Year of St. Joseph

"Used with permission of the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M."

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Celebrating the Year of St. Joseph

Canada - Montreal & Quebec Pilgrimage

Spiritual Leader: Fr. Bill Swengros

Group Leader: Maritza Reyes

October 8 - 13, 2021

MR100821

Celebrating the Year of St. Joseph

Canada - Montreal & Quebec Pilgrimage

Spiritual Leader:
Fr. Bill Swengros

Group Leader:
Maritza Reyes

October 8 - 13, 2021

MR100821

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Montreal · Our Lady of the Cape Shrine · Quebec

Explore Canada on a fascinating six-day Catholic Pilgrimage to Montreal and Quebec accompanied by a Priest who will celebrate daily Mass, be available or the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and lead Spiritual Activities. Begin in Montreal with a visit to St. Joseph's Oratory, the world's largest Shrine dedicated to this great Saint. Also tour the Notre Dame Basilica, largely responsible for much of Montreal's religious history, and the Our Lady of the Cape Shrine, Canadas National Shrine to Our Blessed Mother. In Quebec, see the French roots of this beautiful city and even visit Montmorency Falls Park. Visit the Ursulines Monastery, St. Augustine's Monastery, the National Shrine of Sainte Anne-de-Beaupre and more!

Year of St. Joseph

"Used with permission of the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M."


Fr. Bill Swengros


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DATES & PRICES
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Your trip includes

  • Round-trip airfare
  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Centrally located hotels: (or similar)
      ~ 2 nights | October 08 - 10: Ville-Marie Best Western, Montreal
      ~ 1 night   | October 10 - 11: Days Inn by Wyndham, Trois - Rivieres
      ~ 2 nights | October 11 - 13: Plaza Quebec, Quebec City
  • Transfers as per Itinerary
  • Breakfast daily
  • 4 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Transportation by air-conditioned motor coach
  • Assistance of professional local Catholic guide(s)
  • Sightseeing and admission fees as per Itinerary
  • Mass Daily and Spiritual activities
  • Whispers
  • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents
Centrally located hotels or similar
hotel
Ville-Marie Best Western
Montreal

2 Nights

hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham
Trois - Rivieres

1 Night

hotel
Plaza Quebec
Quebec City

2 Nights

Not included
  • Airline luggage fees, Meals not mentioned, Tips to your guide and driver.
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Itinerary

Day 1, Friday, October 8: Arrive in Montreal, Canada

Make your way to your local airport to board your flight(s) to Montreal International Airport. Arrive in Montreal, the second largest French-speaking city in the world. Upon your arrival you will be greeted by your tour escort and driver, and then embark on the sightseeing tour of Montreal. Visit the seat of the Archdiocese of Montreal, the Cathedral of Marie Reine du Monde (Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral), the third largest church in Montreal after St. Joseph's Oratory and the Basilica of Sainte Anne de Beaupre. This basilica was visited in 1951 by Monsignor Giovanni Battista Montini, the future Pope Paul VI. In August of 1969, Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II visited the cathedral. As pope, John Paul II returned in 1984 as the first pope to visit Canada. Our next stop will be the 350-year old Notre Dame de Bon Secours Chapel, where the tomb of St. Marquerite Bourgeoys is located. The chapel, built in 1771 over the site of the original stone chapel, was often visited by sailors to pray before they were shipped out for duty. Following Mass we will enjoy lunch in the local restaurant and then continue with the visit of Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum. The story of St. Marguerite Bourgeoy's exceptional life with the early settlers who built Montreal is beautifully presented in the museum named after her. The tower offers a spectacular view of Old Montreal and the Old Port. We will then drive to the top of Mount Royal for a spectacular panorama view of the city of Montreal. Dinner and overnight in Montreal.

Day 2, Saturday, October 9: Montreal

Wake to a full breakfast at your hotel followed by entire morning visit to the Oratory of St. Joseph, the world's largest shrine dedicated to St Joseph. The Oratory was founded by St. Andre Bessette in 1904 as a modest chapel. Annually, this pilgrimage center receives more than two million visitors who come to meditate and pray in this peace-filled setting. The Oratory of St. Joseph grew from a small chapel on beautiful Mount Royal to the premier shrine of today. The basilica's dome reaches 97 meters and is second only in height to St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The primitive chapel, votive chapel, crypt, and basilica presents a variety of architectural styles as the construction began in 1904 and finished in 1966. During our tour we will visit the tomb of St. Andre Bessette, as well as view the two great pipe organs that are played often throughout the week. We will celebrate Mass for the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker before lunch. After lunch, we continue with a visit of the Notre Dame Basilica. This basilica plays a significant part in Montreal's religious heritage. Constructed from 1824 to 1829, it dominates Old Montreal with its imposing size. The neo-gothic architecture and richness of its decoration inside and out make it shine like a jewel in comparison to the modern buildings nearby. Special attention should be given to the magnificent pipe organ, the largest in North America and the French stained glass windows, modeled after Sainte Chapelle Cathedral in Paris, France. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight in Montreal.

Day 3, Sunday, October 10: Montreal-Our Lady of the Cape Shrine

Wake to a full breakfast at your hotel. Our day begins with a guided tour of Montreal. Visit the Notre Dame Basilica, which plays a significant part in Montreal's religious heritage. Constructed from 1824 to 1829, it dominates Old Montreal with its imposing size. The neo-gothic architecture and richness of its decoration inside and out make it shine like a jewel in comparison to the modern buildings nearby. Special attention should be given to the magnificent pipe organ, the largest in North America and the French stained glass windows, modeled after Sainte Chapelle Cathedral in Paris, France. After lunch, we will travel a short distance to the Mohawk community of Kahnawake where the tomb of the Lily of the Mohawks, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, is located. Afterwards, we departure for Trois-Rivieres and continue to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Cape. This shrine is located in the majestic region of Mauricie and is Canada's National Shrine to the Blessed Mother. Standing on the shore of the St. Lawrence River, Our Lady of the Cape Shrine welcomes pilgrims annually to pray at the oldest standing Canadian chapel, built in 1714. The basilica is adorned with magnificent stained glass windows and a Casavant organ with 5425 pipes, one of the largest in Canada. With its beautiful gardens overlooking the river, the shrine reveals an oasis of greenery and inspires peace and tranquility. The atmosphere of this Shrine and surrounding landscape invites you to spend time in spiritual reflection. The Way of the Cross, Adoration, prayer walk and a torch-lit procession (weather permitting) will all be available to you while you relax in this serene setting. Dinner and overnight at your Hotel.

Day 4, Monday, October 11: Our Lady of the Cape Shrine-Quebec

After full breakfast at your hotel we will visit the National Shrine of Sainte Anne de Beaupre, which welcomes over a million visitors from all over the world annually. Learn the fascinating history through artistic masterpieces such as beautiful mosaics, stained glass windows, stone and wood sculptures throughout its many chapels. Enjoy a visit to the St. Anne museum. There will be free time to explore the Shrine with its old stone Church, outdoor Way of the Cross, and Scala Santa. We will celebrate Mass at the Shrine before visiting the Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum nearby. View exclusive pieces and learn about the art of embossing copper, how it is extracted and used around the world. Our travels today will take us to Montmorency Falls Park where the waterfalls are 272 feet tall, that is 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls! You may admire the view from the cable car, suspended bridge, lookout points, or climbing stairs up the side of the cliff. Return to Quebec for your farewell dinner and overnight.

Day 5, Tuesday, October 12: Quebec

After full breakfast at your hotel we will visit the National Shrine of Sainte Anne de Beaupre, which welcomes over a million visitors from all over the world annually. Learn the fascinating history through artistic masterpieces such as beautiful mosaics, stained glass windows, stone and wood sculptures throughout its many chapels. Enjoy a visit to the St. Anne museum. There will be free time to explore the Shrine with its old stone Church, outdoor Way of the Cross, and Scala Santa. We will celebrate Mass at the Shrine before visiting the Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum nearby. View exclusive pieces and learn about the art of embossing copper, how it is extracted and used around the world. Our travels today will take us to Montmorency Falls Park where the waterfalls are 272 feet tall, that is 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls! You may admire the view from the cable car, suspended bridge, lookout points, or climbing stairs up the side of the cliff. Return to Quebec for your farewell dinner and overnight.

Day 6, Wednesday, October 13: Quebec-Transfer for Departure

Full breakfast at your hotel before check-out. Transfer to the airport for your departure with wonderful memories of new friends and renewed spirit from your Canadian Pilgrimage.

*206 Tours Disclaimer:
Occasionally local religious and national holidays, weather, traffic conditions and other events may necessitate changes in the sequence of events or the missing of certain events/places. Though every effort will be made to follow the itinerary, it should be considered as an indication, rather than a contract of events and places to be visited.


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About your trip

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  • Montreal
  • Our Lady of the Cape Shrine
  • Quebec
Canada - Montreal & Quebec:

Arrive in Montreal to begin your 6-day Pilgrimage through Canada where you will experience the breathtaking St. Joseph's Oratory, the world's largest shrine to St. Joseph whose dome is second in height only to St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, visit the Notre Dame Basilica home to North America's largest pipe organ, and pray over the beautiful gardens by the St. Lawrence River at the Pilgrim House at Our Lady of Cape Shrine. You will continue to Quebec and tour the city and various important historic and Catholic sites in what is referred to as the cradle of French culture in North America. On your final day in Canada you will visit the national Shrine of Sainte Anne-de-Beaupre which attracts over a million visitors each tear and even tour Montmorency Falls Park. Journey to Montreal and Quebec to make wonderful memories, new friends, and renew your spirit from your Canadian Pilgrimage.

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