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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

When Home Won't Let You Stay
Jul 7 to Jul 28
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Stories of Refugees in AmericaPhotographs by Jim BoweyExhibition: June 15 – July 28, 2019Community Event:  Thursday July 18, 6-8:00 PM  WHEN HOME WON’T LET YOU ...
School supplies
Jul 28
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
School Supply Drive to benefit Ascension Catholic School and children who arrived in Minneapolis as refugees or asylees. Donations can be dropped off at weekend masses through Sunday...
Register
School supplies
Aug 4
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
School Supply Drive to benefit Ascension Catholic School and children who arrived in Minneapolis as refugees or asylees. Donations can be dropped off at weekend masses through Sunday...
Register
School supplies
Aug 11
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
School Supply Drive to benefit Ascension Catholic School and children who arrived in Minneapolis as refugees or asylees. Donations can be dropped off at weekend masses through Sunday...
Register
School supplies
Aug 11
2019
Sunday
at
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
The Basilica Refugee Committee is sponsoring a School Supply Drive to benefit students attending the Church of the Ascension Catholic School.Supplies Needed per Backpack1 Backpack 24...
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Aug 11
2019
Sunday
at
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Saint Joseph Chapel, Ground Level Come Together is a monthly gathering of people who attend a variety of churches and faith-based organizations around the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
Aug 13
2019
Tuesday
at
7:30 AM
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...
Aug 13
2019
Tuesday
at
7:30 AM
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...
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Aug 18
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
The Basilica will collect new or gently used blankets to be donated to Bridging. Inc., providing support to families transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. All denotations are to be clean and...
Basilica Serves_header
Aug 25
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
The Basilica will collect new or gently used blankets to be donated to Bridging. Inc., providing support to families transitioning out of homelessness and poverty. All denotations are to be clean and...