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Montreal Quebec Temple

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86th operating temple

Montreal Quebec Mormon Temple
Physical Address
1450 Boulevard Marie-Victorin
Longueuil, Quebec  J4G 1A4
Mailing Address
1007-51 Place Charles-le Moyne
Longueuil, QC  J4K 5G6
Telephone  450-646-5775
Facsimile  450-646-7598
Distribution Services  450-679-1473

Announcement:  6 August 1998
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:  9 April 1999 by Gary J. Coleman
Public Open House:  20–27 May 2000
Dedication:  4 June 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley
Public Open House:  5–14 November 2015
Rededication:  22 November 2015 by Henry B. Eyring

Site:  2.4 acres.
Exterior Finish:  Bethel white granite from northern Vermont.
Ordinance Rooms:  Two ordinance rooms (two-stage progressive) and two sealing.
Total Floor Area:  11,550 square feet.

Temple Renovation

On Monday, June 2, 2014, the Montreal Quebec Temple closed for a complete renovation of the interior and exterior. The structure was reinforced, replacing the original wood framing with reinforced concrete and steel. And major repairs were carried out including remediation of a mold problem. In addition, the ordinance rooms were decorated with beautiful landscape murals, and the exterior was slightly altered to give the edifice an updated appearance.

Temple Facts

The Montreal Quebec Temple was the sixth temple built in Canada and the first built in Quebec.

Groundbreaking Ceremony

In his comments at the groundbreaking ceremony held in the empty garage of a vacated automobile dealership which was removed before construction begins, Elder Coleman of the Seventy and second counselor in the North America Northeast Area presidency encouraged members to "come often…come with the family…come with the family names…in establishing the Lord's temple in Montreal."

President Benoit Duquette of the Montreal stake remarked that when he joined the Church in 1975, members from the area drove 45 hours to attend the Alberta Temple in Cardston or would fly to the Swiss Temple. Since 1990, members have traveled for six hours to attend the Toronto Ontario Temple.

"As we stand here this morning," said President Walter Svenson of the Mount Royal stake, "although the spot is still without form, with our spiritual eyes we can see a…fountain of potential blessings, a hill of personal challenge and the mountain of the Lord's house, foreseen by Isaiah."

Gerard Pelchat, the first stake president in the Montreal stake, remembers telling friends in the Toronto temple a year ago of his desire for a temple in Montreal. "I never dreamed it would happen, let alone this soon," he said (Church News, 17 April 1999).

"Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord: And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse."
—Malachi 4:5–6

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