On Jul 23, 1816 twelve Marist aspirants climbed the hill of Fourvière overlooking the city of Lyons
to the ancient chapel of the Blessed Virgin.
Here, for centuries, Catholics had sought the intercession of Mary for their future dreams.
The youthful group solemnly pledged to establish the Society of Mary as soon as they could….
Vision & Promise | Fourvière Liturgy | Fourvière Paraliturgy | Remembering Fourvière in three acts | The Fourvière Pledge
Vision & Promise
Fourvière and the pledge to form the Society of Mary, Jul 23 1816
The story of Fourvière.
Fr Gerard Hall SM
Readings, prayers & petitions.
DL leaflet: click here
The Fourvière Pledge
Twenty-six languages, with Latin original. DL leaflets: click below:
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Booklet (compiled by Alois Greiler SM; nine languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Portugese, Spanish)