Welcome to the Basilica of the Assumption Historic Trust
Preserving America’s First Catholic Cathedral. Preserving America’s Catholic Heritage.
Our Mission & Vision
The Basilica of the Assumption Historic Trust was incorporated on April 1, 1976, and charged with the mission to maintain, preserve, protect, repair, and restore all structures and property at the site known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cathedral and Mulberry Streets, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201, which also includes the Archbishop of Baltimore’s Residence.
Past supporters of the Trust helped restore the Baltimore Basilica to its original grandeur. Today, the Trust’s mission is to preserve the Basilica for generations to come.