Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-De-Padoue, Longueuil

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The Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue is a co-cathedral in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, on Montreal's south shore. It is located on the corner of Rue Saint-Charles and Chemin Chambly in the Borough of Le Vieux-Longueuil. It is dedicated to St. Anthony of Padua. The cathedral houses the remains of the Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher, the foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.Its episcopal region is Longueuil-Nord. Lionel Gendron, the bishop, has a cathedra sculpted in walnut. Before the reign of Bernard Hubert, it was simply a parish church.The cathedral was classified as historical monument by the Government of Quebec in 1984.HistoryThe site contains the archaeological remains of Fort Longueuil, a fort constructed between 1685 and 1690 as the fortified residence of Charles le Moyne de Longueuil, the only Canadian-born person to be raised to the rank of Baron by the French King. The fort was demolished in 1810 and the cathedral contains stone building materials and elements salvaged from the fort. The site of the fort was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1923.
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  • Its the nicest church in Longueuil. It's old bit the rebuilt it cause it was patially burned long time again. Anyway they do renovate it and its very nice. If you want to see the nicest church in sout...  more »
  • We visited here because my wife was taught her whole life by the Nuns of the Order the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. This Cathedral is the resting place of the Foundress of the Order Marie Rose Duroch...  more »
  • This place is conducive to prayer and contemplation. It is also a place that allows us to share with those who preceded us and to be able to meditate on our personal and community future.
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  • Wow what a beautiful church, with the singer great
  • Nice architecture. This is a far as it goes on the south shore.
  • it's a peaceful and beautiful church
  • A new Museum for more than three centuries of history of old Longueuil and the parish. Crypt, organ, stained-glass windows, peaceful place, meditation, sanctuary dedicated to saint Anthony of Padua and BL. Marie Rose Durocher who has his tomb in a side chapel.
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  • Beautiful church, wonderful architecture
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