• Photos from the Open House for Fr. Bernie

      The Martyrs’ Shrine Board of Trustees would like to express their gratitude to everyone who came to give their best wishes to Fr. Bernie at the open house held on Monday, December 14th.  We shared stories and memories and enjoyed spending time together during this busy Christmas season. Fr. Bernie Carroll is finishing his […]

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  • Join us for our open house for Fr. Bernie

    The Martyrs’ Shrine Board of Trustees and staff invite you to join us in wishing our Director Fr. Bernard Carroll, S.J. a happy retirement! Open House on Monday, December 14 from 3:30pm – 6:30pm at the Martyrs’ Shrine Church, Filion Centre. Words of thanks at 5:00pm. Address: 16163 Highway 12 West, Midland, Ontario. We hope to […]

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  • Christmas Tree Lighting and Blessing

    On the evening of November 21st, 2015 the 85ft spruce tree at Martyrs’ Shrine was lit up for the 2015 Christmas Season! Over 100 local residents and visitors came to the Shrine during this evening event. As a light snow fell, the largest Christmas tree in Simcoe County was illuminated. The tree is strung with bright […]

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  • New Director for Martyrs’ Shrine: Fr. Michael Knox, S.J.

    Fr. Michael Knox, S.J. is a Roman Catholic priest in the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).  After entering the order in 1997, he completed a four-year honours bachelor’s degree in history at St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, followed by a diploma in philosophical studies. In 2006, he completed a MA thesis in history at Memorial […]

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  • Martyrs’ Shrine Christmas Tree Lighting & Blessing

    Christmas Tree Lighting & Blessing at Martyrs’ Shrine The Martyrs’ Shrine invites local residents and visitors to kick off the Christmas season by attending their annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Blessing on Saturday, November 21st. This event is free to attend. Between 6:00pm and 7:30pm, friends, family and pilgrims are invited to the Martyrs’ Shrine […]

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  • Second Annual Tiawenk Fundraising Dinner a Stunning Success!

    One hundred and sixty generous supporters of the Martyrs’ Shrine dined together at the second annual Tiawenk Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, October 3rd at Brooklea Golf and Country Club in Midland. Thanks to the tremendous support from our donors, sponsors and patrons, this event raised more than $25,000! We are grateful to everyone who participated […]

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  • Feast Day of the Martyrs

    The Provincials from both the English and French Jesuit Provinces were on hand for the Feast Day of the Canadian Martyrs on September 26, 2015. It was the first ever bi-Province Mass held at the Shrine church.                   Following the Mass, Jesuit priests and scholastics explored the grounds […]

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