoming Catholic

Would you like to learn more about becoming a Catholic?Each year The Basilica welcomes a number of...

Celebrating 100 Years

Sunday, August 16, 2015 marked one hundred years since the dedication of The Basilica, which also...

Recent Blog Posts

Painting by Cristofano Allori

One of Us

Friends proudly posted a great picture of Pope Francis on Facebook. They took the picture on August...

Leading by Example

On his recent trip to Ecuador, Bolivia, and Paraguay, Pope Francis answered questions from...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 2015

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Photo Exterior Event Block Party Volunteer People Pop Soda

Just "Lean In" to Volunteer Ministry

Landing back in the Twin Cities in the fall of 2002, Anne Jaeger moved into the Walker Art Center...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 2015

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Proclaiming God’s Everlasting Love and Never-Ending Mercy

In a letter dated August 5, 1905, Fr. Cullen wrote about the Pro-Cathedral, now known as The...

Thoughts on the Readings for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary (2015)

Normally this Sunday we would celebrate the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  However because this...