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Jill Reilly

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…


Joe Cybert

Director of Safety & Security / Independent Contractor

Joe is a native to Minnesota. He grew up in Brooklyn Park, the youngest of four children….


Johan van Parys, PhD

Managing Director of Ministries/ Director of Liturgy & Sacred Arts

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


John Auger

Administrative Assistant

John has worked in the non-profit sector for nearly 20 years. He comes from a background in…


Julia Buege-Freeman

Coordinator of Outreach

Julia Buege Freeman joined The Basilica staff in 2007 as the Coordinator of Outreach. She coordinates many…


Julia Hanson

Director of Annual Fund & Major Giving

Julia Hanson joined The Basilica team in the spring of 2023. She brings over 10 years of…


Julie Craven

Director of Marketing

Julie Craven serves as Director of Marketing for The Basilica of Saint Mary and the Basilica Landmark….


Kathy Dhaemers

Associate Director of Sacred Arts

Kathy Dhaemers joined The Basilica staff in 2000 to oversee its Sacred Arts activities including organizing guided…


Katie Wethli

Coordinator of Sacramental Preparation

Katie joined The Basilica staff in August 2023. Her previous roles include Director of Music at Saint…


Kris McBride

Executive Assistant

Kris has been at The Basilica since of August of 2012. She provides administrative assistance and supervises…


Lori Gerhardson

Development Communications and Events Assistant

Lori Gerhardson joined The Basilica staff in May 2022 as the Development Communications and Events Assistant. Previously,…