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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…

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Jill Severtson

Administrative Assistant

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

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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….

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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…

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John Auger

Administrative Assistant

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

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Julia Buege-Freeman

Coordinator of Outreach

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

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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…

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Julie Craven

Director of Marketing

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

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Kathy Dhaemers

Associate Director of Sacred Arts

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

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Katie Wethli

Coordinator of Sacramental Preparation

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

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Kris McBride

Executive Assistant

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

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Lori Gerhardson

Development Communications and Events Assistant

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

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