Recommended Tour: Join Paul Rowe in his special Tour and Play “Fleming” One Man’s Journey to Build the Basilica and Unite a Nation. Time: Tuesday – Saturday at Noon from July 5 – August 27, 2016. All Welcome: $12 Admission; $10 Students and Seniors. Cash Only Please. Tickets Available 30 Minutes Before Showing.
Journey back to 1843 and experience an unforgettable one-man play and guided tour of the Basilica – Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
Join Bishop Michael Anthony Fleming, interpreted by actor Paul Rowe, as he guides you through the Basilica.
One of the most influential Newfoundlanders of his time, Bishop Fleming is brought to life as you witness his tireless efforts to construct the largest cathedral to date in the New World. As Bishop Fleming recounts the early days of the Basilica, you’ll learn about its social and cultural significance, and about the formative and often turbulent history of the young Colony of Newfoundland.
See how citizens of all faiths came together to construct this National Historic Site as you explore its remarkable halls.