Mosaic Museum

JPII on kneeler

The lower level of the Cathedral Basilica is home to the Mosaic Museum, containing displays that show how mosaics were designed and applied. The museum also contains the original Kilgen organ console, the throne used during the visit of Pope John Paul II, and a collection of historic vestments and precious objects used in the various rites of the Church. There is also a crypt where the remains of Saint Louis’ Cardinals and Archbishops are interred. The needlepoint prie-dieu kneeler in the crypt was created by members of the parish for the use of Pope John Paul II during his 1999 visit to Saint Louis and the Cathedral Basilica.

The museum is open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday through Saturday and 12:00 noon – 4:00 PM on Sundays. A contribution of $2 per person is requested for admission.

Becoming Catholic

Becoming Catholic

Interested in Becoming Catholic? We invite you to contact us to meet with a member of the clergy to learn more about the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and the process of becoming a member of the Catholic Church.

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Safe Environment

Safe Environment

The Cathedral Basilica follows the Archdiocese of St. Louis’ Safe Environment Program. The program is designed to help protect the youth, elderly, and vulnerable adults of our parish

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Gift Shop

Gift Shop

During your visit, you'll find hundreds of items in our Gift Shop, including spiritual keepsakes and unique souvenirs. You can find the gift shop off the west side of the vestibule on the main level of the Cathedral.

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