Pilgrimage to Montreal & Oratory of St. Joseph




This Year of St. Joseph we will (God-willing) be taking a pilgrimage to Montreal and the beautiful Oratory of St. Joseph on Thursday September 9 - Sunday September 12! All money will be refundable if we are not allowed to go due to the border not being open yet.


WHAT: A pilgrimage ("a holy journey of spiritual significance") to Montreal to visit the Oratory of St. Joseph, Historic Old Montreal and Notre Dame Basilica, a guided tour of Montreal, and opportunities for a evening dinner-cruise on the river, Casino du Montreal, and more!


WHEN: Thursday, September 9 - Sunday, September 12. We will leave early Thursday morning and be back Sunday evening.


COST: Cost is based upon how many will be staying in a hotel room together and are as follows (a $250 deposit per person is required at registration to hold your spot). Cost covers your 3 nights in hotel, bussing, tour of Montreal, 3 continental breakfasts, 1 group dinner, and a few other various smaller items. 

  • Single Person - $700
  • 2 Persons (in single room) - $500 per person
  • 3 Persons (in single room with 2 beds) - $450 per person
  • 4 Persons (in single room with 2 beds) - $400 per person


ITINERARY: (note that this is a draft so the days of certain items may be switched around when the final itinerary is completed, but this will give you an idea):

  1. Thursday, September 9
    • Leave St. Joseph at 6:00am
    • Bathroom/stretch/lunch breaks
    • Arrive in Montreal around 6-7pm?
    • Dinner in Montreal on one’s own
    • Load into hotel
  2. Friday, September 10
    • Breakfast included at hotel
    •  Depart for daily Mass and then sightseeing in Montreal (guided tour of Montreal on this day?)
    •  Oratory of St. Joseph
    • Group Dinner at Vieux-Port Steakhouse
  3. Saturday, September 11
    • Breakfast included at hotel
    • Historic Old Montreal, Notre Dame Basilica, and Mount Royal
    • Saturday Vigil Mass/Sunday Mass
    • Optional Dinner-cruise (~$125 per person)
    • Optional evening at Casino du Montreal if desired
  4. Sunday September 12
    • Breakfast included at hotel
    • Depart hotel
    • Sunday Mass/Saturday Vigil
    • Stop at duty-free shoppe
    • Bathroom/stretch/lunch breaks
    • Arrive back at St. Joseph!