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Twentieth Annual Icon Festival at The Basilica of Saint Mary

Twentieth Annual Icon Festival

Exhibit: November 1–23

Icons,17th century to contemporary, are borrowed from churches and individuals throughout the Twin Cities. They are displayed in The Basilica Sanctuary.

The Festival opens with a procession of Icons during the 9:30am & 11:30am Masses on Sunday November 2
Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil—Icon Festival Concerts

Saturday, November 15, 8:00pm, Basilica Church
7:00pm pre-concert talk with The Very Rev. Abbott John Magramm

Sunday, Nov 16, 3:00pm, St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral

The Cathedral Choir of The Basilica of Saint Mary will join forces with members of the MEOCCA (Minnesota Eastern Orthodox Christian Clergy Association) to perform Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil. Sara Ann Pogorely and Teri Larson, conductors. The concert is free and open to all.

Tour of St. Stephan Romanian Orthodox Church in South Saint Paul

Saturday November 22, 10:30am

Deb Korluka will speak about The Holy Face and other Icons she is currently painting/installing at this church.
Icon Festival Talk

Sunday November 23, 1:00pm

Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy – Historical Perspective of Similarities & Differences, John Davenport, Chair Department of Mathematics and General Studies, Professor of Arts & Sciences, North Central University



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