St. Francis Xavier Basilica – Dyersville, Iowa
This edifice in Dyersville is one of only 33 basilicas in the United States and is the only one outside of a metropolitan area. It was designated a basilica in 1956. The medieval Gothic-style structure was completed in 1889. It has 212-foot twin spires, fine paintings, and 64 stained glass windows.
Home to 5,000 parishioners.
The Traditional Latin Mass is offered at noon, each Sunday, at the beautiful Basilica of Saint Francis Xavier Dyersville, Iowa.
Guided tours are available. Group tour reservations are required.
Admission – Free ($1.00 per person for guided tour)
Directions – in southwest part of town between 2nd and 3rd Streets
Address: 104 3rd St., Dyersville, Iowa
Hours – 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., daily