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Michael Jensen

Peace Partners

We work for peace and justice in our world

The Basilica was dedicated as a Peace Site on April 19, 2008.

Restorative Justice

Help The Basilica engage in local restorative justice efforts.

Every Church a Peace Church

The mission of Every Church A Peace Church is to call every church to embrace the form of power taught and demonstrated by Jesus, the power of nonviolent struggle.  Join them for monthly potlucks, workshops, retreats, and more.

Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers (MAP)

MAP is a non-partisan, ecumenical coalition of 69 peace, justice, environment, and U.N.-advocacy organizations. MAP plans workshops, speakers, and other events during the year. The Basilica’s Justice Teams are a member of MAP.

11th Day Prayer for Peace with the Sisters of Saint Joseph

The 11th Day of each Month 6:30pm-7:15pm 
Presentation of Our Lady Chapel, 1890 Randolph Ave., St. Paul
Free and open to all 

Join together with others for Peace Prayer on the 11th day of each month.  A variety of groups and people have been planning monthly Peace Prayer since 9/11. The theme is selected by those preparing for this special time to gather in prayer for peace in lives and situations throughout the world.  The Prayer for Peace is sponsored by the Justice Commission of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates.  If you would like to contribute your music, prose, poetry and/or planning skills, contact Janice Andersen, 612.317.3477.

Upcoming Events

Oct 29
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Poverty SimulationSaturday, October 29, 9:00am-12:00 noonBasilica School Lower Level 7 As we seek to draw our community closer to one another, bridging the gap between people with different lived...
Nov 13
11:00 AM
Ministering On The Margins: A Conversation with Monsignor Chad GionSunday, November 13, 2022, 11:00amTeresa of Calcutta Hall, Lower Level Monsignor Gion serves as the pastor of the...
Nov 19
1:00 PM
A Place at the Table: African-Americans on the Path to SainthoodFilm Screening with Message from FilmmakerSaturday, November 19, 2022, 1:00pmTeresa of Calcutta Hall, Lower...