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

May 30
2018
Wednesday
at
6:30 PM
Do you struggle with job interviews? Come learn an easy to remember, 4-part interview process that you can apply in all types of interviewing, from HR phone screens to the dreaded group interview.  ...
Basilica bikes outside blessing of wheels
Jun 3
2018
Sunday
at
1:00 PM
Join us for a parish bike ride! We will meet on the plaza in front of the Basilica. There will be two route options along the Mississippi River.  The shorter route will be about 10 miles, the longer...
Jun 9
2018
Saturday
at
10:00 AM
"Grant that migrants in search of a dignified life may finda acceptance and assistance." -Pope FrancisThe Basilica parish community is committed to serve, accompany, and defend immigrants in our...
Sister Mary Ann Osborne Art Studio
Jun 12
2018
Tuesday
at
6:30 PM
Let you voice be heard! Come to the Basilica Voices for Justice monthly meeting to learn about different issues of social justice and how you can raise your voice to advocate for others. We tackle...
El Paso Border Trip
Jun 17
2018
Sunday
at
11:00 AM
Border Immersion Trip: Information SessionSaint Ambrose RoomBeginning November 8, members of the Basilica's Immigrant Support Ministry will spend three busy days on the US/Mexico border.  Part...
Sister Mary Ann Osborne Art Studio
Jul 10
2018
Tuesday
at
6:30 PM
Let you voice be heard! Come to the Basilica Voices for Justice monthly meeting to learn about different issues of social justice and how you can raise your voice to advocate for others. We tackle...
Aug 13
2018
Monday
at
(All day)
23rd Annual Basilica Habitat for Humanity Build WeekMonday, August 13 - Friday, August 173015 Thomas Ave N, MinneapolisFor 23 years, the Basilica has worked on Habitat for Humanity houses throughout...
Aug 14
2018
Tuesday
at
(All day)
23rd Annual Basilica Habitat for Humanity Build WeekMonday, August 13 - Friday, August 173015 Thomas Ave N, MinneapolisFor 23 years, the Basilica has worked on Habitat for Humanity houses throughout...
Sister Mary Ann Osborne Art Studio
Aug 14
2018
Tuesday
at
6:30 PM
Let you voice be heard! Come to the Basilica Voices for Justice monthly meeting to learn about different issues of social justice and how you can raise your voice to advocate for others. We tackle...
Aug 15
2018
Wednesday
at
(All day)
23rd Annual Basilica Habitat for Humanity Build WeekMonday, August 13 - Friday, August 173015 Thomas Ave N, MinneapolisFor 23 years, the Basilica has worked on Habitat for Humanity houses throughout...