The Secretariat of the Shrine is the link between pilgrims, group organizers, tour operators, benefactors and other departments at the Shrine.
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At the doors of Old Quebec, the Côte-de-Beaupré reveals its rich landscapes alongside the St. Lawrence River, Montmorency Falls at Mont-Sainte-Anne, and on to Cap Tourmente.
Come live the Novena and the Feast Day of Saint Anne from July 17 to 26...
Paintings, mosaics, stained glass windows, stone and wooden sculptures reveal the extraordinary beauty and history of the Shrine, and the important role that it continues to play in the faith of the people.Learn more
Historically speaking, we know very little about Saint Anne. The Bible says nothing about her, whereas other writings that circulated in the early Church speak about her at great length.Learn more
The Annals of Saint Anne
Carpe Diem ...
This month, the Annals of Saint Anne offers you this extraordinary theme of Carpe diem. “Seize the Day!” Enjoy this moment that passes by so quickly, this present moment, this very day, today, that will never come again. How simple it sounds! And yet! Let us take the time to stop and look at our life, as we run around each day trying to fit everything in. What is my life made up of? What am I sowing? What am I reaping? What is all the hustle and bustle? Where am I now? Where am I going? What legacy do I want to leave behind by my effort, my actions, my work, my life?
Devotion to Saint Anne, a Family Story
I must have been about five years old when I first went to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré. On a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon, with my parents and my brothers and sisters, we went on a pilgrimage to visit our great-uncle Gérard, who was a Redemptorist brother. Originally from the small parish of Saint-Hilaire-de-Dorset in Beauce, Quebec, it was no surprise when his confreres called him Brother Hilaire (referring to his hometown.)