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BasiliCAST Episode 7 – Ninth Eucharistic Congress, 1941

Jul 19, 2024

Dr. Johan van Parys, Managing Director of Ministries, and Heather Craig, Basilica Archivist, discuss the Ninth Eucharistic Congress held in…

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Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.

Jul 18, 2024

Having participated in multiple funerals during the last three weeks, I found myself at a funeral luncheon sitting next to…

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Restoring Beauty, Inspiring Hope

Jul 17, 2024

In preparation for future interior restoration of The Basilica of Saint Mary, design and restoration techniques are being tested on…

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Fr. Daniel Griffith Homily

Jul 15, 2024

Fr. Griffith addresses the recent shooting in Pennsylvania, collective moral injury, and call of Catholics to help close the gap…

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May Hope Fill Your Hearts

Jul 12, 2024

As we prayerfully plan programming for the upcoming year at The Basilica, we have been drawn to the theme of…

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Planning to Restore The Beauty of The Basilica

Jul 5, 2024

I usually start my tours of our beautiful Basilica by recalling that on Christmas Day, 1903 Archbishop Ireland announced his…

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Taking her by the hand, Jesus said to her: “Little lamb, arise.” 

Jun 29, 2024

Entering the neonatal intensive care unit at 4:40am, I donned a surgical gown over my priestly attire, slipped on protective…

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BasiliCAST Episode 6- Suor Angelica

Jun 24, 2024

Opera week at The Basilica is here! In this video, Johan van Parys, Ph.D. discusses Puccini’s Suor Angelica (“Sister Angelica”)…

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Celebrating Juneteenth

Jun 19, 2024

In honor of Juneteenth, Fr. Daniel Griffith discusses the connection between the Juneteenth holiday and Catholic Social Teaching. Also called…

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National Eucharistic Pilgrims

Jun 18, 2024

The Lord said to her in reply, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things. There is need…

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Fr. Daniel Griffith’s Homily for the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 17, 2024

Read Fr. Daniel’s column, The Idolatry of Guns and the Scourge of Gun Violence in America

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A Message from Fr. Daniel Griffith: Join us this Summer

Jun 14, 2024

Happy Father’s Day Battle of the BandsJune 15, 2:00PM, Surly Brewing CompanyEight bands compete for a chance to perform on…

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