Father Joseph Townsend, a Parochial Vicar at the Basilica of
Saint Mary, shares a homily during Divine Mercy Sunday, the Second
Sunday of Easter. It was given in the Basilica on April 24,
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.