Father David Dufresne, a Parochial Vicar at the Basilica of
Saint Mary, gives a homily during a Mass at the Basilica for the
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. It was recorded on July 18,
About the Podcast
Founded in 1795, the Basilica of Saint Mary in Old Town Alexandria is the first Catholic Church established in Virginia. Pope Francis named the church a minor basilica on December 6, 2017 due to its important role in the growth of the Catholic Church in North America.