Melissa Streit

Director of Engagement and Safe Environment Coordinator

Melissa Streit has been a parish member and active volunteer at The Basilica for 25 years. She was on The Basilica staff from 1997-2007 and returned to the staff in 2020 as the Director of Engagement. In her current role, Melissa works across programs and ministries to develop and implement strategies to increase parishioner volunteerism, leadership, and engagement. She previously worked at Jeremiah Program and the Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation. She lives in Minnetonka with her husband and son and enjoys cooking, baking, and crafts.

Melissa Streit
(612) 317-3417

Recent Posts by Melissa Streit

The 9:30am Mass on June 19 concluded with a parish blessing on Fr. John M. Bauer as he completes his tenure as our pastor after more than fifteen years. We share the remarks and blessing given by Johan van Parys and a hymn sung by our Cathedral Choir with director Teri Larson.
"You, Lord, have given so much to me. Give me one thing more. A grateful heart. Not thankful only when it pleases me. But a heart whose pulse may always give you praise." - George Herbert

All Mass recordings can be found at Mass Recordings.

Monday, June 20
Our offices were closed in observation of Juneteenth; no noon Mass.

Tuesday, June 21

Wednesday, June 22

Thursday, June 23

Friday, June 24


All Mass recordings can be found at Mass Recordings

Monday, May 30

Tuesday, May 31
Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wednesday, June 1

Thursday, June 2

Friday, June 3

Wherever you are on this Memorial Day weekend, we welcome you!

The Basilica's weekend liturgies celebrating the Ascension of the Lord are on Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 7:30am, 9:30am (livestreamed at or on Facebook @BasilicaMpls), 11:30am and 5pm.
On Monday we have one Mass at 10am, both in-person and livestreamed at or on Facebook @BasilicaMpls.
Our offices are closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.