Paray-le-Monial


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Paray-le-Monial

(pärā`-lə-mônyäl`), town (1990 pop. 10,568), Saône-et-Loire dept., E central France. Ceramics and hosiery are produced. In the 17th cent. St. Margaret Mary founded the cult of the Sacred Heart of Jesus there. With the growth of the cult in the 19th cent. Paray-le-Monial became second only to LourdesLourdes
, town (1990 pop. 16,581), Hautes-Pyrénées dept., SW France, at the foot of the Pyrénées. It is famous for its Roman Catholic shrine where Our Lady of Lourdes (Feast: Feb. 11) is believed to have repeatedly appeared (1858) to St. Bernadette.
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 as a pilgrimage site in France. The town's Romanesque Church of Notre Dame dates from the 12th cent.
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Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690), a young nun at the Paray-le-Monial monastery of the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary.
En 1881 se celebro en Lille (Francia) el primer Congreso Internacional, al que siguen, en estos anos de la vida de Giuseppe Sarto, los de Avinon (1882), Lieja (1883) Friburgo (de Suiza, 1885), Toulouse (1886), Paris (1888), Amberes (1890), Jerusalen (1893), Reims (1894), Paray-le-Monial (1897), Bruselas (1898), Lourdes (1899), Angers (1901), Namur (1902), Angulema (1904) y Roma (1905), durante el Pontificado de san Pio X se sucederan, ademas de los Congresos de Angulema y Roma otros nueve mas.
59) Por ejemplo: cuatro millones de jovenes en los funerales de JUAN PABLO II, reactivacion de los centros de peregrinacion [Santiago, Czestochowa, Knock, Paray-le-Monial, Medjugorje, etc.
In a conversation this reviewer had with Pere Jean-Rodolphe Kars, a close friend of Messiaen's, in Paray-le-Monial, France on 4 July 2010, Pere Kars characterized La Transfiguration as influenced heavily by von Balthasar.
Oficialmente, se relaciona la devocion al Sagrado Corazon de Jesus con Margarita Maria Alacoque (1647-1690), monja visitandina del monasterio de Paray-le-Monial, contemporanea de muchas de las monjas americanas que refieren suenos y visiones relacionadas con el corazon de Jesus.
El fenomeno es patente en el programa escultorico del priorato de Paray-le-Monial, en el cual la arquitectura se considera practicamente una imitacion de Cluny III.
On the contrary, French Catholics were foremost in expressing nationalistic sentiment, especially through--as deftly shown by Byrnes--pilgrimages to Lourdes, Paray-le-Monial, and Chartres.
THERE will be plenty of interest in Dunkerque, who makes his debut in the Prix de l'Hippodrome de Paray-le-Monial on the same Saint-Cloud card.
Suggesting the wealth of spiritual sites that survive in contemporary Europe, Paray-le-Monial is near both Taize and the ancient monastery of Cluny.
The "new devotion" ignited by it based itself in the visions of Marie Marguerite Alacoque in Paray-Le-Monial in the second half of the seventeenth century: it reached its first peak with the construction of the Sacre-Coeur at Montmartre, undertaken as an Oeuvre du voeu national, after the defeat of 1870-71, in order to expiate the excesses of the Commune.
He was canonised by Pope John Paul II in 1992 and this is the only time that his relics have left the shrine of Paray-le-Monial in the last 300 years.
Benoit, Orleans, and Paray-le-Monial were less than a hundred kilometers away.