Mar 15, 2021
Father Wade Menezes, CPM, gives a homily during a Mass at the Basilica for the Fourth Sunday of Lent. It was recorded on March 14, 2021. Father Wade is at the Basilica of our Lenten parish mission.
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.