Tag: Basilica of St. Mary

Basilica to mark dedication centennial

Basilica to mark dedication centennial

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Basilica Block Party = marriage broker

Basilica Block Party = marriage broker

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Basilica Block Party here again July 10-11

Basilica Block Party here again July 10-11

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

21st annual music event features top bands while preserving the landmark church, supporting works of charity and even spawning marriage proposals.

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Q & A with ‘Mary in Mosaics’ artist

Q & A with ‘Mary in Mosaics’ artist

| June 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

Creating mosaics are a form of prayer for Kathy Mellin Grubbs, a St. Paul artist who shares about her devotion to Mary and how she incorporates her faith into her art.

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Mary in mosaics on exhibit at Basilica of St. Mary

Mary in mosaics on exhibit at Basilica of St. Mary

| June 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

“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.

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Basilica partnership brings affordable housing to north side

Basilica partnership brings affordable housing to north side

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Basilica event gives people chance to sit ‘At the Console’

Basilica event gives people chance to sit ‘At the Console’

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four-year-old Oskar Cologne was all smiles as he sat at the huge organ console at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis on Nov. 22. He had been patiently waiting for his chance. Joined by his mother, Amy, he stayed after the 5 p.m. Mass to attend a special event in the church sanctuary called “At the Console.”

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In Pictures: August 14, 2014

In Pictures: August 14, 2014

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

LIGHT THE NIGHT
OUR LADY ARRIVES

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How can they keep from singing?

How can they keep from singing?

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Basilica Threshold Singers offer gift of song to the seriously ill and dying

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News Notes – August 29, 2013

News Notes – August 29, 2013

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Basilica of St. Mary garners Minnesota preservation award
– Woman professes perpetual vows
– Local pastor visits Croatia for meeting
– Catholic United sets goal of more kits
– Priest to celebrate 50th anniversary

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Sacristy renovation

Sacristy renovation

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis was planning a sneak preview Aug. 15 into the building’s newly ­renovated 84-year-old sacristy.

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Transitional deacons ordained at Basilica of St. Mary

Transitional deacons ordained at Basilica of St. Mary

| May 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt ordained 10 men, nine of them for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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