2018 is going to be bright year.

Dome Lighting Project
During this past year, we successfully tested new exterior lighting from a single position south of the Basilica. Look at this dramatic “before and after” photo! Now imagine this same new lighting from 11 separate points surrounding the building. Our beautiful Basilica will forever serve as beacon of hope to the entire Milwaukee community!

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Contact Colleen Cheney-Trawinski, executive director, by email or call 414-902-3524.

Thank you to hundreds of individual, foundation and corporate donors for their generous contributions to the Foundation in 2017. For a complete donor list, see: 2017 Donor Honor Roll.

Our Mission: the preservation, restoration and enhancement of the Basilica of St. Josaphat as an historical landmark, center of spirituality, and community asset for Milwaukee, Wisconsin and our nation.

About the Basilica
The Basilica of St. Josaphat, located in the historic Lincoln Village of Milwaukee, is a Franciscan parish which has a captivating story of faith, historical significance and unmatched beauty.

Built by Polish Immigrants and using salvaged materials from the U.S. Post Office and Custom House federal building from Chicago, it is often referred to as “an ignored wonder of the world”.

Since 1991, The St. Josaphat Basilica Foundation and its Board of Directors have provided the guidance, funding, and leadership for all preservation, restoration or enhancement work for the Basilica.

Visit the Basilica of St. Josaphat soon!

Take the climb 250 feet up  to the Cupola – view video below:

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