May 2, 2020
Father Nicholas Blank, a Parochial Vicar at the Basilica of Saint Mary, gives his homily at the Basilica's Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Easter. Since it is also Good Shepherd Sunday and the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, he touches on those themes too. It was recorded on May 3, 2020.
Founded in 1795, the Basilica of Saint Mary in Old Town Alexandria is the first Catholic parish 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