Christmas Giving Tree

Bring joy to a child this Christmas season.  Purchase a gift for a child or family in need.  Children and families listed on the Christmas Giving Tree are currently receiving support from St. Mary’s Basilica.  Please support our efforts to share joy and the…

Advent Reconciliation Service

Confession can be intimating, but Christ came to us as an infant. A child to hold and comfort. An approachable Savior who desire to be loved and to love in return. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is a sacrament of healing and that is what…

Transitus of St. Francis

Join us for a beautiful celebration of the Transitus – the passing into eternal life of Our Holy Father St. Francis of Assisi. This ancient Franciscan tradition includes readings from the testimonies of Francis and his companions, the gradual elimination of the light, the…