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  1. The statuette of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours

    The statuette of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours…

  2. The interior of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel. The “votive ships” hanging from the ceiling were presented by sailors who were saved at sea after praying to Our Lady of Good Help. This is why the chapel is also called “Sailors’ Chapel.”

    The interior of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel. The “votive ships” hanging from the ceiling were presented by sail…

  3. Detail of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel

    Detail of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel…

  4. Room where Marguerite d’Youville, the first Canadian saint and foundress of the Sisters of Charity of Montreal (also known as the “Grey Nuns”), received and fed the poor. The room is in the “Maison de Mère d’Youvile” (House of Mother d’Youville), built in 1694.

    Room where Marguerite d’Youville, the first Canadian saint and foundress of the Sisters of Charity of Montreal (also k…

  5. Statue of Mother d’Youville on the grounds of the Maison de Mère d’Youville

    Statue of Mother d’Youville on the grounds of the Maison de Mère d’Youville…

  6. Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal is a neo-gothic church built in the 1800s to replace the earlier Notre-Dame Church, whose history is entwined with the founding of Montreal by Paul Chomeday de Maisonneuve. The current structure has hosted state funerals, a visit by Pope John Paul II (1984), and the 1994 wedding of singer Céline Dion.

    Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal is a neo-gothic church built in the 1800s to replace the earlier Notre-Dame Church, whos…

  7. The beautiful, colorful interior of Notre-Dame Basilica was greatly inspired by Sainte-Chappelle in Paris.

    The beautiful, colorful interior of Notre-Dame Basilica was greatly inspired by Sainte-Chappelle in Paris.…

  8. Detail of Notre-Dame Basilica

    Detail of Notre-Dame Basilica…

  9. Detail of a striking stained glass window by Guido Nincheri, a Florentine artist who set up a studio in Montreal in 1925 and decorated (frescoes, stained glass, etc.) more than 200 churches in North America, including in Montreal and New England. This depiction of the Holy Family is located in the church of St. Léon of West Mount in Montreal.

    Detail of a striking stained glass window by Guido Nincheri, a Florentine artist who set up a studio in Montreal in 1925…