François de Laval, a missionary bishop, a visionary, a bold man, a founder… and a Saint!

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François-De Laval

To learn more about the life, the work and the spirituality of New France’s first bishop, recognized as Saint by the Catholic Church since April 3rd, 2014.

The saint

Who was François de Laval?

Testimonies

Collection of quotes

Ephemeris

Documentary directory
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Publications

What’s new?

Update every month: 26 octobre 2021

New

Information on the statue of Saint François de Laval in PDF format here

Newsletter 44, May 2022

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Now available

Giclée Saint François de Québec in limited edition, numbered and signed with artist Daniel Abel’s monochrome, in large or small format

Celebrations

Novena of the founders of Church of Quebec 2022 (April 30 – May 8). Program available here.

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Pray with François

Meet a pilgrim, a devoted pastor and a loving missionary. Entrust him with your prayer intentions.

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Documentary directory

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Read the correspondence of François de Laval and his contemporaries. Find books and articles on the subject. An ideal research tool for anyone wishing to know more about this great man.