Upcoming Events

Dec 10
2018

Advent Sunday Gospels

Join us for some learning and faith sharing around the Sunday Gospels of the season of Advent. Monday mornings, Nov. 26...
Dec 11
2018

Advent Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer takes place in the choir stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Dec 11
2018

Funeral: Edward Toomey

As a faith community, we will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial for Edward Toomey.Visitation: 11:00amFuneral Mass...
Dec 11
2018

ICOM Vigil at the Whipple Federal Building

Whipple Federal Building1 Federal Drive, St. Paul Join members of the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) on the...
Dec 11
2018

Taizé Prayer with Opportunity for Individual Confessions

Taizé Prayer with the opportunity for Individual Confession is celebrated in the Teresa of Calcutta Hall, lower level. ...
Dec 11
2018

Voices for Justice Meeting

Let you voice be heard! Come to the Basilica Voices for Justice monthly meeting to learn about different issues of...
Dec 13
2018

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is celebrated in the choirs stalls located directly behind the high altar.
Dec 13
2018

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-...
Dec 13
2018

BYA Bible Study

BYA - Basilica Young AdultsJoin us for our weekly young adult Bible study in the Saint Joseph Chapel on the ground...
Dec 14
2018

Centering Prayer

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

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Archbishop Hebda Invites Young Adult to Listening Sessions

Archbishop Hebda invites young adults (ages 18-39) of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis...
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Our Lady of Guadalupe Bilingual Mass and Fiesta

The Basilica of Saint Mary along with its sister parish Ascension Catholic Church will celebrate...
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Bulletin December 2018/ January 2019

FROM THE PASTOR With this column I would like to update you in regard to several...

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Thoughts on the Readings for the 3rd Sunday of Advent (C) 2019

For this Sunday’s readings click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser.  http://...
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Die a Little Each Day

I once heard someone say, “You have to die a little each day so that when death comes, you are...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent (C)

For this Sunday’s readings click on the link below or copy and paste it into your browser. http://...

Our Spiritual Growth

A few months ago, in an email exchange with another priest, he mentioned that he and his siblings...
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Bambinelli Sunday

A few years ago I was in Rome for Gaudete Sunday, the third Sunday of Advent. I went to...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent (C) 2018

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Thoughts on the Readings for the Solemnity of Christ the King (B)

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