The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul, Montreal

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The Church of Saint Andrew and St Paul is a Presbyterian church in downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located at 3415 Redpath Street, on the corner of Sherbrooke Street (Route 138). It is in close proximity to the Golden Square Mile, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Concordia University (Sir George Williams Campus) as well as the Guy-Concordia Metro station.It is the regimental church of The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada.This congregation is the 1918 merger of two congregations, both formed in the early years of the nineteenth century.HistorySt. Andrew's ChurchThe congregation formed in 1802 and was originally located on Notre-Dame Street. It was the second Presbyterian congregation in Montreal, the first having been the Scots Presbyterian Congregation of St. Gabriel Street Church, founded in 1787.In 1809, the first St. Andrew's Church was built on Saint Peter Street in Old Montreal and was also known as St. Peter's Street Church at the time. In 1820, it became closer connected with the Church of Scotland. The new Saint Andrew's Church building was built in 1851 on Beaver Hall Hill, at the corner of De la Gauchetière Street. It was inspired by the plans of the Salisbury Cathedral, and was known as the Scottish Cathedral. The cathedral burned to the ground in 1869 and was quickly rebuilt on the same location.
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  • Just off the top, this is a totally beautiful, historical repository of artistic windows, military recognition, and source of community pride. This is, after all, a "regimental" (i.e. military...  more »
  • This church is located right at the heart of uptown tourist and shopping Montreal, beside the Museum of Fine Arts. It is the historic church of the wealthy Square Mile elite, with traditional stained....  more »
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  • This church is beautiful inside, but the best part is the secret garden on the side - an oasis in the middle of downtown Montreal’s hustle and bustle. A great place to sit, listen to the fountain, read a book, eat lunch and relax! Thank you for making this treasure available to the community !
  • Homelies come and go and only some stick and have an influence on our every day life. It seems that at this church, most of them create a lasting memory and generate positive actions from its community. The social tissue that is knitted between these walls is quite remarkable and touching.

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