Thank you for your inquiry about visiting Notre Dame Cathedral. We provide guided tours for individuals or groups from the middle of May to the middle of October (booking required in advance). Generally, guided tours last from 30 to 45 minutes. In order to avoid a conflict with other activities, we suggest that your visit begin at one of the following times:
- in the morning, Tuesday to Friday at 9 a.m.
- in the afternoon, Monday to Friday at 1:30 p.m. or at 3 p.m.
In order to help us plan your visit in the context of other activities at the Cathedral, please contact our office at (613) 241-7496 email email@example.com or fax (613) 241-1627.
Please note that there is a fee for each guided tour scheduled and confirmed by our office.
During the summer months volunteers are often present to greet tourists, answer questions and provide informal tours.
Thank you for your co-operation. We hope to see you soon!
The Blessed Sacrament will be present in the chapel after the 5 PM Mass on Thursdays and in the Church, every 1st Friday of the month after the 12:15 mass until 5:00 p.m..
Adoration - First Friday of the month
Adoration in the church after the 12:15 mass until the 5:00 p.m. mass.
Confessions are held 15 minutes before each mass
A Brief History and Parishes of the Archdiocese of Ottawa – 125 years
This hard cover book, containing 256 glossy paper pages with full colour throughout, shows some of the dynamic life and activities of our parishes. It is currently available at the office at a cost of $35 each.
Door of Mercy
The Door of Mercy is open during the hours when the Cathedral is open.
The office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
La Basilique-Cathédrale Notre-Dame/Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica 2013