Doors Open Ontario

The Doors Open Ontario 2018 season was a great success. Over 482,000 people visited sites in communities across the province. Thanks to our sponsors, partners and volunteers for their support, and to all who participated.

St. Lawrence the Martyr Roman Catholic Church Doors Open Hamilton

St. Lawrence the Martyr Roman Catholic Church

This Romanesque-style church has beautiful stained glass and painted murals. The beautiful main altar and pulpit are carved and sculpted in renowned Italian Carrera marble. Experience the remarkable acoustics during choir singing, guitar music and organ performances on the 110-year-old Casavant pipe organ. Enjoy complimentary snacks and refreshments throughout the day.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Kid-friendly
  • Guided tours available
  • Self-guided tours available

Contact info

475 Mary Street North
Hamilton, Ontario
Telephone: 905-529-3921


Year built: 1890; 1908: pipe organ installation; 1935: renovations; 1955-65: interior renovations
Architect: Robert Clohency
Architectural style: Romanesque revival
Building type: Place of worship

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 5 – Sunday May 6, 2018
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (last tour at 1:30 p.m.); Sunday: Noon to 4 p.m.; Sunday service: 10:30 a.m. mass and May Crowning, then Fellowship hour with coffee and dessert

St. Lawrence the Martyr Roman Catholic Church 475 Mary Street North