Weekly Reflections

May Hope Fill Your Hearts

Jul 12, 2024 Comments Off on May Hope Fill Your Hearts
July 24 @ 8:38 am

As we prayerfully plan programming for the upcoming year at The Basilica, we have been drawn to the theme of Hope. Pope Benedict XVI offered a powerful and provocative Encyclical…

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National Eucharistic Pilgrims

Jun 18, 2024 Comments Off on National Eucharistic Pilgrims
July 24 @ 8:38 am

The Lord said to her in reply, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things. There is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part…

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Solidarity Across Borders

Jun 7, 2024 Comments Off on Solidarity Across Borders
July 24 @ 8:38 am

The issue of immigration is polarizing, yet critical for our country. I have had the opportunity to travel to Mexico to observe and engage in two different experiences that offer…

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Ordinary Time in an Extraordinary Place

May 30, 2024 Comments Off on Ordinary Time in an Extraordinary Place
July 24 @ 8:38 am

On May 20, we returned to Ordinary Time. During this period of our church year, we are called to deepen our relationship with Christ by listening and learning from the…

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Caring for our Historic Basilica Buildings

May 9, 2024 Comments Off on Caring for our Historic Basilica Buildings
July 24 @ 8:38 am

Did you know that 3 of our campus buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places? Our beautiful Basilica, opened for its first Mass in 1914, is listed…

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The Saint John’s Bible at The Basilica

May 2, 2024 Comments Off on The Saint John’s Bible at The Basilica
July 24 @ 8:38 am

The Basilica of Saint Mary will dedicate a Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible on Pentecost Sunday, May 19. A Heritage Edition is a fine art edition created under…

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Let the Oppressed Go Free Sculpture

Apr 26, 2024 Comments Off on Let the Oppressed Go Free Sculpture
July 24 @ 8:38 am

A few weeks ago, on Good Friday Let the Oppressed Go Free, a sculpture by world renowned Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz was installed on the plaza in front of The…

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Jesus Lives!

Apr 12, 2024 Comments Off on Jesus Lives!
July 24 @ 8:38 am

The Gospel reading for the third Sunday of Easter describes Jesus joining his disciples sometime after his resurrection. Physically standing among them, he greeted them with a message of peace.…

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