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Basilica of Saint Mary Podcast

Oct 3, 2018

Father Ed Bresnahan and Melinda Zakrzwksi are our guests on the sixth episode of The Basilica of Saint Mary Podcast. 

Bishop Ireton High School Chaplain Father Bresnahan (0:45-14:09) talks about ministering to high school students at Bishop Ireton and gives information on their current construction project and upcoming open house. 

Melinda Zakrzwski (14:34-25:05) spotlights all of the pro-life activities the parish is involved in during October, which is "Respect Life Month."

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.