Located in the majestic region of Mauricie, Our Lady of the Cape Shrine is Canada's National Shrine to Our Blessed Mother.
Standing on the shore of the Saint Lawrence River, the shrine welcomes over 500 000 pilgrims annually. Visitors can admire the historical chapel built in 1714, the oldest church kept in its integrity in Canada. A large modern basilica was inaugurated in 1964. Its stained glass windows are magnificent and the Casavant organ is one of the largest in Canada. With its beautiful gardens overlooking the river, the shrine reveals an oasis of greenery and inspires peace and tranquility.
The attractiveness of this Marian pilgrimage site, its atmosphere conducive to reflection and its variety of activities all favor an encounter with God.