Mental Health

We are called by Christ to respond to the mental health needs of our faith community members.

 

Do you need someone to talk to?

If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health issue, we can put you in touch with someone who can help.

Contact Janet at jgrove@mary.org, 612.317.3508.

The Mental Health Ministry recognizes that…

  • A person's religious faith and spirituality are part of the overall treatment and recovery process.
  • Secrecy, shame, stigma, and denial are among the great problems surrounding mental illness.
  • Mental illness causes great pain and anguish for the individual and the community.
  • Education — of the person, the parish and our community — can alleviate some of this pain.

Additional resources

Upcoming Events

Jan 26
2019
Saturday
at
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Karen Lilla, RN, BSN, education manager for Health Counseling Services, will provide an overview of common types of mental health problems and will include de-escalation techniques, communication...
Prisoners or Patients?
Jan 27
2019
Sunday
at
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saint Teresa of Calcutta Hall, Lower Level In order to prevent initial and recurring stays in prison for people with mental illnesses, we need to provide mental health care in the prison and have a...
Peruvian tapestery of the Holy Family
Jan 27
2019
Sunday
at
11:00 AM
Warm your heart as Basilica parishioners traveling to Peru share their adventures and convey the love they felt and shared. They travel with a faith and a sense of purpose that compels them to go,...
Feb 12
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
Whipple Federal Building1 Federal Drive, St. Paul Join members of the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) on the second Tuesday of every month. Raise your voice in prayer and protest about the...
Mar 9
2019
Saturday
at
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Basilica School, Lower LevelSaint Vincent de Paul said, "Service without reflection is just work." Our Basilica community serves and accompanies many in need. Discipleship also calls for defending...
Mar 12
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
Whipple Federal Building1 Federal Drive, St. Paul Join members of the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) on the second Tuesday of every month. Raise your voice in prayer and protest about the...
Apr 9
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
Whipple Federal Building1 Federal Drive, St. Paul Join members of the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) on the second Tuesday of every month. Raise your voice in prayer and protest about the...
May 14
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
Whipple Federal Building1 Federal Drive, St. Paul Join members of the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) on the second Tuesday of every month. Raise your voice in prayer and protest about the...
Jun 11
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
Whipple Federal Building1 Federal Drive, St. Paul Join members of the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) on the second Tuesday of every month. Raise your voice in prayer and protest about the...
Jul 9
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
Whipple Federal Building1 Federal Drive, St. Paul Join members of the Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) on the second Tuesday of every month. Raise your voice in prayer and protest about the...