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French Territory: Saint Pierre and Miquelon

About Saint Pierre and Miquelon:

We preface this page with a note that, although part of France, the islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon are in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and lie about 2,300 miles west of Brest. on mainland France, and only about 12 miles from from Point May, Newfoundland in Canada…once a part of the vast territory of New France that covered  much of the upper North American continent. It was formerly an overseas department, then a territorial collectivity with special status, and now it is an overseas collectivity.

Residents of the islands (around 2,800 as of 2024) are French citizens and the language spoken here is French. They elect their own Deputy to the National Assembly of France and participate in senatorial and presidential elections. The Euro is the currency, so the atmosphere is most definitely French.  Both Saint Pierre and Miquelon are part of The Diocese of La Rochelle in France.

Miquelon and Langlade are connected by an isthmus.   Miquelon is a small village of 500 inhabitants, mainly Acadian descendants.
Langlade, which is not occupied in winter, is home to some fishermen huts in summer time.

Catholic places of interest on Saint Pierre and Miquelon:

Parish of St-Pierre

Address: 23 rue Boursaint- BP 4245 – 97500 Saint-Pierre, France

Tel: (0 508) 41 02 40 parishespm@gmail.com

 

Community of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Cluny

Address:  1 rue du docteur Dunan – BP 4246 – 97500 Saint Pierre

Tel: (0 508) 41 05 70 http://sj-cluny.org/

Parish of Miquelon

Rectory: Rue Anne Claire du Pont de Renon, 97500 Miquelon-Langlade, France

Tel: (0 508) 41 63 21

email:  parishespm@gmail.com

 

Community of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Cluny

Address:  2 place des Ardillers – BP 8419 -97500 Miquelon

Tel: (0 508) 41 65 23

 

Our Lady of Ardilliers Church (consecrated 1865)

Address:  4J2C+5V8, Rue Anne Clair du Pont de Renon, Miquelon 97500, St. Pierre & Miquelon

Tel: +508 41 02 40

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