Upcoming Events

Feb 17 to Mar 11
2018

Transfer of Memory Exhibition

Exhibition: February 7 –  March 11, 2018 [asset-2487-188]        This exhibition illustrates Holocaust...
Feb 23
2018

Centering Prayer

Find your inner silenceConsider joining us for Centering Prayer. Contemplative Prayer Group...
Feb 23
2018

Stations of the Cross in Lent

We celebrate the Stations of the Cross congregationally at 7:00pm in The Basilica on the Fridays of Lent.
Feb 23
2018

Stations of the Cross

Join us for Stations of the Cross in The Basilica Fridays in Lent.
Feb 24
2018

Baptism Preparation Class

The Basilica's baptism preparation class is an opportunity for you as a parent to better understand the Sacrament of...
Feb 24
2018

Archdiocesan Confirmation

As co-cathedral of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, The Basilica hosts several archdiocesan liturgies...
Feb 25
2018

Catholic Charities and Racial Reconciliation

Join us for the Lenten Series devoted to racial reconciliation. Imago Dei: Basilica Initiative on Racial Reconciliation...
Feb 25
2018

#MeToo: A Community Conversation and a Christian Response

#MeToo: A Community Conversation and a Christian ResponseFebruary 25, 1:00-3:00pmTeresa of Calcutta Hall, Lower Level ...
Feb 25
2018

Recent News Posts

Crucifix

Lenten Reflection:Psalm 51

The season of Lent is a time for reflection and meditation on the meaning of Jesus’ passion, death...
Transfer of Memory Exhibition

Basilica Welcomes Transfer of Memory Exhibition

The Basilica of Saint Mary is honored to host Transfer of Memory, an exhibition of portraits and...
Basilica Magazine Fall 2017

Basilica Young Adults - faith, fun, and service

Immediately upon hearing Jesus’ call, Andrew, Simon Peter, James, and John left their boats and...

Recent Blog Posts

Interior of the Basilica dome over the sanctuary

New Light for the Historic Basilica

The Basilica Landmark’s mission is to preserve, restore, and advance the historic Basilica of Saint...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Lent (B) 2018

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Thoughts on the Readings for the 1st Sunday of Lent (B) 2018

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Thoughts on the Readings for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 2018

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Abbey Church Interior

We Are Called

Just after Christmas, I spent three days retreating and resting at the Guesthouse at Saint John’s...

Thoughts on the Readings for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) 2018

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Thoughts on the Readings for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B) 2018

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