A place of nature, culture and spirituality, Saint Joseph's Oratory welcomes you in the heart of the city. Founded in 1904, the most important sanctuary in the world dedicated to Saint Joseph is an exceptional pilgrimage site associated with Saint Brother André, its founder. The distinctive architecture of this building and especially its imposing dome, give it a remarkable physical and symbolic presence in Montreal. Let yourself be inspired by the Garden of the Way of the Cross, the exhibitions at the Oratory Museum and the many concerts.
What to see at the Oratory:
Votive Chapel; Brother André's Tomb; Statuette of Saint Joseph; Crypt; Terrace, view of Montreal; Oratory's Museum; Way of the Cross and Gardens; Brother André's Exhibition; Basilica and Grand Organ; Blessed Sacrament Chapel; Brother André's room; Original Chapel; Works of art; Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal boy choir.
Regular Mass Schedule:
Monday to Saturday:
Tuesday and Thursday:
Mass for the sick: at 2:00 pm
- Guided tour for groups only
- Private rooms can be rented for banquet or meetings
Chapel and crypt: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm
Basilica & Brother Andre's exhibit: 7:00 am to 8:30 pm
Chapel: 7:30 am to 8:30 pm
Oratory's Museum: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Gardens of the Way of the Cross: from May 1st to October 8 from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm
Boutique: Monday to Saturday from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm I Sunday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm