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Remembering the man behind the miracles: Brother André

In 1904 a humble Montreal monk named Brother André realized a dream: to build a shrine to St. Joseph. Pilgrims flocked there, seeking not just a place of prayer but the touch of Brother André — a man his followers believed could work miracles. A century later the shrine, St. Joseph's Oratory, was attracting two million visitors every year and in 2010 Brother André was declared a saint. CBC Archives looks at his life and legacy.

A priest who worked with Brother André shares his memories.
Medium: Television
Program: CBC Television News Special
Broadcast Date: May 23, 1982
Guest(s): Bill McGinnis
Reporter: Larry Stout
Duration: 2:40

Last updated: March 28, 2013

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