Father Edward Hathaway, the Rector of the Basilica, shares a
homily during the Ascension of the Lord. It was given in the
Basilica on May 29, 2022.
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.