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Catholic Shrines & Places of Interest in Canada

The French missionaries left an indelible impression upon Eastern Canada first,  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.


British Columbia:

Garibaldi Highland:  Queen of Peace Monastery (Dominican)


Winnipeg:  Shrine of Saint Gianna Molla, Bishop Velychkovsky Martyr’s Shrine            


Comberemere:  Madonna House Apostolate

Guelph:  Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate

King: Marylake Retreat Centre

Midland: Canadian Martyrs Shrine

Ottawa: Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

Schreiber:  The Grotto at Holy Angels Parish


Fortierville:  Church of Saint Philomena of Fortierville (beautiful church with relic of St. Philomena)

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

Shrine of Our Lady of the Cape (Cap du la Madeline)  Trois-Rivieres

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