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  • Welcome to the Basilica

    The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln Village.

    The Basilica is a Franciscan center for prayer and spirituality, inspiration and beauty. It is home to a vibrant Roman Catholic parish and remains a testament to the faith of the Polish immigrants that created it.

    We invite you to join us for a visit, a tour, for worship or in prayer. Learn about our heritage and check out our parish offerings. Welcome to the Basilica Online! 

  • Coming Events

    • Sunday, February 7
      The teens of the Basilica Parish will sell authentic Pączki from National Bakery after all Masses the weekend of February 6-7. Pączki (paunch-key) are a traditional Polish pastry made just before Lent. Get your Pączki and support our teens as they raise funds for their summer retreat. Price is $2/each or $8/half-dozen.
    • Monday, February 8, 6:30 PM
      The February CW General Meeting will highlight Mardi Gras and feature various snacks and sweets. We'll learn some of the history and traditions of Mardi Gras in different countries and enjoy some activities. Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share.
    • Wednesday, February 10
      Join us as we begin the Season of Lent. Masses will be celebrated at 7:00AM, 9:00AM, 12:00PM, and 6:00PM. Ashes will be distributed at all four Masses on Ash Wednesday.
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