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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

Sep 19
2019
Thursday
at
6:00 PM
As we celebrate 150 years as a parish community, we would like to invite anyone who has participated in Boulevards over the years to get together for a reunion. Take time to reconnect with friends...
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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...
House Door
Sep 22
2019
Sunday
at
11:00 AM
The Basilica is hosting a forum highlighting the Families Moving Forward (FMF) program at the Basilica. The Basilica is one of forty-three central Metro churches that partner with Beacon Interfaith,...
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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...
Oct 8
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...
Oct 8
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...
Oct 12
2019
Saturday
at
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Basilica School, Lower Level What do we encounter, why do we care, and what should we do when a person is released from jail or has a persistent mental health issue?  Learn from our committee and...
Oct 12
2019
Saturday
at
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
What do we encounter, why do we care, and what should we do?  How do we answer those questions from different perspectives when we meet and work with people who have been incarcerated and have mental...
Register
Hello Butterflies
Oct 27
2019
Sunday
at
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Following the 9:30 and 11:30am LiturgiesTeresa of Calcutta Hall Come learn about resources and organizations in the Twin Cities to help those with disabilities.
You are the key to ending homelessness
Oct 27
2019
Sunday
at
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Temple Israel, MinneapolisDowntown Congregations to End Homelessness (DCEH) has been working collaboratively with over fourteen interfaith congregations for more than twelve years. While the overall...