Blessing of the Fleet and Homily Site Municipal Heritage Site

Flatrock, NL

Municipal Heritage Building Structure or Land


The Blessing of the Fleet and Homily Site, also referred to locally as “the lookout,” is located directly off the waterside of Windgap Road in Flatrock, NL across the road from St. Michael’s Church and Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, and is oriented towards the harbour. A stone monument on the site includes a plaque and an image recording the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1984. The designation includes the entire stone monument structure and the land immediately surrounding it, including the space between Windgap Road and the monument which makes it publicly accessible.

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