The Basilica of Saint Mary
July 22, 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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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
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Special Liturgical Music

Worship with the music of visiting musical artists.

Sunday Evening World Musicians

Enjoy music by artists from around the world at the 4:30pm Sunday evening Mass. Check back for fall schedule, coming soon!

Missa Choralis Series

A wide variety of local and visiting choirs accompany the Mass of Anticipation on Saturdays at 5:00pm between September and June. For more information about Missa Choralis, visit the Missa Choralis page.



8:00pm – Main Church
First and Third Sundays*
“Lord, grant us a quiet night:” join us on Sunday evening as we pray for peace in our world at the close of day.
The ancient spiritual offering of night prayer will be led by the Minnesota Compline Choir, directed by Aaron Humble.
Compline is characterized by a spirit of contemplation and prayer in the fading light of day, further enhanced by the warm a cappella musical offerings of anthems and psalms by the choir.

*2013-2014 Compline season schedule
September | 15 and 29
October | 6 and 20
November | 3 and 17
December | 1
January | 5 and 19
February | 2 and 16
March | 2 and 16
April | 6
May | 4 and 18 



Members of the Cameroon Choir from Saint Peter Claver Church in St. Paul »
Members of the Cameroon Choir from Saint Peter Claver Church in St. Paul sing at the Basilica of Saint Mary. The Basilica welcomes visiting choirs at itís 5:00 pm Saturday Liturgy as part of Missa Choralis. [Close]
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