Adult Faith Formation

Deepening your faith

Faith is a constant gift from God. It is offered to us at our baptism and over and over again throughout our lives. It grows and deepens as we experience life.

Join The Basilica community as we learn and journey with one another in our Catholic faith.

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Commemorating the Reformation - from Conflict to Communion

October 31, 2017 marks the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther publishing his Ninety-Five Theses and the beginning of the Lutheran Reformation.  Please join us for lectures, art, prayers, and music to explore and undsrstand the Reformation. Information on the lectures is listed below. Other events are listed on the Events Calendar.

Adult Bible Study

 

This fall we will be focusing on the Gospel of Mark. See below for more information and registration. 

Theology Day

Join us for these sessions presented by scholars from Saint John’s School of Theology-Seminary. Also presented at Saint John’s University and other locations in the Twin Cities and out-of-state. Click here for the full schedule., and see below for information about the upcoming session at The Basilica.

Minneapolis Multi-Faith Network

(formerly known as the Minneapolis Interfaith Forum)

Through a new organization called The Minneapolis Multi-Faith Network (MMN), we are working alongside downtown Minneapolis religious communities on some of the most pressing social justice matters this city is facing. This multi-faith network builds friendships and opportunities to learn about others' faith while participants pursue the common good together.   Click here to view a short video about MMN.

Please visit the Minneapolis Multi-Faith Network website to learn more about this orgranization and upcoming events. 

Participating Congregations:

  • The Basilica of Saint Mary
  • Temple Israel
  • Masjid An-Nur Mosque
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • Plymouth Congregational Church
  • Islamic Community Center of Minnesota/Masjid-Al-Iman
  • First Universalist Church of Minneapolis
  • First Covenant Church
  • First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis
  • Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church
  • Church of the Ascension

Scroll down to see more about upcoming Adult Faith Formation opportunities.

Upcoming Events

Sep 27
2017
Wednesday
at
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday evenings, beginning September 20, 6:30-8:30pmSts. Ambrose-Teresa RoomThe fall, we will focus on the Gospel of Mark over a  six-week period. Each weekly session features key passages from...
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Sep 27
2017
Wednesday
at
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
"As a child I could never find God in God’s house. Sitting in Mass I felt like a machine that could not manage to function properly. I had all the pieces, but together they would not produce the...
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Sep 30
2017
Saturday
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9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
This Northside Bus Tour is an opportunity to go to North Minneapolis to see both the struggles and the beauty of the North Side of our city. The Bus Tour will be guided by Don Samuels, former...
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Oct 4
2017
Wednesday
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6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday evenings, beginning September 20, 6:30-8:30pmSts. Ambrose-Teresa RoomThe fall, we will focus on the Gospel of Mark over a  six-week period. Each weekly session features key passages from...
Register
Oct 4
2017
Wednesday
at
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
"As a child I could never find God in God’s house. Sitting in Mass I felt like a machine that could not manage to function properly. I had all the pieces, but together they would not produce the...
Register
Harvest Pack Volunteers 2016
Oct 8
2017
Sunday
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10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Help Feed the HungryVolunteer to help pack more than 30,000 meals that will be donated to Community Emergency Services and sent abroad to the Philippines or Haiti. Packing will take place following...
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Oct 11
2017
Wednesday
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6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday evenings, beginning September 20, 6:30-8:30pmSts. Ambrose-Teresa RoomThe fall, we will focus on the Gospel of Mark over a  six-week period. Each weekly session features key passages from...
Register
Oct 11
2017
Wednesday
at
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
"As a child I could never find God in God’s house. Sitting in Mass I felt like a machine that could not manage to function properly. I had all the pieces, but together they would not produce the...
Register
Oct 18
2017
Wednesday
at
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday evenings, beginning September 20, 6:30-8:30pmSts. Ambrose-Teresa RoomThe fall, we will focus on the Gospel of Mark over a  six-week period. Each weekly session features key passages from...
Register
Martin Luther
Oct 22
2017
Sunday
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1:00 PM
Martin Luther’s Life and LegacySunday, October 22, 1:00pmTeresa of Calcutta Hall, Lower LevelAn introduction to the life and theology of Martin Luther, the German monk who sought to reform the...
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