Architecture

Statues of the Apostles

Feb 23, 2023 Comments Off on Statues of the Apostles
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The marble statues surrounding the Sanctuary depict the apostles. Carved in Italy, they are half size copies of those in St. John Lateran, Cathedral of Rome.

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Wrought iron grill

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The elaborate wrought iron grille surrounding the sanctuary was fabricated by the Flour City Ornamental Iron Company of Minneapolis. It contains symbols and stories of the life of Mary.

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Organ

Feb 13, 2023 Comments Off on Organ
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The present Basilica organ was installed in 1949 as Wicks Opus 3047 and was formally dedicated to the Glory of God on October 15, 1950.

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Reconciliation Chapels

Feb 12, 2023 Comments Off on Reconciliation Chapels
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The reconciliation chapels are designed to enhance the celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

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Saint Joseph Chapel

Feb 12, 2023 Comments Off on Saint Joseph Chapel
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Built as part of the 1999-2000 development of The Basilica Undercroft, this chapel is located on ground level and was dedicated in 2000.

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Cowley Center

Feb 12, 2023 Comments Off on Cowley Center
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The Cowley Center was designed in 1966 by the architectural firm, Voigt & Fourre as a residence for the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet who provided instruction at The Basilica School.

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Stained Glass Windows

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The Basilica windows were designed, executed and installed by Thomas J. Gaytee Studios of Minneapolis.

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Basilica School

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The Basilica School building was constructed in 1913, actually opening for students nearly a year before the church was ready to hold its first Mass.

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