Ignace Bourget Monument

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Ignace Bourget Monument
Monument Ignace Bourget 01.jpg
The monument in 2011
Coordinates 45°29′57.10″N 73°34′6.10″W / 45.4991944°N 73.5683611°W / 45.4991944; -73.5683611
Location Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, Montreal
Designer Louis-Philippe Hébert
Type Historical Monument
Material Bronze, granite
Opening date June 24, 1903
Dedicated to Ignace Bourget

The Ignace Bourget Monument is a monument of Louis-Philippe Hébert located in front of Montreal's Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, in Quebec, Canada.


The monument in memory of Bishop Ignace Bourget was unveiled on June 24, 1903, in front of the replica of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, which he had built. A bas-relief shows the bishop studying the plans for the building. Two allegorical statues represent Religion and Charity. It was erected by both clergy and faithful, who contributed $25,000. The sculptures and bas-reliefs were created by Louis-Philippe Hébert.

Allegorical statues[edit]



Bishop studying the plans for the building
Bishop in midst of the Papal Zouaves

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