Quebec's National Shrines
A visit to these national shrines is truly a spiritual and historical experience. They speak to the great faith Québec residents cherish, and the rich artistic creativity of the craftsmen who built such grand churches surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Contact InformationSt. Joseph' Oratory of Mount Royal Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3V 1H6
phone: view phone514-733-8211
The Province of Quebec prides itself on the richness of four great National Shrines. Being the oldest, Saint-Anne-de-Beaupré has been visited by pilgrims for the past 350 years. Our Lady of the Cape Shrine was founded at Trois-Rivières in 1888. In Montreal, Saint Joseph's Oratory was founded in 1904 by Saint Brother André and canonized by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010. The Shrine of Saint-Anthony's Hermitage was founded in 1908.
A total of 3,000,000 visitors every year come to take in the beauty of these shrines, a number that demonstrates the success of their intended purposes.
Province of Québec (CANADA)