A bishop, a visionary, a bold man, a founder… and a Saint!
Last update : 2016-12-21
Find out about François de Laval, the visionary; his boldly creative outlook; and his awe-inspiring body of work that lives on into the present day.
Attend the various activities we organize year-round: conferences, visits to the permanent exhibition, themed activities, pilgrimages, etc.
Meet a pilgrim – a dedicated pastor, a man of wisdom – and entrust him with your prayer intentions.
The intent of the Centre d’animation François-de Laval, established in 1993, is to make known the life, the works and the spirituality of Québec’s first bishop, after whom the Centre is named. It seeks to promote devotion to this iconic figure. Half a million pilgrims come here every year, to engage in private prayer at his tomb. His personnel, under the authority of the Séminaire de Québec, collaborates with different partners, such as the Corporation du patrimoine et du tourisme religieux de Québec (C. of Religious Heritage and Tourism) and the Notre-Dame de Québec parish by its cathedral that contains the funeral chapel of François de Laval. » » »
Last update: 2016-12-21
Newsletter 33 : on line here
New book ! François de Laval, his life and times. More information here
Fine quality art prints (giclées) of Saint François de Québec by artist Daniel Abel.
One hundred copies of each of these two high quality editions are printed on Arche paper, numbered, signed and stamped by the artist. Each giclée comes with its own certificate of authenticity and two documents summarizing the artist's work and life.
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