Personal Stewardship

Care for ourselves in mind, body and spirit

Each of our lives is a gift from God. By caring for ourselves tenderly and with vigilance, we can serve God and one another.

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. 
We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”
~ Teilhard de Chardin 

How do we care for ourselves?

By improving our healthful practices. Change is a developmental process and it all starts with You.  To God every person is precious, and caring for ourselves in mind, body, and spirit is in accordance with God's will.

Pray for personal health

Father, give us
Wisdom to perceive you,

Intellect to understand you,

Diligence to seek you,

Patience to wait for you,

Eyes to behold you,

A heart to meditate on you,

And a life to proclaim you,

Through the power of the spirit
of our Lord Jesus Christ.

 ~ Saint Benedict (480-547)

Children's Prayer

Creator God,
 You made us wonderful and holy.

Teach me…
 Teach me to take care of my body which helps me to work and play.

Teach me to feed my minds by learning new things, so that I may help others.

Teach me to listen with my heart, so I may share love and see the love that others give me.


Personal reflection

I have been given the ability to make healthful changes to better serve God and benefit myself and those around me. How can I actively care for myself? Remember, it’s OK to say, “It’s all about me!”

“For I know the plans I have in mind for you, says the LORD, plans for your welfare, not for woe! plans to give you a future full of hope. When you call me, when you go to pray to me, I will listen to you.  When you look for me, you will find me.” Jeremiah 29:11-13

Upcoming Events

Sep 27
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...
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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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Iraq Family
Oct 1
2017
Sunday
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11:00 AM
Meet the Mentors who work with the six families The Basilica cosponsors through your generosity and prayer. These families have arrived in Minnesota from Somalia, Iraq, Burma, Djibouti, and El...
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...
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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...
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Oct 14
2017
Saturday
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9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Hosted by the Rock Solid Marriage group and the Young Families Ministry.
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Disability Awareness Committee Peggy Wolfe LaVail Valentines
Oct 15
2017
Sunday
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10:00 AM
Come and talk with organizations from around the Twin Cities area. Following 9:30 and 11:30am Masses. For more information about any of these events, contact Janet.
Oct 18
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...
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Oct 21
2017
Saturday
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9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Hosted by the Rock Solid Marriage group and the Young Families Ministry.
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