Upcoming Events

Sep 25 to Oct 13
2014

Help End Homelessness: Affordable Housing Action Alert

$20 Million for Stable & Affordable Homes in MinneapolisWe need your help...
Oct 2
2014

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the Basilica choir stalls located behind the high altar. All are encouraged to attend.
Oct 4 to Oct 5
2014

Financial Stewardship Pledge Weekend

In October and November, The Basilica celebrates Financial Stewardship—the opportunity to gratefully share our...
Oct 4
2014

Missa Choralis Series

Missa Choralis 2014-2015 Series Begins!The Basilica's annual Missa Choralis Series begins its 2014-2015 season on...
Oct 5
2014

Voices of Catholic Spirituality

Voices of Catholic SpiritualitySundays, September 21 through October 1211:00am-12:30pm,...
Oct 5
2014

Blessing of the Animals

For more than 25 years we have celebrated the feast of St. Francis with a traditional Blessing of the Animals1:00pm -...
Oct 5
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...
Oct 7
2014

Feast of St. Francis: Creating a Climate for Solidarity

Join in a 90 minutes multi-media presentation that combines short video testimonials with group reflection.The...
Oct 9
2014

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the Basilica choir stalls located behind the high altar. All are encouraged to attend.
Oct 11
2014

Mezzo Wine and Cheese Social

Come Celebrate the beginning of fall at the Second Annual Mezzo Wine and Cheese Social!Join us as we learn about and...

Recent News Posts

Welcome New Staff

The Basilica of Saint Mary is excited to introduce two new members to our staff.Ben Caduff is our...

Child Garden Montessori at Basilica School

September 2nd will be the first day for children and families from Child Garden Montessori at The...
Megonia Music Appalachia

Appalachian Music with Megonia, Sunday August 24

Megonia, an ensemble featuring strings and voices,  will offer sounds of Appalachia at The Basilica...

Recent Blog Posts

Sharing in Creation

What a marvelous week we just had. Being able to enjoy the outdoors in these waning days of...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2014

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Abbey Church Interior

Opening Ourselves to God's Grace

Several years ago I decided to make my annual retreat at a Trappist Monastery in Conyers, Georgia....

Thoughts on the Readings for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2014

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Zion National Park, nature picture

Be not Afraid!

Every other year I gather with some of my former classmates from university. They are all priests...

Opening Our Eyes to the World Around Us

“Nothing is more useful than to look upon the world as it really is, and at the same time to seek...

The Exaltation of the Cross

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) on the one hand celebrates the profound reality...