Historic site dedicated to St. Anne, mother of Mary and grandmother of Jesus, the Sainte-Anne de Beaupre Shrine is a pilgrimage place of great beauty, visited annually by more than a million and a half of people.
Its many buildings, arches and tall steeples are a modest gift to the beauty and love of this holy respected by all.Major attraction of the province of Quebec, just 20 minutes from the Best Western PLUS Downtown Quebec, Ste-Anne de Beaupre shrine is overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River. It includes, in addition, the fascinating Cathedral Basilica Ste-Anne de Beaupre, the perfect place for religious tourism near the Old Capital. Shops, a cyclorama relating the christian history and several exhibition halls are located directly onsite.
Through its involvement in the religious history in North America, the Basilica Cathedral of Ste Anne de Beaupre has become one of the most important religious heritage sites in Canada. Among other things, it is the gathering place for the commemoration of the Feast of St. Anne, patron of ecclesiastical, in Quebec City on July 26th. The culmination of the novena is an event not to be missed!
Built in 1923, the Basilica Cathedral of Ste Anne de Beaupre, with its Romanesque style, was opened in 1976. Among its treasures, we can find various sacred vessels of the eighteenth century and an important collection of votive offerings.
Instead of peace, interiority and prayer, the Ste Anne de Beaupre Shrine welcomes you each year to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Through the discreet presence of Saint Anne and Mary, Redemptorists and their employees, you will be welcomed like a family at home, so that resonates with your heart full of hope of the first Christmas night message “I bring you good tidings of great joy “(Luke 2: 10).
Also, several masses are presented daily and are open to all. They are always filled with a great background and sensibility, shared with passion by the clergy members.
For your next pilgrimage to the Basilica Cathedral of Ste Anne de Beaupre, please book at the Best Western PLUS City Centre to ensure you are seated in a quiet, airy place with all the amenities you need to fully enjoy your moment of indulgence. In addition, our dedicated team will be delighted to share with you the secrets of the cultural and religious life, founder of the essences of Quebec City.