Carhagouha

The historic site Carhagouha (near Lafontaine, Ontario) is the Huron/Wendat name for the site of the first Catholic Mass celebrated in Ontario, Canada on August 12 (or June 24[1][2]), 1615 by Fr. Joseph Le Caron (member of the Recollets order) in the presence of French explorer, Samuel de Champlain,[3] and the Wendat.

Each year a Mass is celebrated to mark the anniversary. The exact place is not precisely known.[4]


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