Tag: Basilica of St. Mary
In response to Pope Francis’ call for each diocese in the world to host confessions for 24 hours beginning March 4, the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis are making the sacrament of reconciliation available around-the-clock from noon March 4 to noon March 5.
The first Year of Mercy pilgrims from around the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis processed through the Holy Doors of the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Basilica of St. Mary Dec. 13 after the doors were ceremoniously opened at the co-cathedrals.
For the first time in Church history, cathedrals around the world will open, on the same day, holy doors to usher in a holy year, and the Cathedral of St. Paul is no exception.
In response to the recent attacks in France, Lebanon, Egypt, Nigeria, and other countries, nearly 800 people attended an interfaith Prayer for Peace service at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis Nov. 15.
Seven years after the laying of its cornerstone, the Pro-Cathedral of St. Mary — now known as the Basilica of St. Mary, the co-cathedral of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis — was solemnly dedicated in Minneapolis Aug. 15, 1915, the feast of the Assumption of Mary.
Through its first 20 years, scores of couples who worked at or attended the annual block party at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis have gone on to wed. Here’s the story of one of the couples that the Basilica Block Party brought together.
“Solace” is one of the works in an exhibit of the art of Kathy Mellin Grubbs, “Mary in Mosaics,” running through July 12 in a gallery in the lower level of the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.
Where Broadway Avenue bends in north Minneapolis from its straight westerly direction to head northwest, a new apartment building — West Broadway Crescent — matches the curve in the street.