Upcoming Events

Feb 9
2016

"Being Sober and Becoming Happy" - Wisdom for Life: 12 Steps for Everyone

Rev. Dr. John MacDougall, Spiritual Care Coordinator at the Retreat in Wayzata, is one of the most respected voices in...
Feb 10
2016

Eucharist: Ash Wednesday

Mass with the distribution of ashes will be celebrated in the Basilica church.
Feb 10
2016

Eucharist: Ash Wednesday

Mass with the distribution of ashes will be celebrated in the Basilica church.
Feb 10
2016

Eucharist: Ash Wednesday

Mass with the distribution of ashes will be celebrated in the Basilica church.
Feb 10
2016

Ash Wednesday - Soup Supper

Join us in the lower level of the church for a simple meal of soup and bread, either after the 5:30pm liturgy or before...
Feb 10
2016

Eucharist: Ash Wednesday

Mass with the distribution of ashes will be celebrated in the Basilica church.
Feb 11
2016

Lenten Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is held in the choir stalls directly behind the high altar in the Basilica.
Feb 11
2016

Mental Health Film Festival

Love & MercyJoin us for the film by William Pohland about the life of Beach Boy Brian Wilson and his struggle with...
Feb 11
2016

"Being Sober and Becoming Happy" - Wisdom for Life: 12 Steps for Everyone

Rev. Dr. John MacDougall, Spiritual Care Coordinator at the Retreat in Wayzata, is one of the most respected voices in...
Feb 12
2016

Eucharist: Fridays of Lent

Mass will be celebrated in the Saint Joseph Chapel, ground level.

Recent News Posts

Refugee Sponsorship Progress

In this Year of Mercy, The Basilica has continued to work on its initiative to sponsor a Refugee...

Winter Weather Cancellations

The Basilica of Saint Mary will close at 3pm Tuesday, February 2. There are a number of evening...

Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

Ash Wednesday services will be held at The Basilica on Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00am, Noon, 5:...

Recent Blog Posts

Thoughts on the Readings for the 1st Sunday of Lent (C) 2016

For this Sunday’s readings click on the link below or copy and past it into your browser. https://...
Nursery Children

Seeing the Bigger Picture

A couple weeks ago when I was driving back to The Basilica I heard a news report on coloring books...
Umbrelina

On Active Participation in the Liturgy

Recently a young man approached me following one of our Sunday liturgies. He asked if we needed him...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) 2016

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

Ordinary or Original

On the feast of the Epiphany, one of the children in our Learning programs asked when we could go...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C) 2016

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

Abstract Art in Church?

In a few weeks we will celebrate Ash Wednesday and thus begin Lent. That is the time when Lucinda...