Pilgrims in Rome

Pilgrims in Rome : For the Jubilee of the Holy Year 2000/Pilgrim Prayers

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"Pilgrims at Prayer" is one of two official Vatican guides for the Holy Year, Jubilee 2000. The first part introduces indulgences, pilgrimage, prayer, the poor and the way with Mary. The second gives a meditation on each place and its saints, including prayers of celebration, lauds, vespers and the mass. The final part contains chapters on blessings, matins and vespers, penitential celebrations, adoration of the sacrament, the way of the cross, the way of light, the rosary, corporate and personal prayers and hymns. For each holy place in "Pilgrims in Rome" the book provides a spiritual introduction; the history; practical details; the buildings and artworks; and religious significance.
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  • Paperback
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations
  • 0225668742
  • 9780225668742

Table of contents

Pilgrims at prayer. Part 1 The significance of the Jubilee: the biblical roots of the Jubilee; pilgrims, icons of life; Rome, the place of Communion; the indulgence of the Jubilee; the pilgrims' prayer; breaking bread with the poor; on the road with Mary. Part 2 Places to pray: St Peter; Saint Paul outside the wall; St John in Lateran; Santa Maria Maggiore; the Holy Cross in Jerusalem - Saint Laurence; the Catacomb; Santa Pudenziana - San Clemente. Part 3 Celebration and prayer: pilgrim's blessing; matins and vespers; penitential celebration; adoration of the sacrament; way of the cross; way of light; rosary; corporate and personal prayers. Pilgrims in Rome. The eternal city of Rome; Church of St Peter; Church of St Paul; Church of St John in Lateran; Church of Santa Maria Maggiore; Church of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem; Church of Laurence; Sanctuary of the Martyrs (The Catacomb); Church of Santa Pudenziana; Church of San Clemente; the Church history of Rome; the Church of Catholics of the World at Rome; the houses of the saints; Museum of the Vatican; places of worship of the other churches, of the religious communities and of other religions.
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