Terri Ashmore

Managing Director
Administration

Terri Ashmore joined the Basilica staff as Director of Development in 1993.  She helped lead a $10 million capital fundraising effort for the structural restoration of The Basilica, the $7.7 million build out of The Basilica's undercroft, and a $4.2 million church tuck pointing and stained glass window restoration project.  Since 2003 as Managing Director, Terri works with the Accounting & Finance, Communications, Development and Facilities teams running day to day operations to support The Basilica's vision and mission.  She is a liaison to parish and Basilica Landmark governance committees.  Terri enjoys volunteering with the Jeremiah Program and serves on the Board for Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts.

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Recent Posts by Terri Ashmore

Cellist Daniel McIntosh will play at the 9:30am Mass on Sunday, July 27.  He has served as principal cellist with The Opera Company of Boston, The Norwegian Opera, The New Hampshire Symphony and the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra.  

McIntosh  brings 45 years of experience to his music making and teaching at the MacPhail Center in Minneapolis. 

During the summer, The Basilica features instrumental and vocal soloists at our 9:30am Sunday Eucharist.  On Sunday, July 20, classical guitarist Christopher Kachian will provide special  music during the Prelude, Offeratory and Communion.  

A University of Saint Thomas faculty member since 1984, Mr. Kachian has directed one of the largest guitar music programs in the US.  He has performed in concert throughout North and South America, Europe and the Far East.  In 2012, he won recognition as a National Arts Associate and Distinguished member from Sigma Alpha Iota Internationl Music Fraternity.   

Created by local artist Deb Korluka, The Basilica's newest icon will be dedicated on Sunday, June 29 at our 9:30am and 11:30am Masses. 

The icon is of St. Dymphna, the patron saint of those with mental illness.  There will be a special blessing for all those in attendance, and Fr. John Bauer will preside.  Following Mass, all are invited to an ice cream social on The Basilica's west lawn, sponsored by the Mental Health Ministry.

KIPP Stand Academy is moving to a new North Minneapolis location this week.  A Minnesota public charter School serving 5-8 grade students, KIPP has been the Basilica's School tenant since 2008.  We send our best wishes to KIPP's students, faculty and staff as they move and get settled in their new school home.   

All Church entrances are open, but repairs are being completed on the west ground level entrance.  Serious water leakage was uncovered during repairs, resulting in a caulking project on the front Church stairs to help control moisture problems.  Painting and repairs to interior walls and ceilings begin this week at the ground level entrances.  Handicapped access is available through the West ground level entrance, and also on the Church's upper east side, by Cowley Center with handicapped parking available in both locations.   

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