Author and photographer Jill K. H. Geoffrion gathers the fruit of her many years of work at Our Lady of Chartres in this superbly illustrated edition. At once a treasure of visual devotion to Mary and an invitation to a unique meditative journey, this volume explores the story of Mary through nine centuries of artistic work, theological reflection, and faith. Look inside the book. Available at bookstores near you. Also at Amazon, Paraclete Press, and Barnes and Noble
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Praying the Chartres Labyrinth
This book serves as a guide to pilgrimage, Chartres Cathedral and the Chartres labyrinth as well as a journal in which a pilgrim can record experiences and the spiritual significance of these. Each page includes a poem that brings a relevant topic into focus. Above is a related image. Below is a suggestion for exploring one’s inner landscape as well as space to get started.
A Pilgrim’s Journal
A 75 page journal designed for pilgrims to the Chartres Cathedral. Each page has a watermark photo from a special part of the cathedral, a journal sentence starter, and an area designated for written or visual prayers. $25.00, shipping within the U.S. included. Order directly from Jill.
Photos of the Cathedral
Chartres: La Grâce d’une Cathédrale
(Strasbourg: La Nuée Blue, 2013) Sous la direction de Mgr. Michel Pansard.
Illustrating Histoire d’un mythe de fondation by Marie-Francine Jourdan
Articles Relating to the Chartres Cathedral
Mysterious Circles at Chartres (pdf) by Jill K H Geoffrion and Alain Pierre Louët. Caerdroia 44:59. 2015
Consideration of six different graffiti formations that may relate to the stone labyrinth in the nave.
The Petit Labyrinth Graffito of Chartres Cathedral (pdf) by Jill K H Geoffrion and Alain Pierre Louët.
Caerdroia 40: 4-8. 2010. Introduction of a newly discovered labyrinth in the Chartres Cathedral.
Other Books on the Labyrinth Published by Jill