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The Return of the Sacré circuit

The Return of the Sacré circuit

News - July 8th, 2020

The Sacré circuit course to discover the treasures of the religious heritage of the MRC des Chenaux is back for the tourist season. As a result, the churches of Champlain, Batiscan and Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade,…

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Consequences of the pandemic in the Diocese of Chicoutimi: a major financial impact

Consequences of the pandemic in the Diocese of Chicoutimi: a major financial impact

News - July 6th, 2020

The health crisis has had a major impact on the finances of the diocese of Chicoutimi. Church closings and the merger of factories could be precipitated in the next year, as several parishes will have…

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The Sulpicians pass the torch

The Sulpicians pass the torch

News - July 3rd, 2020

After having trained the priests of the province for more than three centuries, the Sulpicians decided to bequeath a good part of this task to the Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences of Laval University.…

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Why protect modern heritage?

Why protect modern heritage?

News - July 2nd, 2020

It is not only the old heritage that is in danger in Quebec: the modern heritage is just as much. But the destruction of a church built in 1960 generally arouses less indignation than the disappearance…

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The thorny question of heritage

The thorny question of heritage

News - June 30th, 2020

These are tough times for heritage in Quebec. Almost every day, a century-old house or a church falls under the peak of demolishers. Only in Quebec in recent years, we can think of the Church of St. Francis…

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Heart cry to save nine churches in the MRC des Chenaux

Heart cry to save nine churches in the MRC des Chenaux

News - June 29th, 2020

The financial health of churches in the region was already not very bright before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the confinement of the past few months, the situation has become even more alarming.…

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Places of worship finally reopened

Places of worship finally reopened

News - June 23rd, 2020

Places of worship finally reopened on Monday after three months of closure due to COVID-19. “For me, the churches are a place for silence, meditation. It’s really a place to go home, think…

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