Pilgrimage

Pilgrims have come to Chartres for over a thousand years. Follow in their footsteps by using the resources listed below.
 
A brief introduction for pilgrims to prepare them to walk around the outside of the cathedral (circumambulation) before entering it.

The south side of the Chartres Cathedral by Jill K H Geoffrion

Pilgrim Etiquette

Bishop's Garden in Chartres by Jill K H Geoffrion

Pilgrim Practices

Youth pilgrimage to Chartres by Jill K H Geoffrion

Pilgrim Rituals:
St. Julien Window, North choir ambulatory

St. Julien and his wife as pilgrims

Quotes to inspire you on your pilgrimage.

Leaving Home Behind

Questions to Ponder during your pilgrimage.

Pilgrim on the north porch by Jill K H Geoffrion Initiation: A Poem about Pilgrimage to Chartres

Pilgrim groups arriving in Chartres by Jill K H Geoffrion

Explanation of the medieval pilgrimage medal from Chartres.
Medieval pilgrimage medal (replica)

Pilgrimage medal for Chartres on top of a Chartres-style labyrinth

Bibliography (et bibliographie) related to pilgrimage and the Chartres Cathedral

Park near the cathedral  in Chartres

 

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