Tag: Basilica of St. Mary

Black Catholic’s challenge to fellow Catholics: Make change by living out faith principles

Black Catholic’s challenge to fellow Catholics: Make change by living out faith principles

| June 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

“I’d want white, Minnesota Catholics to examine their conscience: Where have you have failed to do good? And in doing so, I think that’s where the answers will come in their role in all of this, and how to renew the face of the earth.”

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Amid riots, Basilica of St. Mary damaged by fire

Amid riots, Basilica of St. Mary damaged by fire

| JD Flynn | May 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The nation’s first basilica sustained fire damage amid the Minneapolis riots that have crippled the city after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer May 25.

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Archbishop Hebda encourages Easter joy in midst of pandemic

Archbishop Hebda encourages Easter joy in midst of pandemic

| April 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Encouraging the faithful to be witnesses to the joy of the risen Christ even in the midst of hardship, Archbishop Hebda said Easter Sunday that the crisis of COVID-19 provides an opportunity to serve others, to “go the extra mile,” to demonstrate that “we have a share in Christ’s everlasting life because of his resurrection.”

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Basilica Block Party ‘tuning up’ another set of musical summer treats

Basilica Block Party ‘tuning up’ another set of musical summer treats

| Barb Umberger | February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars: Headliners Sylvan Esso and Hippo Campus are among performers expected to take the stage at the 26th annual Basilica Block Party July 10-11 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis.

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Basilica looks to future with comprehensive study of buildings, grounds

Basilica looks to future with comprehensive study of buildings, grounds

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary and The Basilica Landmark organization said Aug. 9 that a design firm will lead a study of the Basilica’s buildings and grounds in downtown Minneapolis, looking to meet the needs of the people it serves now and into the future.

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From readers – May 14, 2019

From readers – May 14, 2019

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

– Cathedral left out
– Slime time or fake fun?
– Notre Dame more than tour stop

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Notre Dame Cathedral fire a reminder of need for sacred spaces

Notre Dame Cathedral fire a reminder of need for sacred spaces

| April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Johan van Parys, director of liturgy and the sacred arts at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, realized tears were running down his cheeks as he watched televised coverage of Notre Dame Cathedral burning in Paris.

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Basilica offers noon Mass for Notre Dame Cathedral community and Paris

Basilica offers noon Mass for Notre Dame Cathedral community and Paris

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary dedicated its noon Mass April 16 to prayerful support of the community of fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral and the city of Paris.

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Basilica announces Block Party lineup

Basilica announces Block Party lineup

| February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary announced its entertainment lineup Feb. 12 for its 25th annual Basilica Block Party in July.

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Basilica, St. Agnes to host drama about slave’s journey to priesthood

Basilica, St. Agnes to host drama about slave’s journey to priesthood

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary will host a production about Father Augustus Tolton, the first known African-American priest in the U.S. 7 p.m. Oct. 23.

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Basilica parish celebrates 150 years of prayer, service in the city

Basilica parish celebrates 150 years of prayer, service in the city

| Susan Klemond | September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary kicks off its 150th anniversary celebration the final weekend of September with two Masses celebrated by Archbishop Bernard Hebda Sept. 30.

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Young adult Catholics consider their role as Church addresses abuse cover up

Young adult Catholics consider their role as Church addresses abuse cover up

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every table in the Basilica of St. Mary’s basement hall was filled Aug. 28 as about 100 young adults gathered in Minneapolis to discuss the scandal of clergy sexual abuse and its cover-up.

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