Upcoming Events

Jun 23
2017

Centering Prayer

Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer Group...
Jun 24
2017

The National Catholic Youth Choir

Missa Choralis Series | 2016-2017 Series Saturday, June 24 | 5:00pm Mass of Anticipation...
Jun 25 to Jul 30
2017

Exhibit: The Life of a Swiss Guard

The Basilica of Saint Mary and the MN/ND Chapter of The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums are hosting an...
Jun 25
2017

School Supply Drive

The Basilica Refugee Committee is sponsoring a School Supply Drive to benefit Ascension Catholic School students....
Jun 25
2017

Annual Blessing of the Parish for Good Mental Health & Ice Cream Social

During each Mass this weekend, all will be blessed for good mental health and following the 9:30 and 11:30 am Sunday...
Jun 25
2017

Young Family Summer Picnic

Yes, it’s time to grab your red-checked tablecloths for The Basilica’s Annual Young Family Summer Picnic.All families...
Jun 25
2017

Young Organ Artists Concert

The Basilica’s Summer Organ Recital Series:Young Organ Artists’ RecitalYoung Organ Artists Anne Phillips (Epiphany...
Jun 29
2017

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Jun 29
2017

Pathways Faith-Based Life Skills Classes

Make a positive change in your life in just 10 weeks! Did you know that every Thursday evening from 6-...

Recent News Posts

Mental Health Blessing

The Sixth Annual Mental Health All Parish Blessing and Ice Cream Social Sunday, June 25, Following...
Basilica Landmark Ball 2017

The Basilica Landmark Ball 2017

Thank you to the patrons, guests and volunteers who made the 2017 Basilica Landmark Ball a success...
Sister Mary Ann Osborne

Revealing the Stories

Visitors to the studio and gallery of Sister Mary Ann Osborne, SSND are surrounded by stories...

Recent Blog Posts

Faith and Action

It seems to me that in our world today there are often two competing visions of “Christianity.” On...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2017

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

Join Us At The Basilica Block Party

In just a few short weeks I will celebrate my 10th Basilica Block Party. In 2007 when I started as...

Thoughts on the Readings for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (A) 2017

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

G.O.D. - Guaranteed Overnight Delivery

A few months ago I got together for dinner with a friend. During our dinner conversation he told me...

Thoughts on the Readings for the Solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity (A) 2017

For the readings for this Sunday click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser....

Exhibit: The Life of a Swiss Guard

After opening at the Vatican Museum in Rome, this unique Swiss Guard exhibit has appeared in only...