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Request Care

Will you let me be your servant, let me be as Christ to you? Pray that I might have the grace to let you be my servant, too.  -Richard Gillard

The strength of our community lies in the many ways we have the courage and grace to ask for assistance and care, as well as the ways we offer care to one another.

How Can I Receive Care?

A Visitor: 

A trained listening minister can visit you or your loved one to walk with you in time of transition or need.  Contact Cathy Edwards, 612.317.3474 for more information.

Homebound Eucharist:

If you are unable to attend Church to receive Eucharist, our communion ministers would be honored to bring the sacrament to you.  Contact Cathy Edwards, 612.317.3474, to arrange a visit.

Employment:

The Basilica provides individualized support for people in job transition.  Contact Janet Grove, 612.317.3508 to arrange a meeting with a job coach. 

SVdP Parishioner Assistance:

The Basilica provides assistance to parish members during difficult times.  Contact Janice Andersen, 612.317.3477 for more information.

SVdP Outreach Assistance:

The Basilica St. Vincent de Paul program provides basic needs for people living in Minneapolis.  Details of our Shoe Ministry, Outreach Program, and our Life Skills and mentoring programs are found on Charity and Service Page. 

Prayer:

The Basilica community prays for individual needs.  We invite you to share your prayer concerns through our Prayer Request.

Mental Health:

If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health issue, we can put you in touch with someone who can help. Contact Janet Grove, 612.317.3508. 

Spiritual Direction:

If you desire a place to reflect on prayer, your spiritual practices, or uncover God in your life, consider exploring spiritual direction.  Contact Janice Andersen, 612.317.3477 for more information. 

Crisis Care:

For immediate assistance to address a current crisis, contact:

  • Crisis Connection, 612.379.6363 or  www.crisis.org
  • COPE (Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies), 612.596.1223
  • Walk-In Counseling Center, 612.870.0565 or www.walkin.or

Catholic Senior Connection:

A program designed to help seniors age in place successfully and help guide their family caregivers to the most appropriate resources in our community to meet their needs for supportive services. Catholic Senior Connection is a ministry is a ministry of Catholic Senior Services, which is a consortium of Catholic long-term-care providers within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.