Upcoming Events

Sep 19
2017

Funeral: John Doyle

We celebrate the Rite of Christian Burial for John Doyle.11:00am: VisitationNoon: Funeral MassReception to follow in...
Sep 20
2017

Adult Bible Study - the Gospel of Mark

Wednesday evenings, beginning September 20, 6:30-8:30pmSts. Ambrose-Teresa RoomThe fall, we will focus on the Gospel of...
Sep 20
2017

Rediscovering My Faith

"As a child I could never find God in God’s house. Sitting in Mass I felt like a machine that could not manage to...
Sep 21
2017

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Sep 21
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-...
Sep 21
2017

Luther, the Reformation, and the Question of Christian Unity

Luther, the Reformation, and the Question of Christian Unity Saint John's Theology DayThursday,...
Sep 22
2017

Centering Prayer

Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer Group...
Sep 22 to Sep 24
2017

BYA Fall Retreat

BYA Fall RetreatFriday - Sunday, September 22-24Saint John's University. Collegeville, MinnesotaThis year, we are...
Sep 23 to Oct 30
2017

Reading the Image During the Reformation

Rebirth, Reform, and Revision: Reading the Image during the ReformationExhibition: September 23 - October 30Reception:...

Recent News Posts

Make an Impact in Our Community

Families Moving Forward (FMF) is a program of Beacon Interfaith Housing collaborative, a Twin...
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USCCB Denounces Administration’s Decision To End DACA

WASHINGTON— The President and Vice President along with Chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic...
Hurricane Harvey

Support Hurricane Harvey Relief

The Basilica will have a second collection the weekend of September 9 and 10 for Hurricane Harvey...

Recent Blog Posts

Sacred Heart of Jesus statue, Basilica of St. Mary

A Time for Hope

A few months ago while driving to a friend’s cabin, I drove past a couple of houses that had been...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2017

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Homeless Jesus Sculpture

Finding Christ

During the month of September, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast days of both Blessed...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2017

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Basilica Community Fall Festival

What does it take to feel like you belong? Early in my career after college, I was in a new town...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2017

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Judge Not

The column below was submitted as a letter to the editor for the Catholic Spirit. It was...