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St Patricks Basilica West Montreal

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St Patricks Basilica
454 René Lévesque Blvd.
West Montreal
QC
H2Z1A7
Tel: 514-866-7379

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St. Patrick's Church was opened on March 17th, 1847 to serve the needs of the Irish immigrants who had come to Montreal in great numbers due to the famine and other troubles in Ireland.The Basilica has been designated an Historical Monument by the Government of Quebec.
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    St. Patrick's Basilica is one of the most beautiful churches in Montreal in addition to being first and foremost a wonderful place to celebrate Mass in English. Although the pews are not as full as they should be for a church of this size, pastor Fr. Coyle often delivers a powerful homily with an on-point message. The singing from regular Carol McCormick and the music from the organist also fills up the church with a good sound. After celebrating Mass, it is worthwhile to inspect the hundreds of murals of Saints along the walls. Each picture of...Read More

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    Beautiful inside. Bring a camera bit not during a service ;)

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by Mark Wilde

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St. Patrick's Basilica is one of the most beautiful churches in Montreal in addition to being first and foremost a wonderful place to celebrate Mass in English. Although the pews are not as full as they should be for a church of this size, pastor Fr. Coyle often delivers a powerful homily with an on-point message. The singing from regular Carol McCormick and the music from the organist also fills up the church with a good sound. After celebrating Mass, it is worthwhile to inspect the hundreds of murals of Saints along the walls. Each picture of a Saint has his or her name below and often an object in the picture that helps identify them. I haven't seen another church in North America that is quite like this one.

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