Catholic Shrines & Places of Interest in Canada


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: Many Catholic Shrines & Places of Interest

Quebec City: Many Catholic Shrines & Places of Interest

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: Cap du la Madeline (Our Lady of the Cape): Shrine of Our Lady of the Cape