Cathédrale Sainte-Thérèse-d'Avila | Édifices religieux Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Religious Buildings

Cathédrale Sainte-Thérèse-d'Avila


In 1922, Monsignor Dudemaine, priest to the the first parish of Abitibi, and architect Beaugrand-Champagne, of Montreal, got together to build the Sainte-Thérèse-d’Avila Church. Later, in 1939, this church became a cathedral. Monsignor Desmarais became the first bishop of the young Amos diocese. This Roman-Byzantyne style structure is unique in North America. It is a veritable work of art, where mosaics, Italian marble and French stained windows may be seen.

Sector: Amos-Harricana

Details

On reservation: Yes
Pricing: Free for open visits
Opening hours: All year, Monday thru Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours offered by Maison du tourisme. For information:
819 727-1242.

Contact

11, boulevard Mgr-Dudemaine
Amos
J9T 1S3

819 732-2110

1 800 670-0499

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