Join us for a three-day silent retreat offered over Palm Sunday Weekend (March 31-April 2, 2023) and led by Jesuit Father, Robert Foliot. This is open to the general public.
Martyrs' Shrine has announced plans of their 2023 Lenten Missions offered to parish communities in the Archdioceses of Toronto, Hamilton and Peterborough.
Join us as we take you on a journey into the natural world at Martyrs' Shrine. Help us protect our natural environment for years to come.
Martyrs' Shrine carries on the legacy of the Jesuit mission residence of Sainte-Marie I from nearly 400 years ago with the Canadian Martyrs.
Grab a quick bite at Martyrs' Shrine's new food truck, The Big Canoe. Enjoy a menu created by our resident Métis Chef de Cuisine, Jason Reynolds.
Message from the Director
For almost a century, our journey here with St. Jean de Brébeuf and his companions has brought millions of pilgrims to moments of prayer, healing, and fellowship. We invite you to join us on that journey of love and discovery as together we seek a deeper union with Jesus Christ.
Canada's Early Church
Discover how the story of Martyrs' Shrine is actually an integral part of our collective history as Canadians. Learn about the Martyrs and their relations with the Indigenous peoples of the 17th century.
Plan Your Trip
Every pilgrimage requires preparation. Whether you are coming as part of a group, with your family, or in solitude, let us help you to plan your visit.
House of Prayer
View our confession and Mass schedules, upcoming devotional days, and information for visiting clergy.
A Home of Peace
Martyrs' Shrine is home to a wide variety of beautiful outdoor spaces for reflection and witness to God's grace in our natural environment.