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86th operating temple; closed for renovation; preparing for open house; scheduled to be rededicated Sunday, November 22, 2015

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

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:  10,700 square feet.

Public Open House

     The general public, including children of all ages, is invited to attend an open house of the Montreal Quebec Temple. Admission is free, but reservations are requested.
Reservations:  Open house tickets will be made available through an online reservation system beginning Monday, October 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
Dates:  Thursday, November 5, through Saturday, November 14, 2015, except for Sunday, November 8.
Location:  1450 Boulevard Marie-Victorin, Longueuil, Quebec – View Map
Dress:  Modest dress is requested.
Parking:  Parking attendants will guide you to an available parking space. Plan to arrive early to allow time for traffic and parking.
Tours:  Open house tours begin with a short video presentation providing an overview of temples and why they are significant to members of the Church. Following the video, a tour host will escort you through the temple, explaining the purpose of each room and answering questions as time allows. At the conclusion of the tour, you are invited to a reception area to have any further questions answered.

Cultural Celebration

On Saturday, November 21, 2015, a cultural celebration will be held commemorating the heritage of the Montreal region through narration, song, and dance.


The Montreal Quebec Temple will be rededicated in three sessions on Sunday, November 22, 2015.

Temple Renovation

On Monday, June 2, 2014, the Montreal Quebec Temple closed for a complete renovation of the interior and exterior. The structure has been reinforced, replacing the original wood framing with reinforced concrete and steel. And major repairs have been carried out including remediation of a mold problem. In addition, the ordinance rooms have been 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).

"And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions."
—Luke 2:46

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