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Bishop of Paris (1196-1208), Eudes de Sully formula le Hail Mary By adding a conclusion to the Marians of the feasts of the Annunciation and the Visitation which took up the words of the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary. This prayer spread throughout Europe together with the synod statutes that Eudes de Sully promulgated for the Diocese of Paris and which inspired many other bishops.
The Angelus is the first prayer that is recited every morning at the cathedral before the first mass as well as every day at midday...
Prayer of Pope John Paul II to Notre Dame de Paris
When he first came to Paris on May 30, 1980, Pope John Paul II uttered this prayer at the foot of the statue of Notre-Dame de Paris.
He converted to 18, at Christmas Vespers 1886, while standing next to the statue of the Virgin of the pillar prayed under the word Notre-Dame de Paris.
The Litany of the Virgin
The litany of the Virgin, said of Lorette because of the origin of their musical accompaniment. They were approved in the sixteenth century in the vicinity of Paris. They're still sung today. Throughout these invocations, we recognize those that are especially suitable for stained glass windows of the northern Rosette...
Born in Paris in 1431, he was awarded Master of Art at the faculty of Paris in 1452. During a very hectic life, he composed for his mother the prayer to the Lady of Heaven, to whom is dedicated the cathedral of the capital.
While he was organist and music master of the children at Notre-Dame, he wrote the mystery of Passion for the aldermen of Abbeville in 1452. He was able to translate the presence of Christ in the lives of his contemporaries and lent the Magi the sentiments of the faithful impressed by the poverty of the means chosen by Messiah to save all men throughout all times.
Parisian, poet of profession, supported by Saint Louis, he composed the Miracle of Théophile around 1270. It was played in the student district on the Sainte-Geneviève Mountain, and represented on the eardrum of the north brace of Notre-Dame. The supplication of the Repentant sinner is famous:
Contemporary of Paul Claudel, since he lived from 1873 to 1914, he composed the porch of the mystery of the second virtue in 1911. He also addresses Notre-Dame de Paris by this excerpt where he lists the Saints patrons of Paris carved at the portals of the cathedral.
Submit an intention of prayer
The great gothic nave of Notre-Dame de Paris, anchored on the banks of the Seine for more than eight centuries, is composed of prayers. This edifice, living by the faith and prayer of the faithful, is entrusted with human and Christian experience, wrote Cardinal Lustiger. The slenderness of the vaults and the arrow translates the Movement of [...]
Ave Maris Stella
Secular hymn – Even centuries-old – whose author is not known precisely (Fortunat in the VIème century or Paul deacon at the VIIIème), but is venerable by the liturgical use that is made for the Vespers of the Holy Virgin.
Alma Redemptoris Mater
In the time of Advent and Christmas, Our Lady is greeted more particularly as the mother whose wonderful child has given the world the Holy God who has come to raise sinful humanity. The monk Herman the Lame, in the 11th century, would be the author of this anthem.