Upcoming Events

Jul 20
2014

New Member Brunch

New Member Brunch - Sunday, July 20If you've joined The Basilica in recent months, we'd like to personally...
Jul 20
2014

Solemn Vespers for the Feast of Mary of Magdala

Join us as we celebrate the vibrant and dedicated discipleship of women in our faith history.Vespers will be celebrated...
Jul 24
2014

How to Talk to Strangers

Not confident in groups of people you don’t know?  Learn to make the most of live networking events with Catherine...
Jul 28 to Aug 1
2014

The Basilica Children's Choir Camp

The Basilica Children's Choir Camp, a choral music enrichment for singers in grades 3-8 with unchanged voice, is a...
Aug 6
2014

Neighborhood Night of Peace

NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT OF PEACEWEDNESDAY, AUGUTST 6, 5:30-7:00 PM,ASCENSION CHURCH, 1723 BRYANT AVENUE ...
Aug 7
2014

Church Facade Lighting Event

Guests of all ages are invited on Thursday, August 7 from 8:30 until 10:00 pm to celebrate the debut...
Aug 12
2014

Myers- Briggs and Your Job Search

Understand your MBTI type and how you can use it in your career development.  Cindy Edwards will prepare your MBTI...
Aug 17
2014

New Member Brunch

New Member Brunch - August 17If you've joined The Basilica in recent months, we'd like to personally welcome...
Aug 27
2014

VIRTUS - Protecting God's Children for Adults

VIRTUS  - PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDRENWednesday, August 27, 6:00-9:00pmSt. Cecilia Room, Reardon RectoryThis awareness...
Sep 7
2014

Ministry Fair & Parish Picnic

Ministry Fair & Parish PicnicSunday, September 7, 10:30am-2:00pm, East Lawn*After summer travels, camps, and time...

Recent News Posts

No 5:00pm Mass, Saturday, July 12

There will be no 5:00pm Mass of Anticipation on Saturday evening, July 12th at  The Basilica.All  ...

Dedication of New Icon, St. Dymphna

Created by local artist Deb Korluka, The Basilica's newest icon will be dedicated on Sunday, June...

KIPP Moves to New Location

KIPP Stand Academy is moving to a new North Minneapolis location this week.  A Minnesota public...

Recent Blog Posts

Thanks be to God!

During these summer months many people are fortunate to have some vacation time. Some of us will...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2014

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

Sin as Our Failure

One Monday morning a few weeks ago I was at my cabin catching up on the Sunday newspaper when I...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2014

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Our Building of Hope

The Basilica, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, was built more than a century...

Thoughts on the Readings for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul (A) 2014

For this Sunday’s readings click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser. http://...
Mosaic of a mother pelican and her chicks

Corpus Christi

A number of years ago I found myself in one of our major cities on Corpus Christi Sunday. I decided...