Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (Montreal)
Discovering Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, a place of worship, art, and history
For over 350 years, the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel, a jewel of history and heritage, holds a special place in the memory and the heart of many generations of visitors and pilgrims. Cross it's threshold is immediately sense its atmosphere of peace and wellness, and feeling a palpable link to Montreal of another age.
During the next hour, we'll invite you to visit Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel. It will be our pleasure to make you discover this historic chapel whose renown is closely tied to the charism of Marguerite Bourgeoys. You'll discover a place with many attractions. In addition to the richness of its decor, you will be enchanted by its furnishings, its paintings, its ex-votos in the form of model boats recalling its function as a place of pilgrimage, the “miraculous” statue and, of course, the museum.
This visit includes 19 audio stops. Please click on the link below to download the file containing the podcast. You can then transfer the file to your portable MP3 player.
We also invite you to download and print the accompanying flyer. It contains directions to the site, the list of audio stops, and diagrams of the parish property and interior of the chapel.
We invite you to discover Notre-Dame-de-Bon Secours Chapel, a place of worship, art and history!
© Québec Religious Heritage Council, October 2009.
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This project was made possible by the Entente sur le développement culturel de Montréalas part of the Programme de soutien à la diffusion du patrimoine montréalais.