Thanksgiving Mass

On Thursday, November 22, our nation observes a day of Thanksgiving.  In gratefulness for all blessings bestowed upon us as a people of faith, please join us for our special Thanksgiving Day Mass at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 22.  This will be the only Mass offered at the Cathedral Basilica on Thanksgiving Day.

Advent Day of Recollection

On Saturday, December 8th, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., parishioners, their guests, and all throughout the Archdiocese are invited to join Archbishop Robert Carlson in this special day of reflection and recollection.  

This special gathering is free to all.  Advance registration is requested to enable organizers to properly prepare worship materials and set up for lunch.  Good will offerings will be gratefully accepted to offset the cost of lunch.  To register or for additional information, please contact Mary Ann Fox at 314-373-8208 or email

Schedule for the Day
9:30 a.m.  Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, celebrated by Archbishop Carlson.  

10:30 a.m. the first conference begins followed by the Exposition of the Blesses Sacrament.  There will also be an opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

12:10 p.m. Rosary followed by lunch in Boland Hall cafeteria on the lower level.  

1:30 p.m. the second conference begins, followed by “Advent Stations: Office of the Ancestors of Christ”.  Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will continue on the Main Altar.  The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available until 4:45 p.m.

3:30 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is moved to the Blessed Sacrament Chapel for Adoration 

4:30 p.m. Evening Prayer and Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

5:00 p.m. Celebration of the vigil Mass for the Second Sunday of Advent

Door Restoration

The restoration of the exterior doors of the Cathedral Basilica continues.  Please note: Use of individual Cathedral doors may be limited at certain times during the restoration.

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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Jubilee Prayer Garden

Prayer Garden

Be A Part of the History of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis as a contributor to the Jubilee Prayer Garden Brick Program

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