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A Message from Fr. Daniel Griffith: Join us at The Basilica

Apr 19, 2024

Let the Oppressed Go Free – Blessing of the sculpture April 21, closing procession for 9:30 and 11:30am MassThe Let the Oppressed…


A Church Fully Alive

Apr 19, 2024

This year’s Easter Vigil was an extraordinary liturgy! The Basilica was magnificently decorated and the music and liturgy were sublime….


Ascension Catholic School

Apr 13, 2024

This weekend, we are having second collection for Ascension Catholic School. For over 25 years, The Basilica and Ascension have…


Jesus Lives!

Apr 12, 2024

The Gospel reading for the third Sunday of Easter describes Jesus joining his disciples sometime after his resurrection. Physically standing…


Combatting the Idols of Comfort, Consumption, and Consumerism

Apr 6, 2024

Printed in The Catholic Citizen A number of years ago when I was pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes in…


Help Support Our Ministries and Mission

Apr 5, 2024

When I was a child, my father sang in the church choir. He would take me with him to the…


Liberation, Restoration and Peace- The Gifts of the Risen Christ

Apr 1, 2024

Easter Vigil Homily 2024, Fr. Daniel Griffith


The Resurrection of Christ and the Shalom of God

Mar 31, 2024

Several years ago, I was in Chicago the weekend after Easter. As I often do when I am in a…


The Let the Oppressed Go Free Sculpture Has Arrived

Mar 30, 2024

KARE11 The Basilica of Saint Mary will exhibit the 22.5-feet long, 3.5-ton bronze sculpture Let the Oppressed Go Free on the front…


BasiliCAST – The Basilica Podcast

Mar 28, 2024

The Basilica is pleased to launch a new podcast series for modern Catholic disciples and people interested in the Catholic…