Father Kevin McArdle, Bishop Leonard Cowley (rector), Archbishop Leo Binz, Msgr. John Cullinan and Father Robert Loftus, all vested in red, pose in the sacristy. Likely a Pentecost Mass. Father McArdle and Father Loftus were Assistants at the Basilica.
Mass celebrating the Basilica being named Co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. At center behind forward altar, Archbishop Leo Binz, flanked by Father Colbert and Father Gormely.
Aerial view from the southwest, showing the church, rectory and school. A foundation hole has been dug for the convent building. To the west, most homes and businesses have been razed to make way for construction of Interstate 94.
No. 952-A. Drawn by G.B.M. Two side-by-side drawings: Door no. 3, with symbols for Peter, Andrew, John and James. This drawing has been colored with orange and blue pencils; Remaining 7 doors prototype. Also a sketch indicating door locations.
The vested Basilica Boys' Choir stands and sings carols before the 5:00 a.m. Mass on Christmas morning. Choir director and organist George Bussman plays a small portable organ just outside the sacristy rail. Boys pictured include: Tommy Hendricks, Martin Strong, Tom Bennett, Danny Stone, and Laird Miller.
Nave and Sanctuary filled with floor to ceiling scaffolding. The pews and pulpit are covered with drop cloths. Taken during restoration work, which included repainting of the ceiling and cleaning the stone, plaster and marble work by the St. Paul Statuary Company.
This image shows the west front of St. Mary's Catholic Church in St. Peter. The church, also known as the Church of the Immaculate Conception, was located at 523 South Third Street from 1889 until 1992. This postcard negative, marked 469, has been converted to a digital positive image.
This image shows the Church of St. Peter in St. Peter, MN. This Catholic church was located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Myrtle and Fifth Streets until it was destroyed by the March 1998 tornado. This postcard negative, marked 479, has been converted to a digital positive image.
Prelates gather during Solemn Pontifical Mass in connection with the Consecration of the Basilica of Saint Mary. Archbishop John Gregory Murray, celebrant, flanked by other higher ranking clergy, reverences the altar.