Notre Dame de Paris Rosary by Ghirelli

21 Jun

NotreDame The Notre Dame de Paris Rosary has features that reminds pilgrims of their trip to this historic cathedral.

NotreDame2 The rosary has a crucifix reminiscent of the Pieta.  This crucifix is a replica of that which is on the main altar of the Cathedral of  Notre Dame.

NotreDame3 The rosary center mirrors the design on the entrance door of the  Cathedral of Notre Dame.  It shows Mary and the Child Jesus.  The words, “NOTRE DAME DE PARIS” , are engraved at the bottom.

NotreDame4  The Pater Beads ( Our Father Beads) have designs on each side.  One side shows Mary and the Child Jesus.

NotreDame5  The reverse shows the Rose Window of the cathedral.

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The Notre Dame de Paris Rosary is made by the Ghirelli Company of Italy.  The Ghirelli Company is known as the designer of rosary collections for the Vatican Museums, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, and the International Shrine of Fatima.

 

 To learn more about antique and unusual rosaries, read The Rosary Collector’s Guide, by Gloria Brady Hoffner and Helen Hoffner.  The Rosary Collector’s Guide is a 152 page hardcover reference book with over 200 color photographs of rosaries, center medals, crosses, and crucifixes.  It contains information on rosaries ranging from those owned by England’s King Henry VIII to those bearing the image of Pope Francis.  The Rosary Collector’s Guide is available on Barnes and Noble.com, Amazon.com, the Catholic Faith Store Online, and other book stores, religious article stores, and online sellers.

Hoffner Rosary Book Photo If you have questions or comments, please contact the authors, Gloria Brady Hoffner and Helen Hoffner, at rosarycollector@aol.com

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