Holy Door at the Basilica now sealed

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Cardinal Gérald Lacroix officially closed the Holy Door on December 28, the Feast of the Holy Family. It will be reopened in 2025, the next Holy Year of the Roman Catholic Church.

On December 28, Cardinal Gérald Lacroix invited the congregation and the public to the Cathedral-Basilica Notre-Dame de Québec for the sealing of the Holy Door, the final event in the year-long celebration of the parish's 350th anniversary.

Families were invited to take part in afternoon activities in the Jardin de la Porte Sainte featuring giant marionettes, a choir, and a live Nativity Scen