A Haven of Peace on the Summit of Montreal
Built between 1904 and 1967, the St. Joseph Oratory of Mount-Royal is considered to be the world's largest monument to Saint Joseph in North America. Saint Joseph's Oratory was recognized as a national historic monument of Canada in 2004 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its founding.
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