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Natives, French Canadians, Acadians

Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre Shrine (The Pyramid of Crutches)

Ste.Anne de Beaupre Basilica

Historic View of the Pyramid of Crutches

Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre, shrine, crutches

 

 

The Basilica Today

Warning: you  might get a little seasick but the music’s great!

 

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External Links:

VIEW-3246 | Pyramids of crutches, Ste- Anne-de-Beaupré church, QC

December 10, 2009 - Posted by | . | , , ,

9 Comments »

  1. That’s really amazing. Before I read the title I thought it was a sculpture…and it is too. This is a great card.

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    Comment by Christine | December 10, 2009 | Reply

  2. That must be quite a sight.

    Found a whole downloadable old book when I looked it up on Google that must mention it (among many other things).

    French Canadian life and character, with historical and descriptive sketches of the scenery and life in Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, and surrounding country; (1899)

    http://www.archive.org/details/frenchcanadianli00granuoft

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    Comment by postcardy | December 10, 2009 | Reply

  3. I would never have imagined such an image as those artistically arranged crutches. So very interesting…

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    Comment by Red Velvet Confections | December 10, 2009 | Reply

  4. This reminds me of Lourdes in France! Wonderful card Evelyn:)

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    Comment by Marie | December 11, 2009 | Reply

  5. Wonderful music, and a very interesting card. I’ve never seen anything quite like that before.

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    Comment by Sheila | December 11, 2009 | Reply

  6. The home of Evangeline and my ancestors!

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    Comment by Dave Dubé | December 11, 2009 | Reply

  7. Very interesting, and beautiful!

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    Comment by Mary | December 11, 2009 | Reply

  8. Simply majestic music and views. Cathedrals hold so much mystery and power. Happy PFF!

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    Comment by Stephanie | December 11, 2009 | Reply

  9. Amazing. Whether miracle or faith, amazing. 🙂

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    Comment by Karen | December 15, 2009 | Reply


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