Discover the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine, located in Beaupré, with this chapter taken from the Ulysses Guide to Spiritual and Religious Journeys in Québec.
On this journey, you’ll get to explore the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine, a principal pilgrimage destination for Catholics, dedicated to the veneration of Saint Anne, wife of Saint Joachim, mother of the Virgin Mary and grandmother of Jesus. Just twenty minutes from Québec City, this place looms large in Québec’s spiritual and religious life. The basilica is one of five national shrines in Canada. For years, millions of pilgrims have been coming here to pray and gather at the feet of the saint’s statue—a practice still much in evidence today.
In full colour and lavishly illustrated with magnificent photos, this chapter includes a detailed description of this sacred site, as well as thematic sidebars for additional information. Practical details are also provided, including contact information, admission and opening hours.