About Holy Rosary Cathedral, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Built in 1917, Holy Rosary Cathedral was designed by Montréal architect J. Fortin. The Cathedral is one of Saskatchewan’s most beautiful and statuesque churches.
What to do at Holy Rosary Cathedral?
Attractions & Things to do
With two tall, elegant spires, the Cathedral is an imposing building.
Main features of the Cathedral are
1. The large ceramic murals in the southern wall of the sanctuary. Conceived and executed by Lorraine Malach, it depicts the five glorious mysteries recounted in the rosary.
2. The McGuigan Organ, in honor of Sr Marion McGuigan and built by Casavant Frères of Québec, one of Canada’s distinguished organ-building firm. It has more than 3100 pipes and is one of the finest cathedral organs in Canada. This is placed in the gallery at cathedral’s north end.
3. The Archbishop’s cathedra dating from the time of Archbishop Mathieu.
4. Beautiful stained glass windows by artisan André Rault of Rennes, France. The five glass windows in the east and west side of the Cathedral depicts Mary’s Sorrows and Mary’s Joy, respectively. In addition, there are three large round windows known as rose windows- one on each side and one at the front. Significantly, the windows have the names of Mary’s progenitors written on them.
The large bell in the east tower donated in 1915 by the parish Altar Guild is an added attraction.
When to visit Holy Rosary Cathedral?
Civic Museum of Regina Hours
Mass Hours – Here
Contact Cathedral office for tours. – 306.565.0909
Time required to visit:
Half an hour.
How much to visit Holy Rosary Cathedral?
How to get to Holy Rosary Cathedral?
Located at 3125 – 13th Avenue, the twin spires of this church are hard to miss.
Free parking available on site.
Accessible by public transport