In honor of today being the feast day of Saint Michael, Saint
Gabriel and Saint Raphael, the Archangels, Father David Dufresne, a
Parochial Vicar at the Basilica, recites a prayer to Saint Michael
that was written by Pope Leo XIII.
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.