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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

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Mar 27
2019
Wednesday
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6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This Lent, as a parish we will read Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber. Two book discussion groups...
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Mar 28
2019
Thursday
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6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
This Lent, as a parish we will read Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber. Two book discussion groups...
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Apr 3
2019
Wednesday
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6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This Lent, as a parish we will read Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber. Two book discussion groups...
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Apr 4
2019
Thursday
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6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
This Lent, as a parish we will read Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber. Two book discussion groups...
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Apr 7
2019
Sunday
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11:00 AM
For most of us, showing ID while checking into a hotel, getting our taxes done, renewing our license tabs, opening a bank account, or simply getting a library card, is just a matter of course....
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Apr 9
2019
Tuesday
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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...
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Apr 10
2019
Wednesday
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6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This Lent, as a parish we will read Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber. Two book discussion groups...
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Apr 11
2019
Thursday
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6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
This Lent, as a parish we will read Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber. Two book discussion groups...
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Apr 17
2019
Wednesday
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6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This Lent, as a parish we will read Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber. Two book discussion groups...
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Apr 28
2019
Sunday
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11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
NO to War, YES to Peace: The Possibilities of Just PeacemakingChristians have responded to the possibility of war in two typical ways: just war theory or pacifism. These responses,...