Our 2014 pilgrimage to Québec began early on Tuesday July 2, following Dominion (Canada) Day. A long drive through a very busy Montreal brought us to our first stop - Notre Dame du Cap near Trois Rivieres, PQ.
We joined pilgrims from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in the nightly candlelight procession in the beautiful setting of the grounds to the image of our Lady in the centre of the pond fed by a holy spring.
We went into Trois Rivieres for dinner and, of course, frogs legs.
In the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Québec we prayed at the shrine of St. François de Laval and learned how the only Holy Door outside of Europe was constructed. We then prepared to enter, confess and celebrate Mass to share in the pilgrimage plenary indulgence.
The segregated area of the Chapel for the Ursuline sisters next to the Shrine of St. Marie de L'Incarnation is still in use.
Chapel of the Ursulines and Shrine of St. Marie de L'Incarnation. first educator of women in the North America.