Father Joseph Townsend, a Parochial Vicar at the Basilica,
shares a Communal First Saturday reflection on the Fourth Sorrowful
Mystery of the Rosary, the carrying of the cross. It was given on
October 1, 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.