Photo provided by: 
Michael Jensen

Peace Partners

We work for peace and justice in our world

The Basilica was dedicated as a Peace Site on April 19, 2008.

Restorative Justice

Help The Basilica engage in local restorative justice efforts.

Every Church a Peace Church

The mission of Every Church A Peace Church is to call every church to embrace the form of power taught and demonstrated by Jesus, the power of nonviolent struggle.  Join them for monthly potlucks, workshops, retreats, and more.

Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers (MAP)

MAP is a non-partisan, ecumenical coalition of 69 peace, justice, environment, and U.N.-advocacy organizations. MAP plans workshops, speakers, and other events during the year. The Basilica’s Justice Teams are a member of MAP.

11th Day Prayer for Peace with the Sisters of Saint Joseph

The 11th Day of each Month 6:30pm-7:15pm 
Presentation of Our Lady Chapel, 1890 Randolph Ave., St. Paul
Free and open to all 

Join together with others for Peace Prayer on the 11th day of each month.  A variety of groups and people have been planning monthly Peace Prayer since 9/11. The theme is selected by those preparing for this special time to gather in prayer for peace in lives and situations throughout the world.  The Prayer for Peace is sponsored by the Justice Commission of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates.  If you would like to contribute your music, prose, poetry and/or planning skills, contact Janice Andersen, 612.317.3477.

Upcoming Events

Apr 23
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Truth & Reconciliation in South AfricaTravel with parishioners from the Basilica of Saint Mary to visit sites associated with South Africa’s remarkable transformation to democracy under the...
Apr 30
(All day)
A child's summer break is usually characterized by fun, sun, and pure bliss. But for some who live in unstable food environments, summer is also a time of uncertainty. Children face limited access to...
Sofas and Spokes Bicycles
May 20
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The annual “Sofas & Spokes” furniture and bike drive, sponsored by the Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness (DCEH), will be held in the parking lot of Plymouth...
May 21
1:00 PM
Roller blades, bikes, trikes, wheelchairs, strollers, and all wheel enthusiasts!  Join us for the Annual Blessing of the Wheels to ensure safe rolling throughout the year.  1:00pm: Gather on The...
Jan 12 to Jan 27
12:00 PM
Travel with parishioners from the Basilica of St. Mary to visit sites associated with South Africa’s remarkable transformation to democracy under the leadership of former President Nelson Mandela and...