Ascension Church

Basilica Music and Arts Camp

A shared ministry of the Basilica and Ascension, this week-long camp teaches choral singing, choreography, percussion and art through the light of Christian faith. It is for singers with unchanged voices in grades 4-8. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 25-29, at the Basilica of St. Mary. $100 for the week, including breakfast and lunch. Scholarships are available. Call Teri Larson, 612 333-1381.

Music immersion Brochure 2016

Faces in the Pews: Gerardo Escamilla

Gerardo Jose Escamilla and his wife, Martha, make their home in Brooklyn Park, with their four sons: Francisco, Gerardo, Gared, and Kerarte. Gerardo has a construction company, All Roofs and Siding Inc. He, literally, built their house. Martha is homemaker, bookkeeper for the company, and, as Gerardo said with a little smile, “boykeeper.” Read more.


Aug. 15-19

• Vacation Bible School
9 – 11:30 a.m., St. Austin campus, 40th and Thomas Avenues N


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Call the parish office for more information on these events, 612 529-9684