The Basilica of Saint Mary
April 24, 2017
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The Basilica of Saint Mary
We are located on Hennepin Avenue between 16th & 17th Streets in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Phone: 612.333.1381
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Recent Publications
· Weekly Newsletter
  January 16, 2014
· Parish Bulletin
  December 27, 2013
· BASILICA Magazine
  December 6, 2013
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Nursery Services

The Basilica warmly welcomes worshippers of all ages. However, sometimes caring for a lively toddler or vocal infant can make it challenging for parents to enter fully into worship.

We offer nursery care for infants and toddlers during Sunday 9:30am Mass most weeks in the Cowley Center, located between the church and 16th Street. Note that the nursery is no longer open for 11:30am Mass.

Childcare staff and volunteers receive background checks, must complete a VIRTUS: Protecting God's Children for Adults session, and complete and sign the Volunteer Code of Conduct and are trained and supervised by Basilica staff. Parents who use the Nursery on a regular basis need to sign up to volunteer in the Nursery once a month.

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Infants and toddlers find a special place in our community at the nursery. Parents make use of our nursery during the 9:30am and 11:30am Masses. – Photo by Michael Jensen. [Close]
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