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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In the Northeast of France, four unique sites can be visited: Guebwiller, Vezelay, Nevers and Paray-Le-Monial.
Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-1690), a young nun at the Paray-le-Monial monastery of the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary.
(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.
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.
Since 1975 the community has based itself at Paray-le-Monial, which in the seventeenth century became famous as the site of the first reported vision of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and which continues today as a pilgrimage site that attracts 300,000 visitors annually.
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.
Many of the windows feature episodes from her life: her entry into the convent of Paray-le-Monial, her visions of the Sacre-Coeur, the Virgin Mary giving Marguerite-Marie the infant Jesus to hold, among others.
Contract notice: operation of heating installations, dhw, ventilation for the paray-le-monial hospital center
Marc Boudot, who trains at Paray-le-Monial racecourse in the Charolais region, did not decide to run his big-race winner until the last moment.
Carpentry, metalwork, hardware, occultation - Paray-le-Monial - Charolles - Digoin - La Clayette.