Catholic Shrines of Canada in Montreal and Quebec


The French missionaries left an indelible impression upon Eastern Canada and then farther west, despite the many difficulties and martyrdoms suffered at the hands of the native peoples.  There are many shrines dedicated to the early missionaries as well as to many saints and the Blessed Mother.  Here are just a few of them:


Winnipeg:  Shrine of Saint Gianna Molla


King:  Marylake Retreat Centre

Midland:  Canadian Martyrs Shrine

Ottawa:  Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto


Montreal:   Emilie Gamelin Centre; Musee des Hospitaliers; Maison Saint Gabriel;
                     Notre Dame-de-Bon-Secours (St. Marguerite Bourgeoys);
​                     Saint Joseph's Oratory (Brother Andre);   Shrine of Margaret D'Youville

Quebec City:  Monastery of the Augustines, Museum of the Ursulines,
                          Musee de L'Amerique Francophone,
                          Notre Dame de Quebec Cathedral                        

Varennes:  Shrine of Saint Marguerite d'Youville

North of Quebec City
Saint Anthony's Hermitage (Ermitage Saint-Antoine de Lac-Boucette) 
Shrine of St. Anne de Beaupre

Trois-Rivières (Between Montreal & Quebec City)
Cap du la Madeline (Our Lady of the Cape)

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