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

Centre d’animation
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?


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What’s new?

Update every month: 26 octobre 2021


The Centre WILL BE CLOSED on Thursday March 23 and Friday March 24.

Newsletter 45, December 2022

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


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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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.