The Basilica of Saint Mary
June 28, 2017
The Basilica Landmark
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Global Stewardship
Promote peace throughout the world in December and January.
The Basilica of Saint Mary
We are located on Hennepin Avenue between 16th & 17th Streets in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Phone: 612.333.1381
A map, email contact, parking information and mailing address is also available.
Weekly Musings Blog
Our pastor and staff directors share their thoughts, insights and inspirations.
Recent Publications
· Weekly Newsletter
  January 16, 2014
· Parish Bulletin
  December 27, 2013
· BASILICA Magazine
  December 6, 2013
Today's Reading
Tuesday of week 12 in Ordinary Time, or...

Northside Partners

Northside Achievement Zone

The Northside Achievement Zone encourages the North Minneapolis community to work for change. Contact Basilica ambassador Laura Simpson.

From Death to Life

From Death to Life, founded by Mary Johnson, the mother of a murdered child, facilitates reconciliation for families of victims of violence and perpetrators. Donate to From Death to Life.

North Side Housing Partnership

The Basilica of Saint Mary and CommonBond Communities are partnering to provide housing. Learn more about the North Side Housing Partnership.

Church of the Ascension Community

For over 100 years, Church of the Ascensionand Ascension School have symbolized peace for the northside. Learn about The Basilica's connection to the Ascension Community.

Kinship of Greater Minneapolis

Kinship of Greater Minneapolisprovides mentorship to children ages 5-15 to help them realize their God-given potential. For details, contact Basilica ambassador Erik Miles at 612.834.4041.

Northside Events

Learn about events taking place in North Minneapolis.

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