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Michael Jensen

Lent

Celebrating the Paschal Mystery

The Paschal Cycle comprises three distinct periods: 

  1. Lent, which is the time of preparation
  2. Holy week with the Sacred Triduum
  3. Easter Tide which is a time of great celebration ending with Pentecost

During Lent we focus on:

  1. the celebration of the mystery of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ
  2. and our incorporation in this mystery by virtue of our baptism.

For a complete list of Lenten offerings including liturgies, learning and outreach opportunities, visit our Events Calendar and check the box for "Lent" in the filter.

Lenten Liturgies

In addition to the regularly scheduled celebration of the Eucharist on Sundays and weekdays the liturgical schedule during Lent comprises:

  • Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of Lent. We have the Imposition of the Ashes at all Masses as a reminder that we are to repent and model our lives after that of Jesus.
    • 7:00am: Eucharist and imposition of Ashes
    • Noon:     Eucharist and imposition of Ashes
    • 5:30pm: Eucharist and imposition of Ashes*
    • 6:30pm: Soup Supper in Teresa of Calcutta Hall*
    • 7:30pm: Eucharist and imposition of Ashes*

* ASL Interpreted

 

Upcoming Events

Apr 3
2020
Friday
at
7:00 PM
To protect people from possible exposure to the Coronavirus and for the common good and welfare of our communit​y, this program has been suspended until further notice. We will live stream Stations...
Apr 5
2020
Sunday
at
2:30 PM
To protect people from possible exposure to the Coronavirus and for the common good and welfare of our community, the concert has been suspended until further notice. A Palm Sunday meditation...
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Apr 6
2020
Monday
at
9:15 AM
In response to the Governor's Stay at Home order and for the common good and well-being of our community, The Basilica of Saint Mary will be closed until further notice. The church and other...
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Apr 7
2020
Tuesday
at
9:15 AM
In response to the Governor's Stay at Home order and for the common good and well-being of our community, The Basilica of Saint Mary will be closed until further notice. The church and other...
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Apr 8
2020
Wednesday
at
9:15 AM
In response to the Governor's Stay at Home order and for the common good and well-being of our community, The Basilica of Saint Mary will be closed until further notice. The church and other...
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Apr 9
2020
Thursday
at
9:15 AM
In response to the Governor's Stay at Home order and for the common good and well-being of our community, The Basilica of Saint Mary will be closed until further notice. The church and other...
Apr 9
2020
Thursday
at
7:00 PM
Join us online for Mass of the Lord's SupperCheck back for the livestream link or at facebook.com/BasilicaMpls.  Together we can join in the act of spiritual communion.
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Apr 10
2020
Friday
at
9:15 AM
In response to the Governor's Stay at Home order and for the common good and well-being of our community, The Basilica of Saint Mary will be closed until further notice. The church and other...
Apr 10
2020
Friday
at
12:00 PM
Join us online for Stations of the CrossCheck back for the livestream link or at facebook.com/BasilicaMpls.   
Apr 10
2020
Friday
at
3:00 PM
Join us online for the Passion of Our Lord Jesus ChristCheck back for the livestream link or at facebook.com/BasilicaMpls.