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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

Lessons from South Africa
May 26
2019
Sunday
at
11:00 AM
Rev. Edwin Louw is pastor of a congregation outside of Cape Town. His wife Edwina Louw works as a personal assistant for an official in the Western Cape Province in which Cape Town is situated. The...
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Jun 1
2019
Saturday
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8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Join our Voices for Justice Team as we study the encyclical CARITAS IN VERITATE by Pope Benedict XVI. Reflect on how Catholic Social Teaching manifests itself in our life and how it can be lived out...
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Unmasking Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Jun 4
2019
Tuesday
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6:30 PM
[asset-3103-282]    Unmasking Brain Injury in MinnesotaUnmasking Film:  June 4, 6:30 pm (doors open at 6:00pm)Teresa of Calcutta Hall, Lower LevelUnmasking, a film by Jed...
Jun 8
2019
Saturday
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9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
At this free workshop, participants will learn practical tips for dealing with changes after stroke, brain injury, or dementia, as well as learning self-care tips for the psychological and physical...
Jun 11
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
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...
Basilica of St. Mary exterior
Jun 16
2019
Sunday
at
(All day)
Families without housing who are participating in the local Families Moving Forward (FMF) program will be staying at The Basilica the week of June 16.Volunteers are needed! (Background check, Code of...
Jun 21
2019
Friday
at
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
As part of The Basilica of Saint Mary's Celebration of 150 Years, we are hosting a Kitchen Pack Packing Event for Bridging. Join us and help furnish homes with hope! With the packages that we pack,...
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Ice Cream
Jun 30
2019
Sunday
at
9:30 AM
Join us as the parish is blessed at each Mass this weekend.  Ice Cream will be served on the West Lawn following the 9:30 and 11:30am Masses. Sponsored by The Basilica of Saint Mary Mental Health...
Jul 9
2019
Tuesday
at
1:00 PM
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
1:00 PM
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...