Adult Faith Formation

Deepening your faith

Faith is a constant gift from God. It is offered to us at our baptism and over and over again throughout our lives. It grows and deepens as we experience life.

Join The Basilica community as we learn and journey with one another in our Catholic faith.

RCIA Topics

Anyone is welcome to join the weekly RCIA sessions.  They are Tuesday evening from September through the Easter Season.  Each week we bring in professors from the many Catholic colleges and universities in the Twin Cities area.  These presentations are outstanding and are open to anyone interested in attending. Presentations are 6:30-8:30pm.  You are welcome to visit, listen, learn, and experience good theology. 

RCIA will begin on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. 

Adult Bible Study

Bible studies are offered periodically throughout the year. 

Theology Day

Join us for these sessions presented by scholars from Saint John’s School of Theology-Seminary. Also presented at Saint John’s University and other locations in the Twin Cities and out-of-state. Click here for the full schedule, and see below for information about the upcoming session at The Basilica.

Minneapolis Multi-Faith Network

(formerly known as the Minneapolis Interfaith Forum)

Through a new organization called The Minneapolis Multi-Faith Network (MMN), we are working alongside downtown Minneapolis religious communities on some of the most pressing social justice matters this city is facing. This multi-faith network builds friendships and opportunities to learn about others' faith while participants pursue the common good together.   Click here to view a short video about MMN.

Please visit the Minneapolis Multi-Faith Network website to learn more about this orgranization and upcoming events. 

Participating Congregations:

  • The Basilica of Saint Mary
  • Temple Israel
  • Masjid An-Nur Mosque
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • Plymouth Congregational Church
  • Islamic Community Center of Minnesota/Masjid-Al-Iman
  • First Universalist Church of Minneapolis
  • First Covenant Church
  • First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis
  • Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church
  • Church of the Ascension

Scroll down to see more about upcoming Faith Formation opportunities.

Upcoming Events

Hands raised
Sep 19
2019
Thursday
at
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Join us to learn more about Volunteer Ministry at The Basilica. Explore which of our 120+ ministries will allow you to use your God given gifts and talents to serve others. Register online in advance...
Register
Basilica Serves_header
Sep 22
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
We will be collecting food items for our partner, Groveland Food Shelf, from Saturday, September 14 to Sunday, September 29.Collection bins will be near church entrances. Groveland is a non-profit...
Photo Exterior Event Groups gather on the front steps, Block Party
Sep 23
2019
Monday
at
10:30 AM
Please join us on Mondays for discussion of the Gospel Readings In Ordinary Time.For more information contact Jolane.
Basilica Serves_header
Sep 29
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
We will be collecting food items for our partner, Groveland Food Shelf, from Saturday, September 14 to Sunday, September 29.Collection bins will be near church entrances. Groveland is a non-profit...
Photo Exterior Event Groups gather on the front steps, Block Party
Sep 30
2019
Monday
at
10:30 AM
Please join us on Mondays for discussion of the Gospel Readings In Ordinary Time.For more information contact Jolane.
Photo Exterior Event Groups gather on the front steps, Block Party
Oct 7
2019
Monday
at
10:30 AM
Please join us on Mondays for discussion of the Gospel Readings In Ordinary Time.For more information contact Jolane.
Hands raised
Oct 10
2019
Thursday
at
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Join us to learn more about Volunteer Ministry at The Basilica. Explore which of our 120+ ministries will allow you to use your God given gifts and talents to serve others. Register online in advance...
Register
Photo Exterior Event Groups gather on the front steps, Block Party
Oct 14
2019
Monday
at
10:30 AM
Please join us on Mondays for discussion of the Gospel Readings In Ordinary Time.For more information contact Jolane.
Hands raised
Oct 20
2019
Sunday
at
12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Join us to learn more about Volunteer Ministry at The Basilica. Explore which of our 120+ ministries will allow you to use your God given gifts and talents to serve others. Register online in advance...
Register
Photo Exterior Event Groups gather on the front steps, Block Party
Oct 21
2019
Monday
at
10:30 AM
Please join us on Mondays for discussion of the Gospel Readings In Ordinary Time.For more information contact Jolane.