Upcoming Events

Feb 20

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Feb 20

Prisoners or Patients? Task Force

Discussion around plans this year to advocate for those with mental illness in jails or prisons. Lunch is served. RSVP...
Feb 20

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-...
Feb 20

BYA Bible Study

BYA - Basilica Young AdultsJoin us for our weekly young adult Bible study in the Saint Joseph Chapel on the ground...
Feb 21

Centering Prayer

Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer Group...
Feb 22

Sacrament of Confession

Confessions are heard in the Hildegard of Bingen room located inside the Saint Joseph chapel, ground level.
Feb 22

Mental Health Film Festival - 2020

The Basilica Mental Health Film Festival 2020 [asset-3306-314]       The Basilica of Saint Mary will screen four films...
Feb 22

Northfield High School Chamber Singers

February 22 | 5:00pm Saturday Series of Visiting MusiciansOn Saturday, February 22, The Basilica's ...
Feb 23

The Faithful Revolution: Vatican II

Join us for a five part documentary video series created to keep alive the vision and spirit of the Second Vatican...
Feb 26

Lenten Observances

The Christian faithful are to do penance through prayer, fasting, abstinence, and by exercising works of piety and...

Recent News Posts

From the Pastor: February/March 2020 Bulletin

With this column I would like to update you in regard to several areas of our parish’s life.1....

Archdiocesan Disciple Maker Catholic Leadership Institute Survey

Archbishop Hebda invites all Basilica community members to participate in the Archdiocesan Disciple...

Candlemas: Blessing of the Candles

Forty days after Christmas, on February 2, we celebrate the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple and...

Recent Blog Posts

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Civility, Clarity, and Compassion

Working previously in college campus ministry, and now with young adults, I have to be engaged with...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2020

There is both a long form and short form of our Gospel this Sunday.  The remarks below are based on...
Liturgical Ministries

Our Liturgical Ministries

Last Sunday, I had a wonderful conversation with a new parishioner. She recently moved to...
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Every Human Being is Beloved

At the heart of my faith is the unbending and abiding belief that each and every person is a...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2020

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Thoughts on the Readings for the Feast of the Presentation - - February 2nd (A) 2020

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Thoughts on the Readings for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) 2020

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