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Basilica Re-entry Mentor Program

Mentors accompany our neighbors returning from prison who have mental health needs and a desire for a spiritual connection.

Contact Ruth Deckenbach to volunteer. Call 612.317.3508 or Email Ruth

Basilica Young Adult (BYA) Leader

Help plan, support, and execute the Basilica Young Adult (BYA) service, social and learning activities.

Contact Janice Andersen to volunteer. Call 612.317.3477 or Email Janice

Children’s Catechist

Teach fundamentals of our Catholic faith using approved curriculum, maintaining a safe environment for children to learn and have fun…

Contact Doris Ortiz to volunteer. Call 612.317.3473 or Email Doris

Children’s Classroom Assistant

Children’s Ministry classroom assistants help Catechists teach fundamentals of our Catholic faith in a child-centered environment with approved curriculum.

Contact Doris Ortiz to volunteer. Call 612.317.3473 or Email Doris

Emmaus Listening

Listening Ministers are highly trained with active listening skills. Prospects interview, train, and complete an internship. Initial commitment: 2 years.

Contact Wendy Caduff to volunteer. Call 612.317.3474 or Email Wendy

Employment Ministry

Volunteers provide one-on-one assistance with resume writing, interviewing, transitions, and self-assessment and/or facilitate Employment Ministry workshops.

Contact Wendy Caduff to volunteer. Call 612.317.3474 or Email Wendy

Eucharist to the Homebound

Help homebound Basilica members experience regular connection with their faith community and the Eucharist. Volunteers are commissioned as Eucharistic Ministers.

Contact Wendy Caduff to volunteer. Call 612.317.3474 or Email Wendy

Funeral Hospitality

Join a call list to help with set up, serve food/beverages, and clean up. No cooking required, weekday availability helpful.

Contact Wendy Caduff to volunteer. Call 612.317.3474 or Email Wendy

Grief Ministry

Offer support to those experiencing a loss through death with written notes/cards.

Contact Wendy Caduff to volunteer. Call 612.317.3474 or Email Wendy

Habitat for Humanity Volunteer

July 29-Friday, August 2, 2024, our build week roles include one-day construction volunteer or food donations.

Construction volunteers, register here. Food donations call 612.317.3413 or Email Julia

Hennepin Connections Mentor

Mentor and open your life to a student at Minneapolis College. Flexible schedule.

Contact Janice Andersen to volunteer. Call 612.317.3477 or Email Janice

Refugee/Immigration Welcome

Partnering with Lutheran Social Service, develop a relationship with a refugee/ immigrant family, helping them learn about/assimilate to U.S. life. 

Contact Janice Andersen at 612.317.3477 or Email Janice