The Basilica of Saint Mary
June 26, 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
A map, email contact, parking information and mailing address is also available.
Weekly Musings Blog
Our pastor and staff directors share their thoughts, insights and inspirations.
Recent Publications
· Weekly Newsletter
  January 16, 2014
· Parish Bulletin
  December 27, 2013
· BASILICA Magazine
  December 6, 2013
Today's Reading
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Try Basilica Bucks Shopping Cards

Basilica Bucks Shopping Cards make great gifts for the holidays.

Give Basilica Bucks cards as gifts, or use them to shop from hundreds of nationwide vendors.  Remember, Basilica Bucks don't cost you any more.  If you purchase a $25 Basilica Buck card, it is worth the full $25 value.   

  • Sports fans:  team clothing:, Champs, Dick's Sporting Goods, Foot Locker, Nike, Sports Authority, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's
  • Kids and Teens:  Toys-R-Us, American Girl, Gap, Gymboree, Old Navy, Aeropostale
  • Home projects:  Lowe's, Menards, Home Depot
  • Restaurants:  Applebees, Chili's, Macaroni Grill, Maggiano's, Olive Garden
  • Gas:  BP Gas, Holiday Station Stores, Super America, Kwik Trip
  • Department Stores:  Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart, Target
  • Pharmacies:  CVS, Walgreens


Use Basilica Bucks and Help GENERATE INCOME FOR THE BASILICA-Here's How . . .

You use Basilica Bucks shopping cards from your favorite retailers just like cash, for their full face value. If you purchase a $25 gift card, it is worth the full $25 value. 

The Basilica purchases Basilica Bucks shopping cards from a distributor at a discount, then re-sells them to you for full face value. Discounts range from 2% to 20%, and this money is The Basilica’s profit and helps fund our ministries and operations. 

Access hundreds of vendors nationwide! View a list of retailers and place your special order. Print and fill out the Basilica Bucks Pre-order Form* and fax it to 612.333.7230 or send to:

Nola Nache
The Basilica of Saint Mary
P.O. Box 50010
Minneapolis, MN 55405

* Once payment is confirmed, your Basilica Bucks order will be available at The Basilica for pick-up on Sundays, or weekdays in the Rectory.

6 easy steps to Order Basilica Bucks Online

First time user? Follow the 6 easy steps to register and you can purchase Basilica Bucks online!

Already registered? Purchase online now!

  • It’s convenient – Order day or night on a computer with Internet access and a current web browser.
  • Access to hundreds of nationwide vendors
  • Two ways to pay
    • Use Presto-Pay to automatically debit your checking or savings account when you order OR
    • Prepay by cash or check. Once payment is confirmed, Basilica Bucks orders will be available at The Basilica for pick-up.
  • Reloadable gift cards – Ready to use in 24 hours from Starbucks, Barnes and Noble, CVS Pharmacy, and more.
  • Monthly promotions – Receive extra dollars on your Basilica Bucks cards or extra rebates to The Basilica.
  • Tax deductions – The IRS allows donated rebates to be treated as charitable contributions.  As an online customer, you print the report with your rebates to The Basilica for your taxes.
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  • Weekdays from 8:00am-4:00pm in the Reardon Rectory.
  • Sundays after the 7:30, 9:30, & 11:30am Masses in Teresa of Calcutta Hall located in The Basilica's lower level.

"BASILICA BUCKS To Go" SHOPPING Cards Available at The Basilica

Great Restaurants in Red!

Amazon (3%)Home Depot(4%)Olive Garden (9%)
Applebees (10%)Home Goods (7%)Panera Bread (9%)
Barnes and Noble (9%)iTunes (5%)PetSmart (4%)
Best Buy (3%) Holiday Stations (4%)Rainbow (4%)
Big Bowl (12%)Kohl's (4%)Red Lobster (9%)
BP Gas (1.5%)Kowalski's (5%)Sam's Club (2.5%)
Cabela's (11%)Kwik Trip (9%)Starbuck's (7%)
Caribou (6%)Cafe Maude (15%)Subway (3%)
Chili's (9%)Macaroni Grill (11%)Super America (4%)
Chipotle (10%)Macy's (10%)Target (2%)
Cub Foods (5%)Maggiano's (9%)TJ Maxx (7%)
CVS Pharmacies (6%)Marshall's (7%)Walmart (2.5%)
Davanni's (20%)Noodle's and Co (8%)Walgreen's (6%)









Questions? Suggestions? Interested in volunteering? Contact Nola Nache 612.317.3402.


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