Upcoming Events

Nov 1 to Nov 23

Icon Exhibit

Twentieth Annual Icon FestivalExhibit in The Basilica SanctuaryNovember 1 - 23, 2014More than a hundred Icons, 17th...
Nov 5 to Nov 30

Saint John's Bible Exhibit

November 5—30John XXIII Gallery, Teresa of Calcutta Hall and Basilica ChurchFeaturing twenty-five framed prints of the...
Nov 20

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the Basilica choir stalls located behind the high altar. All are encouraged to attend.
Nov 20

Theology Day - American Catholicism

Theology Day -- The Future of American Catholicism: Lessons from the Young ChurchThursday, November 20, 6:00-9:...
Nov 22

Icon Tour

Tour of St. Stephan Romanian Orthodox Church in South Saint PaulSaturday November 22, 10:30amDeb Korluka will speak...
Nov 22

At the Console: Basilica Organ Demonstration

Saint Cecilia, patron saint of musicians (November 22) It is written that Cecilia "sang in her heart to the Lord" when...
Nov 23

Icon Festival Talk

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

Voices of Faith

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

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

Advent Morning Prayer

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

Recent News Posts

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...

Basilica Offices Closed and Program Cancellations

The Basilica church and offices will close at 2:30pm on Monday, November 10, 2014.On Tuesday,...

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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