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A church heated with bitcoins

A church heated with bitcoins

News - February 8th, 2021

[Updated Feb. 8, 2021] There is no bingo hall in the basement of Saint-Adrien Church. Rather multiple servers that mine cryptocurrency. Without them, the project of transforming the church into a creative…

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Death of architect Frédérick Dawson

Death of architect Frédérick Dawson

News - January 25th, 2021

As an architect, one of his proudest accomplishments was designing the Notre-Dame-de-Pompei Catholic Church on Sauvé St. Dawson has the distinction of being the only architect to have designed…

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Religious archives,

Religious archives, "great forgotten ones in the reflection on Quebec's cultural heritage"

News - January 22nd, 2021

Private archives, and more specifically religious archives, are "the great forgotten ones in the reflection on Quebec's cultural heritage", deplores the Canadian Society of the History of…

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Ottawa donates $ 1 million to Notre-Dame Basilica

Ottawa donates $ 1 million to Notre-Dame Basilica

News - January 19th, 2021

Canada Economic Development is disbursing 1 million to help the basilica get through the health crisis that is shaking up the tourism industry. Notre-Dame Basilica is one of the most frequented sites…

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Pandemic and churches: a devastating marriage

Pandemic and churches: a devastating marriage

News - January 18th, 2021

The closure of places of worship is another hard blow for the factories of small Catholic parishes, many of which were already struggling with financial difficulties, long before the pandemic. Read the…

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On the trail of Canada's premier organ builder

On the trail of Canada's premier organ builder

News - January 14th, 2021

There is no doubt that reading this story about a certain François Grouard could inspire filmmakers and screenwriters ! Written in the form of a police investigation, this article examines a claim…

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Train young people for the NBA ... and life

Train young people for the NBA ... and life

News - January 11th, 2021

Entering the old church on 2nd Street in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, we see that the basketball training sessions of the Dynasty Sports Institute are taking place on a field built where masses once took…

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