Pastoral Unit of Old Montreal and the
424, rue Saint-Sulpice
Montreal, QC H2Y 2V5
Contact: Fr. Robert Gagné, PSS, Moderator
Ph.: (514) 842-2925, ext. 222
Fax: (514) 842-3370
The Pastoral Unit of Old Montreal and the Quartier Latin was created in
2003 to better meet the pastoral challenges of these two neighborhoods
and to better manage the pastoral work of priests who serve there. His
first moderator was Monsignor Yvon Bigras, PSS who directed the Unit
until 2006. He was succeeded by Fr. Robert Gagné, PSS, the
current moderator, who with a team of three other Sulpicians and
several religious and lay persons take care of various pastoral
The Unit has four places of worship, each of which has a very
Notre Dame of Montreal
is the most beautiful church in North
America, and the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours
located in the heart
of Old Montreal, a typically tourist place. While places of Catholics
worship and spirituality, where are celebrated the Eucharist and the
Sacraments, they are also places of activities that promote Christian
culture and art.
Notre Dame of Montreal Basilica.
is located in the Quartier Latin, right in
downtown Montreal. A jewel of Canadian religious art, built in
Romanesque Revival style, it helps the People of God to approach Jesus
through Mary. In addition to this liturgical and devotional vocation,
it is also a center for pastoral care to the poor and homeless.
, the largest cemetery in North America,
is also a part of the Pastoral Unit. It serves the Catholic population
since 1854 and is a memorial site since five generations.