Grounds Care Opportunities
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Basilica Landcare Help beautify and care for our grounds by volunteering to help mow, plant, water, and weed as needed.
Environment: Advent Help prepare The Basilica for the Advent season. Volunteers are needed to help with wreath construction, banner assembly, birch tree placement and lighting, and general cleaning tasks. A team of 40 volunteers is needed to help completed all tasks.

In addition, volunteers are sought for the annual Advent Taize liturgy in the Teresa of Calcutta Hall. Tasks include setting up chairs, confession stations, and creating a prayerful worship space. Register to help with one or both at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Christmas Come help decorate The Basilica for the season of Christmas. Greening of The Basilica takes place on two seperate days prior to Chritmas Eve. Volunteers are then needed to assist with De-Greening The Basilica in January. Sign up to help at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Easter Join a team of volunteers to prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Easter. Sign up to help online at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Holy Week Join a team of volunteers to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Palm Sunday.
You are also invited to help take down the Palm Sunday environment and prepare for Holy Week (triduum). And that's not all! If you have the time available, assist with the preparation for the annual Lenten Taize liturgy on Holy Tuesday and for Good Friday. Sign up to help online at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Lent Volunteers are needed to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of the Lenten season. Decorating will take place the day before Ash Wednesday from 8:30am-12:00pm. Duties removing items from the Sanctuary (we create a sparse environment for Lent); and hanging purple banners from the Sanctuary dome. Sign up online to help at mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Pentecost Volunteers are sought to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Pentecost as well as remove decorations following the celebration. Sign up to help online mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Kitchen Maintenance The Basilica has three frequently used kitchens. Your help in keeping them clean, organized, and well-stocked will go a long way towards fulfilling our parish mission to provide radical hospitality to all who visit.
Maintenance Support Help clean and repair our campus buildings. Join one of our teams to help dust, clean church. We are always in need of painters and carpenters to assist with indoor and outdoor maintenance.
Snow Removal Volunteers assist in removal of snow from steps and sidewalks as needed. There are weekday and weekend opportunities to be involved.
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Contact Melissa Streit to discuss these and other possibilities.