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Doris Ortiz

Coordinator of Learning for Children and Youth

Doris joined The Basilica team in August 2021. She studied Theology at the University of St. Thomas…


Edith Nicole Cameron

Liturgy and Sacred Arts

The Basilica became my spiritual home in 2003, when I moved to Minneapolis from Santa Cruz, California….


Fr. Daniel Griffith

Pastor and Rector

Fr. Daniel Griffith was named pastor and rector of The Basilica of Saint Mary effective July 1,…


Fr. Joseph Gillespie, OP

Senior Associate

Fr. Gillespie, OP most recently served as pastor of The Church of St. Albert the Great. He has…


Heather Craig

Archivist & Accounts Payable

Heather Craig has been Archivist at the Basilica since 2000. She collects, catalogs, preserves and manages the…


Jane Kelly

Gift Processor

Jane joined The Basilica staff as Gift Processer in February 2023. She has a 2-year accounting degree…


Janet Grove

Wedding Liturgy Planner & Employment/Mental Health Ministry

Janet Grove joined The Basilica in 1977 as cantor and choir member. For the past 20 years,…


Janice Andersen

Director of Christian Life

Janice Andersen has been on staff at The Basilica of Saint Mary since 1994, working with programs…


Jennifer Lange


After a 10-year career as Faith Formation Coordinator at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community located in…


Jill Reilly

Chair, At Large

Jill has belonged to The Basilica since 2007. She served in various ways including six years on…


Jill Severtson

Administrative Assistant

Jill joined The Basilica staff in June of 2021 as the Administrative Assistant for the Christian Life…


Johan van Parys

Director of Liturgy & Sacred Arts

Johan van Parys, a native of Belgium, has been The Basilica’s Director of Liturgy and the Sacred…