Visions of Mary: Looking Towards God

Visions of Mary: Art, Devotion, and Beauty at Chartres Cathedral places Mary within the context of her “home” at Notre Dame de Chartres. The stained glass of the cathedral sometimes speaks of her directly, and sometimes reminds those in prayer to look towards God, just as she did.

My Prayer
Beauty, lead my heart towards You.

Reflections of stained glass in the glass protecting the Veil of Mary

Scriptural Touchstone:
“Mary said, ‘My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior…'” Luke 1: 46-47a

Invitation to Pray:
While gazing gently at the photograph below, what prayers are emerging in your body, mind, heart, and imagination? Pray them now.

These images are from the restored chapels in the ambulatory of Chartres Cathedral. The photograph above is found on the inside of the front and back covers of Visions of Mary.

Author with Visions of Mary

Information about Visions of Mary: Art, Devotion, and Beauty at Chartres Cathedral
Information on praying and pilgrimage at Chartres Cathedral (site by Jill)

Related posts by Jill:

  1. Visions of Mary: The Blue Virgin Window at Chartres


Jill K H Geoffrion

Serving as a contemplative Christian minister and artist by compassionately and creatively inspiring others to seek a deeper relationship with God and a more meaningful life of service.


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