Upcoming Events

Dec 21
2014

Waiting for the Messiah

Waiting for the MessiahSundays, December 7, 14 and 21, 11:00am-12:30pmSts. Ambrose/Teresa Room, Ground...
Dec 21
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 21
2014

Compline

“Lord, grant us a quiet night…and peace at the last.”Join us in sung prayer at the close of day as we pray for peace in...
Dec 23
2014

Advent Morning Prayer

Basilica Choir StallsDuring the Season of Advent and Christmas, we celebrate morning prayer on Tuesdays and Thursdays....
Dec 28
2014

Solemn Vespers for the Feast of the Holy Family

Basilica Choir StallsEvening Prayer or Vespers (30 minutes) consists of the singing of a hymn and Psalms, the...
Dec 31
2014

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - 5:00pm Mass of Anticipation

Basilica churchOrgan, Cantor, soloistThis solemnity is a Holy Day of Obligation.  
Jan 1
2015

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - 10:00am

Basilica churchOrgan, Cantor, SoloistThis solemnity is a Holy Day of Obligation.
Jan 2
2015

Weekday Eucharist - 7:00am

Location: Saint Joseph Chapel, ground level
Jan 2 to Dec 30
2015 to 2016

Weekday Eucharist - Noon

Locations: Saint Joseph Chapel, ground level
Jan 4
2015

Solemn Vespers for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

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

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Basilica Parking at Christmas

PLAN YOUR VISIT: CHRISTMAS AT THE BASILICAWe look forward to seeing you at The Basilica for...

Donate Christmas Flowers

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National Lutheran Choir to perform at Basilica

In accordance with our ongoing effort to pursue ecumenical and interfaith relationships, The...

Recent Blog Posts

Thoughts on the Readings for the Feast of the Holy Family (B) 2014

For this Sunday’s readings click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser. http://...
Bronze Door of Basilica

Open Wide Your Gates!

The Basilica of Saint Mary has a magnificent set of bronze doors. Mgr Reardon commissioned them in...

God's Abiding Presence

This past summer my best friend of almost 49 years passed away. He had been diagnosed with an...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 4th Sunday of Advent (B) 2014

For this Sunday’s readings click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser http://...
Nativity from Oaxaca, Mexico

God is With Us.

One of my favorite activities in preparation for Christmas is the decoration of my house. It has...
Syrian Refugees Crowd Around a Supply Truck

Who Is Your Neighbor?

My immediate response to this question is to name the people that live next door to me. But in...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 3rd Sunday of Advent (B) 2014

For this Sunday’s readings click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser.  http://...